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Recent Developments

What’s at stake in COVID-19 jab patent waiver row

Over a year into global COVID-19 vaccination efforts, the question of whether jab formulas ought to be freely available is still....

Posted in: Policy Discussions and International Organizations

AI and 5G ranked as most significant technology trends for 2022 and beyond

The continuing rollout of 5G and the application of AI top the list of the most important technologies expected to grow in 2022, according to a....

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Pharma industry calls for stronger IP protection in free trade agreements

Amid global criticism for holding on to vaccine patents during the pandemic, a new study commissioned by the European pharmaceuticals industry....

Posted in: Policy Discussions and International Organizations

What You Need to Know About Seeking Patent Protection Overseas

There was a time when inventors did not have to worry about protecting intellectual property outside their country, largely because products....

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Quantum Computing takes off: A look at the evolution of Quantum Technology and Patents

In 1980, the idea of a quantum processing unit was proposed. Such a processing unit doesn’t use the 1s and 0s with which we’re familiar.....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

5G and FRAND: Licenses are key to a future of Innovation

Although consumers may feel they are yet to feel the transformative impact of 5G, the infrastructure underpinning its wider rollout is being....

Posted in: Enabling Innovation Policies

Experts discuss IP commercialisation, barriers to domestic innovation at 4th Annual IP Dialogue

Experts and Participants discussed support for intellectual property (IP) commercialization, challenges in fighting the global pandemic,....

Posted in: Policy Discussions and International Organizations

University to help health practitioners find innovative solutions to healthcare challenges

The growing challenges on healthcare systems around the world has inspired researchers at the University of Bath to devise an online course to....

Posted in: Technology and Knowledge Diffusion

What South Korea’s vaccine industry success teaches us about global trade policy

Jennifer Brant of the Innovation Council co-authored an article with Godfrey Firth for the World Economic Forum that uses the example of South....

Posted in: Technology and Knowledge Diffusion