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GII 2015: Innovation Around The World

Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands and the USA are the world’s five most innovative nations, according to the 2015 Global Innovation Index, a leading benchmarking tool that shows the state of innovation in 141 economies around the world.

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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.

Bringing Books to the Blind

A WIPO partnership aims to increase worldwide access to books for people who are blind, have low vision or are otherwise print disabled.

IP and Access to Medicine

IP and Access to Medicine

WIPO, WTO and WHO host a seminar on innovation and public health.

New Trademark Milestone

WIPO’s Madrid System passed the milestone of 1.25 million international trademark registrations. Micromax Informatics Ltd., India, filed the record-breaking mark.

Connect With The Future of Music

World IP Day 2015 celebrates music. See eight inventions to link listeners and tunes in years to come.

Brand Africa: AZAM

One Tanzanian firm has nurtured a single brand from humble beginnings to a vast array of products and sales of over half a billion dollars per year.

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