IP Training Institutions

The WIPO Academy provides assistance to member states to establish intellectual property training institutions (IPTIs).

The aim of this work is to enable member states to create their own self-sustaining IP training capacity focused on specific national goals and priorities.

The IPTI Virtual Network

Current status of WIPO Academy IPTIs


  • Azerbaijan
  • Colombia (SIC)
  • Colombia (DNDA)
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic (ONAPI)
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Georgia
  • Peru
  • Tunisia

In progress

  • African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)
  • Algeria
  • Dominican Republic (ONDA)
  • Ethiopia
  • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) – Dhahi Khalfan IP Center

Expressions of interest

  • Albania
  • Honduras
  • Indonesia
  • Nigeria
  • Oman
  • Sudan

The IPTI Virtual Network

Our Virtual Network maps existing IPTIs worldwide, offering contact information to their relevant focal points. It facilitates regional cooperation, encouraging joint activities across training institutions using national, sub-regional and regional expertise to complement international support.

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