The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) develops and provides a range of AI-powered services and tools to assist users and stakeholders. These services leverage the power of artificial intelligence to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and accessibility in various areas of intellectual property.
Some of the notable services offered by WIPO include:
A tool designed to provide assistance to trademark applicants when selecting appropriate Goods and Services terms and their associated Nice classification in different languages during the filing process. This tool also provides support to trademark examiners in IP offices in their validation of trademark applications.
WIPO Translate is an advanced machine translation service provided by WIPO. It utilizes neural network technologies to offer automated translation of patent documents, scientific articles, and other intellectual property-related content. WIPO Translate supports multiple language pairs and helps users overcome language barriers, facilitating global knowledge sharing and understanding.
WIPO Speech-to-Text is a service that converts spoken language into written text shortly after the meeting. This technology is particularly valuable in the context of meetings, where accurate and timely transcription is essential. WIPO Speech-to-Text helps users capture and access the content of discussions and proceedings more efficiently.
Image Similarity Search in the Global Brand Database
The Global Brand Database, maintained by WIPO, offers an image similarity search feature powered by AI. This tool allows users to upload images or logos and find similar or identical trademarks in the database. This service assists trademark professionals and brand owners in identifying potential trademark infringements and conducting comprehensive trademark clearance searches.
Automatic Patent Classification
WIPO has developed an AI-based system for automatic patent classification. This system uses advanced machine learning algorithms to classify patent documents into specific technology areas for example using the International Patent Classification (IPC) schema. Automatic patent classification helps streamline patent examination processes, improves search accuracy, and facilitates the retrieval of relevant patent information.
The Vienna Classification Assistant is an AI-driven tool developed by WIPO to support the use of the Vienna Classification system. This system helps classify figurative elements of trademarks by automatically suggesting appropriate Vienna Classification codes. The Vienna Classification Assistant enhances the accuracy and efficiency of trademark classification processes.