My last interview with Heesob Nam

James Love
3 min readMay 10, 2021

In April 2021, I began an interview with Heesob Nam, a very important actor in efforts to expand access to medical technologies. Heesob unfortunately died on May 10, 2021, before completing the interview.

Heesob is a patent attorney working in Korea who holds a Ph.D degree in law from Queen Mary, University of London and a master’s degree (LL.M) from Munich Intellectual Property Law Center. He was active in a number of different civil society organizations, such as the Civil Society Coalition, Open Net Korea, IPLeft and the Korea Progressive Network, and an advisor to the…

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James Love

Director, Knowledge Ecology International, an NGO working on knowledge governance