Innovation Council Q&A with Dr. Axel Braun

In this Innovation Council Q&A, Dr. Braun — a former Swiss and European patent attorney — discusses the challenges of legal certainty and innovation risks within the context of patenting genetic resources and traditional knowledge and how this might with the IGC negotiations. He offers a unique perspective on the potential impacts on R&D and patent validity, highlighting the critical balance needed between transparency, legal harmonization, and innovation incentives.

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In this insightful Innovation Council Q&A, Dr. Braun — a former Swiss and European patent attorney — discusses the challenges of legal certainty and innovation risks within the context of patenting genetic resources and traditional knowledge and how this might with the IGC negotiations. He offers a unique perspective on the potential impacts on R&D and patent validity, highlighting the critical balance needed between transparency, legal harmonization, and innovation incentives.

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