Brook K. Baker

Professor of Law
Northeastern University

United States of America
Prof. Brook K. Baker teaches at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, US, and an honorary research fellow at the University of KwaZulu Natal in Durban, South Africa. Professor Baker is a senior policy analyst for Health GAP (Global Access Project), an NGO that campaigns for universal access to HIV treatment. His scholarship and service activities focus on the international intellectual property regime, trade agreements and investor-state-dispute-settlement, regulatory matters, generic competition, patent pooling, and other issues relating to access to medicines. More recently, he has been working on accelerating research on and equitable global access to COVID-19 health products and is presently a civil society representative to the Therapeutics Pillar of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator. He was formerly an NGO board member and alternative board member to Unitaid. He has written and consulted extensively with the African Union, South Africa, Uganda, Thailand, Indonesia, Brazil, Venezuela, UK DfID, WHO, the Millennium Development Goals Project, the Global Fund, Open Society Foundation, UNAIDS, UNDP, Unitaid, the Medicines Patent Pool, the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, the Third World Network, Doctors without Borders, and others.