Ep. 179: COVID-19 Vaccine Patents, Explained


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Pharma companies have developed COVID-19 vaccines at record-breaking speed, utilizing never-before-used genetic technologies. Will these companies secure patents on those new technologies? And how will that impact the distribution of a pandemic-stopping shot? Joining us to answer those questions is Dani Kass, Law360’s senior patent reporter. Also this week: A Supreme Court case over corporate liability for overseas child slavery spawns a familiar debate over the personal responsibility attorneys bear for the arguments they make on behalf of clients; and New York City man sues after he fell through a hole in the sidewalk into a RAT PIT.

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