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WIPO Inaugurates New Conference Hall (PR/2014/767)

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry, high-level members of the Swiss and Geneva governments, and the international intellectual property (IP) community inaugurated WIPO’s new conference hall Monday evening in a celebration that transformed the speakers’ dais into a soundstage featuring globally renowned musicians.

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.”