WASHINGTON – 6/17/22 – “The World Trade Organization’s decision to suspend intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines is short-sighted and sets a dangerous precedent for the future of global health. A flourishing system of IP rights not only allowed for novel vaccines to be created in record time but also allowed global vaccineRead More
WASHINGTON, DC –– 5/20/2022 –– On Friday the Tholos Foundation and Property Rights Alliance published a new white paper titled “Analysis of Flavored Vaping Products as a Harm Reduction Method,” as a follow-up to last year’s report Vaping Works. International Best Practices: United Kingdom, New Zealand, France andRead More
In the Philippines the current regulation on the consumption of nicotine-related products does not distinguish between traditional methods such as cigarettes and alternatives like heated tobacco products (HTPs) and e-cigarettes. Only in January 2022, lawmakers in the Philippines finally passed a comprehensive set of rules to regulate the sale andRead More
At a pair of congressional hearings last month, legislators criticized U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai for her continued efforts to negotiate away American intellectual property rights without consulting Congress. The annual hearings, hosted by the House Ways & Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, centered on the BidenRead More