World Intellectual Property Organization

Definitions

Global IP Infrastructure means a knowledge-based structure supporting and interconnecting all national and regional IP systems. This includes:

  • Using common IP standards and classifications
  • Sharing IP information and resources
  • Making IP databases and other digital IP information globally accessible
  • Creating business solutions that support modernized and automated IP Office functions

IP infrastructure is related to:

  • IP legal systems (international treaties, national laws and regulations)
  • Human resources (IP Office personnel, IP practitioners, teachers at IP Academies, inventors and creators, IP-conscious leaders)
     

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