Director Gaby L. Longsworth, Ph.D. will be speaking in the Derwent webinar “Patents, Vaccines, and Viruses: A conversation about the role of IP in the age of COVID-19” on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EDT.

This webinar will cover the following topics:

  • How are patent gene sequences and chemical structures impacting vaccine development today versus a decade ago? What role will they play in the future?
  • What impact has the current climate had on IP activity more generally across the globe and how can patent practitioners guide organizations to create and maintain innovation momentum? ​​
  • What can past responses to global pandemics teach us about the importance and management of intellectual property now?