The extent to which follow-on pharmaceutical innovations should be protectable by patents is hotly debated amongst the public health and IP community in Geneva. But are fears that follow-on patents simply extend indefinitely, or “evergreening”, medicine patents justified? Drawing on global experiences and real-world evidence, this working lunch examined what exactly is follow-on pharmaceutical innovation, […]
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World IP Forum, Taiwan MODERATOR: Philip Stevens, Executive Director, Geneva Network (UK) PANELISTS: Eric Aaronson, Senior Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Pfizer (USA) (download Eric’s presentation here) Stephen Ezell, Vice President – Global Innovation Policy, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (USA) (download Stephen’s presentation here) He Jing, Partner, AnJie Law Firm (China) (download He […]
The Bangkok Insight covers the latest Geneva Network Report, “Thailand must raise intellectual property protection standards”. “…The research, “The importance of intellectual property for development: substance for reform in ASEAN countries” states that Thailand needs to improve in many areas, such as patent checking and patent protection to drive economic growth. And to avoid being […]
CodeBlue chatted with Geneva Network Director, Philip Stevens, to discuss the latest report, “The importance of Intellectual Property Rights for progress”. “…The report, which was recently launched by Malaysian Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Ong Kian Ming, looked at the strengths and weaknesses of the framework of intellectual property protection within key ASEAN […]
The Bangkok Post, “Improved IP rights crucial to progress” has covered the latest report on intellectual property rights. “Thailand is among the Asean countries that must raise their intellectual property rights (IPR) frameworks and enforcement mechanisms in line with global standards in order to join the ranks of high-income countries, new research by the Geneva […]
Digital services hold enormous potential for improving healthcare delivery around the world, according to a panel convened by Geneva Network and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation at this year’s WTO Public Forum. However, governance and trade issues need to be resolved to ensure the best management and cross-border flow of data. Read a full […]
Laurence Todd, Director of IDEAS Malaysia appeared on Bernama News Channel to discuss the findings of our joint report on the importance of IPRs for ASEAN Development. Click here to see the full news item.
Geneva Network’s, Philip Stevens appeared on Philippines ABS CBN channel to discuss the importance of Intellectual property rights for Philippines economic development.
The Business Inquirer of the Philippines article on the Geneva Network’s intellectual report, “Trade secrets not so secret in PH”. Trade secrets get the least protection in the Philippines compared to the rest of Southeast Asia, at a time when the digital age has made information “easier to steal,” a report showed. A report from […]
The Business World reports on the latest Geneva Network Report, “Philippine IP protections lag as regional economies shift to higher-value businesses”. THE Philippines is “way behind” on intellectual property (IP) rights protections, a crucial consideration for investors deciding to put money in the country, the Geneva Network said in a report released to journalists Tuesday. […]