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World IP Day 2015: “Get Up, Stand Up. For Music” on April 26 (PR/2015/776)

In the early 1970s, fans of Bob Marley and the Wailers gathered around record players, 8-track tape decks and cassette players to listen to “Get Up, Stand Up”, which went on to become an international anthem for human rights.

Telecoms Firms Lead WIPO International Patent Filings (PR/2015/774)

Three telecoms giants from China and the United States led international patent filing activity via WIPO in 2014, a fifth consecutive record-breaking year amid overall growth in the Organization’s global intellectual property services.

United States of America, Japan Join International Design System (PR/2015/772)

The United States of America and Japan have joined the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs, adding two of the world’s biggest economies to a WIPO-administered registry that supports creators worldwide.

Fifty-Fourth WIPO Assemblies End (PR/2014/769)

WIPO member states closed their Assemblies meetings late Tuesday after working through a full slate of activities including confirmation of a new senior management team and inauguration of a recently constructed conference hall.

WIPO Confirms New Senior Management Team (PR/2014/768)

WIPO member states endorsed on Friday proposals by Director General Francis Gurry for a new senior management team, consisting of four deputy directors general and four assistant directors general.

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