The University of Minnesota Law School in cooperation with The Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva and the The Centre for International Governance Innovation are pleased to present The Global Debate on Intellectual Property, Trade and Development: Past, Present and Future - A Conference in Honour of Pedro Roffe.
Bassem Awad is a senior fellow and was previously the deputy director of International Intellectual Property Law and Innovation at CIGI.
Jerome H. Reichman is a senior fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program and a member of the traditional knowledge expert working group. At CIGI, he is researching the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and its impact on science and industry in Canada and the United States. Jerome is the Bunyan S. Womble Professor of Law at Duke Law School, where he writes and lectures on diverse aspects of intellectual property law, including comparative and international intellectual property law.
Oonagh E. Fitzgerald was director of international law at CIGI from April 2014 to February 2020. In this role, she established and oversaw CIGI’s international law research agenda, which included policy-relevant research on issues of international economic law, environmental law, IP law and innovation, and Indigenous law.