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Assemblies Spotlight 2018

The 2018 Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO will consider a range of action items and feature high-level negotiations on the norms that underpin the IP rights that are increasingly critical components of global business and trade.

GII 2018: Localized Innovation

A new Global Innovation Index feature combines big data and leading-edge mapping techniques to pinpoint science and technology clusters. This fresh perspective complements the GII’s annual ranking of 120-plus economies around the world. Where are this year’s local hotspots?

Trademarks Trending

The International Trademark System notches its 99th member with Thailand’s accession.

PCT Inventors

Which famous musicians are also listed as inventors on international patent applications filed via WIPO?

WIPO in Three Minutes

Everything you always wanted to know about WIPO, but were afraid to ask: A new video gives a high-altitude overview of the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation.

Disappearing Bags

An Indonesian inventor’s easily degradable sacks made of plant matter means fewer plastic bags fouling the environment.