World Intellectual Property Organization

Steve Jobs' IP on Display at WIPO

Geneva, March 29, 2012
PR/2012/706

An exhibition showing the intellectual property (IP) behind Steve Jobs’ innovations opens to the public at WIPO on March 30, 2012 and will run through to World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2012. The exhibition ties in with this year’s World Intellectual Property Day theme – Visionary Innovators.


(Photo: E. Berrod)

“A visionary innovator is measured by the extent of transformation that their innovation achieves in society and the economy,” said WIPO Director General Francis Gurry. “Steve Jobs certainly had vision – his ambition to make digital technology simple and accessible gave rise to a new paradigm for the delivery of entertainment.”

The exhibition - The Patents and Trademarks of Steve Jobs: Art and Technology that Changed the World is located in the atrium of the new WIPO building and is open to the public from 9.00am through 6pm. It features over 300 of the patents that bear Steve Jobs name along with many of Apple’s trademarks.  The exhibition is co-organized by WIPO and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

The exhibit was created and designed by Invent Now, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering invention and creativity through its many programs and which runs the National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum on the USPTO campus in Alexandria, Virginia.

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