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COVID-19 IP Synergy



This research guide is designed to pull together the emerging content on IP related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This collection includes news pieces dealing with public policy issues, COVID-19 related patents and trademarks and more.

Research and development for this collection is primarily by UNH Pierce School of Law student Keith Kevelson. Articles will be added throughout the pandemic.


To see a listing of videos on this topic on YouTube


These webinars are offered by IP Watchdog, a premium award-winning open source blog, by UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law alum (J.D./LL.M.) Gene Quinn, patent attorney and a leading commentator on patent law and innovation policy.

Patent law and innovation policy: COVID-19 and the race toward a coronavirus vaccine - September 22 at 1pm ET.

Drug Repurposing and Diagnostics in the Age of COVID-19  -- Apr 14, 2020

Antiviral Patents – How prepared are we to combat novel viral diseases? – April 2, 2020

Other Webinars

COVID-19 Legal Impact on Brand Advertising and Marketing - March 31, 2020

Antiviral Patents – How prepared are we against viral diseases like COVID-19? - April 2, 2020

Managing TTO Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Planning for Future Disruptions - April 07, 2020

The Patent and Trademark Litigation in Light of COVID-19 - April 17, 2020

Learn about how Trademark law is being used to prevent price gouging and prevent counterfeit PPE from entering the market, and how patent trolls are trying to collect a toll on COVID-19 tests. Learn how to stay on top of similar cases.

COVID-19 Special! Webinar: IP in Biotechnology - May 14, 2020

Focus on recent examples of successfully implemented IP strategies in the field of biotechnology.

Solutions to Pandemic Patent License Problems: Impracticability, Frustration, Impossibility and Force Majeure for IP Lawyers - June 25, 2020

Keynote Address "Rethinking International IP Practice in the Post-COVID World" - October 16, 2020

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