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Successful 2014 for WIPO Re:Search

Dozens of new agreements established under the program meant to bring IP to the fight against neglected tropical diseases, tuberculosis and malaria.

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WIPO 2014: IP Filings Rise Again

US- and China-based telecom giants led international patent filing activity via WIPO in 2014 amid overall growth in the Organization’s global intellectual property services.

Maryanne Diamond calls in a TEDx talk for government action on a treaty designed to help provide visually impaired people with specially adapted books

Blind Advocate: Let’s Ratify Marrakesh Treaty

Maryanne Diamond calls in a TEDx talk for government action on a treaty designed to help provide visually impaired people with specially adapted books.

Patent Landscape: Animal Genetic Resources

Increasing focus on medical and pharmaceutical advancements, rather than food.

International Tech Transfer’s Many Benefits

Experts probed the transfer of technology and technical know-how to lesser-developed regions.

Nine Inventive Women

To mark International Women’s Day, WIPO pays tribute to women worldwide who are developing innovative solutions to problems.

Cameroon’s Rural Cardiac Care

One inventor is working for healthier hearts in Africa’s remote regions.

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