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In the Media

El-Sayed hosts Parthasarathy on 'America Dissected'

Jan 12, 2022 America Dissected
How are issues of equity addressed in health care innovation and in particular the patent process? Shobita Parthasarathy, professor of public policy and director of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy program, addressed the question on...
In the Media

Parthasarathy discusses patents and vaccines

May 24, 2021 The American Prospect
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, vaccines have allowed some freedom from the virus. But, patents on the vaccines are preventing others around the world from receiving the life saving shot. In turn, the White House has received pressure to waive...
STPP Lecture Series

To Solve Drug Pricing We Must Solve the Drug Patent Problem

Feb 24, 2020, 4:00 pm EST
1110 Weill Hall
Priti Krishtel is a 15-year veteran of the global access to medicines movement. In 2006, she co-founded I-MAK, a nonprofit that works to combat the rising cost of prescription drugs by re-imagining the patent system so that people can get the lifesaving medicine they need.  
Ford School

Patents, social justice, and public responsibility

Mar 27, 2017, 8:30 am-6:00 pm EDT
4th floor Forum Hall, Palmer Commons
This one-day symposium aims to grapple with this growing controversy, and explore ways forward for patents and patent systems that maximizes the public interest and social justice. The day will end with a book talk and reception celebrating the publication of Shobita Parthasarathy’s Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe (University of Chicago Press, 2017). 
Book Talks @ The Ford School

Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe

Mar 27, 2017, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Palmer Commons, 4th Floor Forum Hall
Shobita Parthasarathy discusses her new book, Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe (University of Chicago Press, 2017), followed by discussion with Richard Hall, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of Michigan, then audience Q&A.
Policy Brief

A Public Good? Geoengineering and Intellectual Property

June 17, 2010
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Shobita Parthasarathy, Christopher Avery, Nathan Hedberg, Jessie Mannisto, Molly Maguire
Intellectual property (IP) is often unrecognized as a form of governance, but it shapes the development of technology in pivotal ways. Both the US and UK governments have recognized this in their discussions about the governance of geoengineering,...