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Wednesday, December 11 • 09:50 - 10:10
KeyPoint: Ruth Okediji: IP Rights & the African Innovation Paradox

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Intellectual Property Rights and the African Innovation Paradox: Ruth Okediji will explore distinct innovation pathways in the region of Africa. Her address will evaluate what factors should inform conceptions of the "public interest" in the African context, including an assessment of new challenges arising from global institutional arrangements and their effect on creative activity, development and economic growth on the continent. YouTube video of this presentation.

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Ruth Okediji

Ruth L. Okediji is the William L. Prosser Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School where she teaches contracts, copyright, trademarks, and international patent law. In 2013, she was awarded the Stanley V. Kinyon Teaching Award as the Best Tenured Professor in the Law School. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Minnesota, Professor Okediji held the Edith Gaylord Presidential Professorship at the University of... Read More →



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