Month: February 2021

Critical study on patent infringements and presumption of negligence

Abstract Presumption of negligence in finding liability of patent infringements was introduced in the Korea Patent Act of 1974 by imitating the Japanese Patent Act amendment of 1959. Interestingly, the Japanese amendment was motivated by the UK Patent Act of 1949 which exempted the monetary liability of an innocent infringer. This was a misunderstanding of …

Open Lecture Series on Intellectual Property for Commoning Medical Technologies and Tackling Present and Future Pandemic Outbreaks

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought us an unprecedented impact in all dimensions of our lives. To tackle this situation, scientists and civil activists around the globe worked hard to bring an eventual cure to this pandemic – vaccines. Although the global community, along with the WHO, has fought for public production and equitable distribution of …