NIH Campaign Materials

Agenda and Fact Sheet

Meeting Agenda

Humanitarian Licensing Fact Sheet

Background Information

U.S. Federal Rights in Patents, presentation by James Love of Knowledge Ecology International, September 14, 2011

Statutory Basis for Making Licenses to Federally-Funded Patented Inventions Available to International Organizations and Developing Countries

dicins Sans Frontières: "Untangling the Web of ARV Price Reductions: Background" (see pages 6-10)

Universities Allied for Essential Medicines report, "The Global Health Impact of University Research and Intellectual Property"

"Patents vs. Patients: Five Years After the Doha Declaration" (links to

Ritonavir Fact Sheet

Medicines Patent Pool, "Mission," (links to

Medicines Patent Pool, "Background," (links to

KEI: Federal Rights in Patents in FDA Orange Book July 28, 2011

KEI: Drugs with Some US Government Rights in the Patents in FDA Orange Book, August 2011

KEI: Patents for Drugs for AIDS in FDA Orange Book, August 1, 2011

KEI: "Alpha" Cancer Product patents in FDA Orange Book

KEI: Bayh-Dole Timeline (links to

Previous Requests

Excerpts from: Testimony of Robert Weissman, "The Role of Federally-Funded University Research in the Patent System" Before the Committee of Judiciary, U.S. Senate, October 24, 2007

Essential Inventions Letter to Robert Portman, January 5, 2007

Response letter from US Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson to Ralph Nader (links to July 6, 2001

Letter from Ralph Nader, James Love, and Robert Weissman to US Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson (links to March 28, 2001

Response letter from NIH Director Dr. Harold Varmus to Ralph Nader, James Love, Robert Weissman (links to October 19th, 1999

Letter from Ralph Nader, James Love, Robert Weissman to Dr Harold Varmus, Director of the NIH (links to September 3, 1999

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