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H.E. Ambassador Dr Walter Werner
13 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND THE PUBLIC INTEREST: PROMOTING PUBLIC HEALTH THROUGH COMPETITION LAW AND POLICY
468.   New Zealand thanks all Members who have presented under this agenda item. We recognize the importance of this topic and consider the sharing of examples and national experiences to be a useful exercise. We look forward to sharing this information with interested persons back in capital.
44.   The Chair said that China and South Africa had initially requested the agenda item on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest: Promoting Public Health through Competition Law and Policy". It had also been cosponsored by Brazil and India. A communication had been circulated in document IP/C/W/643 and its addendum.
45.   The representatives of South Africa; Brazil; China; India; Indonesia; the United States; the European Union; Switzerland; the Republic of Korea; Australia; Japan; New Zealand; and UNCTAD took the floor.
46.   The Council took note of the statements made.
IP/C/M/89, IP/C/M/89/Add.1