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Recent Developments

Global Innovation Index 2022 – What is the future of innovation- driven growth?

WIPO has released the 2022 Global Innovation Index with Switzerland once again placing first, for a 12th year in a row. The United States has....

Posted in: Enabling Innovation Policies

Building Greater Resilience in Vaccine Manufacturing – McKinsey & Company

Preparing for the next pandemic is a priority for many national public-health leaders and requires them to lay the groundwork to mount an....

Posted in: Patents to protect IP

Where are U.S. women patentees? Assessing three decades of growth

The United States Patent and Trademark Office today released a new report, titled “Where are U.S. women patentees? Assessing three decades of....

Posted in: Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems

Seminar hosted by the Geneva Network about Availability of COVID Solutions

On 5 October 2022, the Geneva Network organized a panel about the possible future implications of expanding the scope of the TRIPS waiver, in....

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Geneva Network Analysis of the TRIPS Waiver

In the coming months WTO Members will continue to discuss whether to modify the TRIPS waiver that was agreed in June 2022 to include COVID....

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Executive Order For Advancing Biotechnology And Biomanufacturing Innovation Signed By President Biden

On September 12, 2022, President Biden signed the Executive Order on Advancing Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Innovation for a Sustainable,....

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Why the United States urgently needs patent subject-matter eligibility reform

The law is in a state of disarray that has led to inconsistent case decisions, deep uncertainty in the innovative, investment and legal....

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Singapore’s Biomedical Cluster: Lessons From Two Decades of Innovation And Manufacturing Policy

Since 2000, Singapore has managed to shift its positioning from a pharmaceutical manufacturing outpost to a location for biomedical activities....

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How Qualcomm Is Helping to Foster A More Inclusive Patent Ecosystem For All Inventors

The story of engineering breakthroughs by Qualcomm Incorporated and its affiliated companies (Qualcomm) – and the wireless revolution....

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