A WIPO official explains why it is important to help indigenous people benefit from their cultural creations.
“Bowie Bonds”: The musician pioneered the use of a financial tool backed by royalties from his IP.
International experts on innovation, intellectual property and access to medicines recently discussed the relationship between patent systems and the availability of medicines in developing and least-developed countries.
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.
A WIPO partnership aims to increase worldwide access to books for people who are blind, have low vision or are otherwise print disabled.
WIPO, WTO and WHO host a seminar on innovation and public health.
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.
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.
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.
A new study shows how creators are using freely available photos to create new value on Wikipedia and crowd-funding site Kickstarter.