Demand No Patents

No Patent on saving Lives

In October 2020 the Indian and South African governments presented a proposal to the WTO to waive IP protections including patents, copyright and trade secrets on all medical goods used to treat COVID-19, particularly vaccines.

Despite backing from over 13 million people and 100 countries including the USA, a few rich governments including the EU and UK have steadfastly halted any progress.

The big pharma companies have racked up billions in profit whilst over 5 million people have lost their lives to COVID-19, with economies and livelihoods brought to a stand still.

The world cannot afford more delays.

Join with us to demand urgent action.

1. sign the petition

Join millions who have called on world leaders to temporarily lift patents on COVID-19 vaccines.

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2. spread the word

Encourage friends, family and your social network to watch and share the video, and join the worldwide call for a #PeoplesVaccine


We support the WTO Director-General’s urging for the WTO to conclude agreements on patents by the end of February 2022 in preparation for the meeting in March.

Take to Twitter to call on key players to take urgent action on vaccine patents.

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“The pandemic is raging — people are dying globally in numbers similar to April 2020. The public expects a response from WTO members… The new Omicron variant has reminded us once again of the urgency of achieving equitable access to vaccines in every country in the world.”
WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala



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