Philip Stevens

Philip Stevens
Director
Geneva Network

Philip founded Geneva Network in 2015. He has worked for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, where he worked in its Global Challenges Division on a range of IP and health issues. At WIPO, he also coordinated cooperation with the World Health Organization and World Trade Organization in these policy areas. Prior to his time with WIPO, Philip worked for several London-based policy think tanks, and has worked as a political risk consultant. He is also a Fellow of the South East Asia Network for Development (SEANET). Philip holds degrees from the London School of Economics and Durham University (UK).

Recent Publications

May 26, 2020

Health data and digital technologies will be essential for improving global health outcomes beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Low- and middle-income nations, with fledgling digital health strategies and many barriers to overcome, stand to benefit the most.

April 18, 2020

With two-thirds of the world in lockdown and no clear way out of the novel coronavirus crisis, it’s increasingly obvious that biopharmaceutical innovation will play a pivotal role.

February 5, 2020

Delinking the cost of R&D from the final prices of medicines and making governments the funders and planners of drug development would be rife with problems.

February 3, 2020

Separating the cost of biopharmaceutical research and development from the final market price of medicines would misalign incentives, raise bureaucratic costs, and limit innovation.

April 15, 2019

Seven case studies showcase how IP rights are enabling innovators in Latin America to help solve some of the greatest global health challenges.

May 9, 2017

The Trump administration’s trade strategy has largely taken aim at unfair trade practices in traditional industries. Yet, as Philip Stevens and Nigel Cory explain in The Hill, foreign actors are threatening another major component of the U.S. economy that we hear much less about: the theft of knowledge and IP in a wide variety of traditional and high-tech sectors.