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24th September 2019 – Manila launch of think tank coalition report

A reform agenda for ASEAN countries The event will take place at the Holiday Inn Makati, in the Philippines, and will see the launch of a think tank coalition report: “The importance of Intellectual Property Rights for progress: a reform agenda for ASEAN countries”. Keynote Speaker, Hon. Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary, Department of Trade and […]

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 […]