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CodeBlue Reports on Improving Access to Medicines

CodeBlue wrote an article, “Low Cost Measures To Tackle Health SDGs Proposed Ahead of UN Meeting”  highlighting the major recommendations of the Improving Access to Medicines report that a coalition of think tanks, including Geneva Network, published ahead of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York. Click on the links […]

Geneva Network at the 2019 Summit of the Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance

Philip Stevens represented Geneva Network at the 2019 Summit of the GTIPA in Mexico City, joining representatives from 25 think tanks from around the world. On the agenda: Smart cities and society The impact on innovation and intellectual property on the USMCA and the EU-Mexico Modernised Trade Agreement Technology-driven transformation changing business models and global trade Challenges […]

Geneva Network and IDEAS joint roundtable on IP reform in Malaysia

Geneva Network and IDEAS joint roundtable on IP reform in Malaysia was profiled in Free Malaysia Today. Kyungjin Song, chairman of the International Cooperation, Innovative Economy Forum of South Korea, told the meeting that the IP industry had spurred her country’s economic growth. She said between 2010 and 2015, about 30% of Koreans worked in […]

Making the case for strong intellectual property rights in Chile and Latin America

For countries like Chile looking to reduce dependence on the export of natural resources, innovation will be key. Knowledge-based industries from life sciences to film form the basis of economic growth in most OECD countries, their growth and investment encouraged by a strong framework of intellectual property rights. Latin American countries such as Chile hold […]

Panel discussion at the World Trade Organization: IP as a Driver for Innovation

The U.S. Mission Geneva cosponsored today’s discussion on IP as a driver for Innovation at the WTO (World Trade Organization). A panel of four expert speakers looked at how IP incentivizes creativity in the arts, business and technology, unshackling human potential to address the world’s many challenges. The event featured four speakers: Carsten Fink, Chief […]

Malaysian Roundtable on Innovation and Access to Medicines

In 2017 the Malaysian government issued a Government Use License for a Hepatitis C medicine. Following the recent change of government, Geneva Network in collaboration with local partner the Galen Centre organised a half day round table to assess the impact of this policy and to emphasise the important role of intellectual property rights in […]

Geneva Summit for pro-innovation thought leaders and think tanks

As WHO member states gathered in Geneva for the 2018 World Health Assembly, Geneva Network co-ordinated a summit for pro-innovation think tanks and thought leaders from around the world. Thanks are due to the World Intellectual Property Organisation which kindly offered meeting facilities and lunch in its headquarters building. WIPO Director General Francis Gurry started the day […]