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UAEM - Licensing and patenting practices of COVID-19 technologies

Federica Cucè made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Derwent College, University of York

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Dear Derwent College, University of York,
For the purpose of clarity, please adhere to the following definitions when answering these questions:
Definitions
Low and middle income country: A country that is defined as ‘low’, ‘lower-middle’ and ‘upper-middle’ income by the World Bank for the year 2018. Income status defined by GNI per capita.
Source: World bank, available online [https://tinyurl.com/y5dwc2qv]
A patent grants an inventor the exclusive rights to his or her invention. A patent holder can stop other people from selling, manufacturing, producing, or using the invention for a certain period of time.
Source: Upcouncil, available online [https://www.upcounsel.com/what-is-a-pate...
Licence: Permission for the licensee to use the intellectual property rights
Source: TaylorWessing, available online [https://www.taylorwessing.com/download/a...
Exclusive Licence: A licence that allows only the named licensee to exploit the relevant IP rights, the licensor is also excluded from exploiting these IP rights.
Non-Exclusive Licence: A licence that grants any number of licensees to exploit the IP.
Source: TaylorWessing, available online [https://www.taylorwessing.com/synapse/co...
Health Technology: ‘Health technology as defined by the WHO: “A health technology is the application of organized knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives.’
Source: WHO, available online [https://www.who.int/health-technology-as...

START FOI request:
Q1. Can you release your internal strategy regarding licensing and patenting of COVID-19 related health technologies?
Q2. Does the institution have a formal policy on licensing and patenting of COVID-19 related technologies? If yes, please provide a link or PDF to the relevant policy document.
Q3. Has the university considered updating their strategy regarding the licensing and patenting of health technologies since the start of the pandemic?
Q4. Please provide an Excel spreadsheet with headings as displayed below with all the COVID-19 related health technologies LICENSED by the university AND specify which countries they were licensed in AND specify whether they are exclusive or non-exclusive licenses.
Health Technology Licensed | Country of Licensing | Type of License (Exclusive or Non-Exclusive)
Q5. Please provide a list of patents granted to your organization for any COVID-19 related health technologies listed by patent family, indicating countries/regions in which the patent has been granted.

Q6. Does the institution have any plans on signing up to the Open-COVID pledge (https://opencovidpledge.org/) or any similar initiative that seeks to minimise intellectual property rights barriers during the COVID-19 pandemic? If yes, please specify.

Q7. Is the institution considering the licensing of COVID-19 related health technologies to the Covid Technology Access Pool (C-TAP) or the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) during the pandemic? If yes, please specify.

END FOI request.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me by email.
Yours faithfully,
Federica Cucè

Freedom of Information, Derwent College, University of York

Dear Federica Cucè,
Freedom of Information Request Ref: F20_457
I acknowledge receipt of your email dated 24 October 2020 requesting
information from the University of York.
Please be advised that the University will respond as soon as possible and
in any event by 20 November 2020. 
Yours sincerely, 
Information Governance Team
Legal Services 
Corporate and Information Services
University of York
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York YO10 5DD

 
  
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Dear  Federica Cucè,
Freedom of Information Request Ref: F20_457
Thank you for your request for information from the University of York.
Please see our response, which is attached to this email.
I hope this information is useful. 
Yours sincerely,
Information Governance Team
Legal Services 
Corporate and Information Services
University of York
Heslington
York YO10 5DD

 
  
Web: [1]www.york.ac.uk/records-management/
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wrote:

Dear Federica Cucè,
Freedom of Information Request Ref: F20_457
I acknowledge receipt of your email dated 24 October 2020 requesting
information from the University of York.
Please be advised that the University will respond as soon as possible
and in any event by 20 November 2020. 
Yours sincerely, 
Information Governance Team
Legal Services 
Corporate and Information Services
University of York
Heslington
York YO10 5DD

 
  
Web: [4]www.york.ac.uk/records-management/
Email disclaimer: [5]http://www.york.ac.uk/docs/disclaimer/em...

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