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WIPO Re:Search: WIPO’s global health initiative

Since its launch in 2011, WIPO Re:Search has sought to catalyze research on neglected tropical diseases, malaria and tuberculosis. Independent health specialist Richard Mahoney reports on the recent strategic review of the initiative.

Spurring innovation in Africa: an interview with the President of Mauritius

President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim shares her vision of an Africa that prioritizes science, technology and innovation to build sustainable knowledge economies through effective use of IP.

ŠKODA’s perspective on IP

Innovation and IP have been central to the fortunes of ŠKODA AUTO since it began building cars in the late 19th century. Miroslav Cerny, Head of the IP Department, offers his perspective on the importance of IP to the business.

Breakthrough innovation and economic growth

WIPO Chief Economist Carsten Fink highlights findings from the 2015 World Intellectual Property Report and discusses innovations with a transformative economic and social impact.

India’s IP Ecosystem 2.0

Amid rising demand for IP rights in recent years, the Indian IP Office has overhauled its operations. Chaitanya Prasad, Former Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks describes achievements and future challenges.

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Giving Innovation Wings: How Boeing Uses its IP

February 2014 - Peter Hoffman, Boeing’s Vice President of Intellectual Property Management, talks about the company’s approach to IP and shares his views on the future of flight.

Video Games and IP: A Global Perspective

April 2014 - Since the launch of the first mainstream game console by Nintendo in 1985, video games have become a global industry worth an estimated US$65 billion. It is the fastest growing sector of the entertainment industry and an important driver of economic growth.

The Brave New World of Wearable Technology: What Implications for IP?

June 2014 - Wearable tech is both the newest technology trend and one of the oldest – we have been wearing functional objects ever since watchmakers like Peter Henlein developed portable clocks in the 16th Century.

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