WIPO adds more than 1 million new documents to Global Design Database

August 5, 2015

WIPO’s global search tool for registered industrial designs now includes 1.2 million design documents with the addition of national design data from the United States of America, Japan and Spain.

The newly expanded database accommodates searches using different national classification systems alongside the Locarno Classification.

The Global Design Database enables simultaneous searches across the international industrial designs registered under the WIPO-administered Hague System and, in addition to the three new collections, the national collections of Canada and New Zealand. The Database will continue to expand as more national collections are added in the coming months.