December 2017 | No. 12/2017


New/Updated PCT Resources

Request Form (in Korean)

The Korean version of the request form (PCT/RO/101) has been revised with effect from 1 July 2017, and is available at:


PCT Yearly Review 2017 – Executive Summary

The PCT Yearly Review 2017 – Executive Summary, which provides the key trends in the use of the PCT and a summary of the statistics reported in the PCT Yearly Review 2017, is now available in all 10 publication languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish) at:


For languages other than English, please select the language on the right hand side of the page.

World Intellectual Property Indicators – 2017

The World Intellectual Property Indicators – 2017 is now available in English at:


This is an authoritative annual survey of IP activity around the globe.  As well as filing, registration and maintenance of patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant variety protection, the 2017 edition also covers geographical indications for the first time, making it even more comprehensive.  A special section on the operational performance of patent Offices takes an in-depth look at application processing times, examination capacity and examination outcomes.

World Intellectual Property Report 2017

The latest edition of the World Intellectual Property Report (WIPR) is now available at:


The World Intellectual Property Report is published every two years, with each edition focusing on specific trends in an area of IP.  This edition focuses on intangible capital in global value chains.

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