World Intellectual Property Organization

Press Room Archive 2014

WIPO Director General Outlines Second Mandate Priorities (PR/2014/766)

WIPO Director Francis Gurry pledged on Monday to continue to build on the successes achieved over the past six years in the Organization’s core programs – global intellectual property services, policy-making, capacity building, and technical infrastructure.

WIPO Launches Unique Image-Based Search for Trademarks, Other Brand Information (PR/2014/760)

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has unveiled a one-of-a-kind image-search function for its Global Brand Database, adding a new feature that allows users to upload an image to search for visually similar trademark and other brand-information records from among the millions of images in the collection.

World Intellectual Property Day, April 26, 2014: “Movies – A Global Passion” (PR/2014/758)

Film tastes are as varied as the world’s consumers, with new centers of cinematic excellence sprouting in dozens of countries around the world. The global intellectual property system helps keep the reels turning, supporting the creation and delivery of films to eager audiences. That’s why the theme of World IP Day 2014, held on April 26, is “Movies – A Global Passion.”

WIPO Re:Search Passes New Milestone in Fight Against Neglected Diseases (PR/2014/757)

An initiative bringing together pharmaceutical firms and other research groups has brokered more than 50 new partnerships in the fight against neglected tropical diseases, tuberculosis and malaria, marking an important milestone in using the intellectual property system to help combat maladies affecting more than one billion people.

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