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EJIL: The Podcast! Episode 6 – Trumping International Law?

This episode examines the effects of the four years of the Trump Administration on international law. I am joined by Joseph Weiler, Co-Editor in Chief of EJIL…

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China’s Recent Restrictions on Trade and the SPS Agreement

Since June 2020, China turned its eye on trade measures to battle the spread of COVID-19 in its country. It introduced several measures, from extensive testing of…

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Secondary Sanctions: A Weapon out of Control? Part III: Looking beyond the WTO – possible avenues to raise a Judicial Challenge against Secondary Sanctions

Judicial remedies at the domestic and international level In our two previous posts we examined the legality of secondary sanctions in light of customary law on…

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The second chapter on a national security exception in WTO law: the panel report in Saudi Arabia – Protection of IPR

Introduction For many decades, national security exceptions had been dealt with only in rare instances, under the GATT 1947 regime as well as under the law…

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Are COVID-19 Related Trade Restrictions WTO-Consistent?

Countries dealing with the economic and public health-related impacts of COVID-19 have adopted a markedly nationalist approach to their response. More than 80 governments have placed restrictions…

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Access to Covid-19 Treatment and International Intellectual Property Protection – Part II: National security exceptions and test data protection

Editor's Note: Part One of this post can be found here. In Part One, this post considered obligations under international law to offer…

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Access to Covid-19 Treatment and International Intellectual Property Protection – Part I: Patent protection, voluntary access and compulsory licensing

In our new Covid19 world, advice by leading public health experts suggests that we will continue to live under quarantine or some form of social distancing regimes…

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Export restrictions under scrutiny – the legal dimensions of export restrictions on personal protective equipment

 “A crisis without borders cannot be resolved by putting barriers between us. And yet, this is exactly the first reflex that many European countries had. This simply…

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The Scorecard of the Phase One Trade Agreement

  The United States President and the Chinese Vice Prime Minister signed a deal dubbed as the “Phase One Trade Agreement” (“the Agreement”) on January 15,…

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An International Investment Advisory Center: Beyond the WTO Model

Establishing an international investment advisory center is now a priority for many states.  UNCITRAL Working Group III has put the issue at the top of its agenda…

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