We provide IP services that encourage individuals and businesses to innovate and create.
The International Patent System
The International Trademark System
The International Design System
We bring stakeholders together to develop global IP agreements. Follow policy discussions and negotiations on the future development of IP in our
standing committees and meetings.
Follow policy discussions and negotiations on the future development of IP in our standing committees and meetings.
th series of meetings of the Assemblies will take place in Geneva from September 30 to October 9, 2019.
We administer 26 treaties at the international level, touching on a wide range of IP-related subjects. These treaties are the bedrock of the IP system.
We help countries, businesses and individuals collaborate on using IP to improve lives.
Sign up for WIPO Academy distance learning or face-to-face courses all year round, taught by people who know intellectual property.
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The Inventor Assistance Program (IAP) matches developing-country inventors with patent attorneys who give them free legal advice on patenting.
WIPO Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) provide access to high quality technology information and related services.
We provide the data and economic intelligence that enable strategic decisions.
Global IP infrastructure
international and national patent documents.
records of trademarks, appellations of origin and emblems from multiple national and international sources.
industrial design registrations from the Hague System and participating national collections.
records of national IP laws and treaties of some countries.
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Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis.
Intangible Capital in Global Value Chains.
An overview of intellectual property activity using the latest available year of complete statistics.
Creating Healthy Lives — The Future of Medical Innovation.