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Seminar: Intellectual Property and Indigenous People

Protecting indigenous peoples’ traditional knowledge across borders is among the most-challenging topics in the intellectual property field, Harvard Law expert told participants at a WIPO seminar.

Public Domain Images Are Valuable

A new study shows how creators are using freely available photos to create new value on Wikipedia and crowd-funding site Kickstarter.

Nine Inventive Women

To mark International Women’s Day this year, users of WIPO’s eTISC social-networking platform for innovators pay tribute to women around the world who are developing creative technologies to solve problems.

Partnering Across the World

WIPO Re:Search partner BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) brokered 38 new agreements in 2014 - more than double the original target for the year.


The first anniversary of a new online marketplace promoting innovation, diffusion of green technologies.

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