The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation.
China drives global patent applications to a new record in 2015; demand increases for other intellectual property rights.
File, manage or search patents, trademarks, designs and appellations of origin. Not there yet? Learn all about intellectual property and how to protect it.
Follow policy discussions and negotiations on the future development of IP in our standing committees and meetings.
international and national patent documents
international and national records of trademarks, appellations of origin and emblems
International marks recorded under the Madrid System
industrial design registrations from the Hague System and participating national collections
records of national IP laws and treaties of some countries
Learn about our global cooperation and development activities, including capacity-building and assistance to IP offices. Consult information by country. Join a Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC).
Sign up for distance learning or face-to-face courses all year round, taught by people who know intellectual property.
WIPO's staff, member states and stakeholders share one goal: an efficient and accessible intellectual property system that provides benefits to all.