Global Coalition Opposing a TRIPS Waiver for COVID-19 Vaccines

March 22, 2022

The Austrian Economics Center and the Hayek Institut have joined the Property Rights Alliance (PRA), along with 27 partner organizations from 15 countries around the globe, in sending a letter to WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and TRIPS Council Chair Ambassador Dagfinn Sørli strongly opposing the revocation of intellectual property rights for the producers of vaccines and other COVID-19-related products under a Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) waiver.