Infrastructure and Platforms Sector

Assistant Director General Kenichiro Natsume (Japan) leads the Infrastructure and Platforms Sector. The sector develops, implements and maintains the various databases, tools and platforms of the Organization that are targeted at and used by IP offices, IP professionals, researchers, and other specialized users in national, regional and global IP and innovation ecosystems. The sector also covers the use of technologies such as artificial intelligence to enhance and support the effectiveness and impact of these databases, tools and platforms.

In addition, the Sector coordinates WIPO’s overall customer experience goals, strategies & tools.

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Photo: Kenichiro NATSUME

Assistant Director General: Kenichiro NATSUME

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