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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.

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.

WIPO Re:Search Continues Expansion

Five new members joined and twelve new agreements were established under the program meant to bring IP to the fight against neglected tropical diseases, tuberculosis and malaria.

New Trademark Milestone

WIPO’s Madrid System has surpassed 1.25 million international trademark registrations, a milestone celebrated in New Delhi with top officials from the Indian government, WIPO and Micromax Informatics Ltd., which filed the record-breaking mark.

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.

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