World Intellectual Property Organization

External Offices

The WIPO external offices play an important role in bringing WIPO's services and cooperation closer to our member states, our stakeholders and our partners, and in contributing to WIPO's strategic goals.

In coordination with the relevant sectors in WIPO's headquarters, the external offices provide cost-effective support services in relation to the PCT, Madrid and Hague systems; arbitration and mediation; collective management; IP research; development and capacity building; and UN system-wide cooperation.

WIPO has external offices in the following six locations:

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Beijing, China

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Tokyo, Japan

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Moscow, Russia

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Singapore, Singapore

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New York, USA

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