WIPO’s COVID-19 response

WIPO’s global IP systems and other services are continuing operations, with most staff working remotely. Updates can be found via this central repository.

IP services

We provide IP services that encourage individuals and businesses to innovate and create. The WIPO IP Portal is a one-stop shop for global IP services.

Patents

The International Patent System

Trademarks

The International Trademark System

Industrial Designs

The International Design System

Geographical Indications

The International System of Geographical Indications

Dispute Resolution

Arbitration and Mediation Center

Domain Names

Arbitration and Mediation Center

Data & Digital Assets

Trusted Digital Evidence

 

Resources

We provide the data and economic intelligence that enable strategic decisions, and artificial intelligence tools that enrich IP services and administration.

IP databases

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PATENTSCOPE

international and national patent documents.

Global Brand Database

records of trademarks, appellations of origin and emblems from multiple national and international sources.

Global Design Database

industrial design registrations from the Hague System and participating national collections.

WIPO Lex

records of national IP laws and treaties of some countries.

Artificial intelligence tools

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Machine translation

World-leading instant translation tool available for use by third parties via standard licensing agreements.

Image search

Faster and easier means to establish the distinctiveness of a trademark in a target market.

Speech-to-text

Automated speech recognition for transcription of official meeting proceedings through machine learning.

Automatic classification

Technological development tracking through innovation data analysis.

Insight and analysis

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IP Services yearly reviews

Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis.

Global Innovation Index

Detailed metrics on the innovation performance of over 125 countries and economies.

Technology Trends

Technological development tracking through innovation data analysis.

World IP Report

Focus on specific trends in an area of IP.

WIPO IP Facts and Figures

Overview of IP activity in WIPO member states.

Policy

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.

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WIPO Assemblies

The 61st series of meetings of the Assemblies will take place in Geneva from September 21 to 25, 2020.

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AI and IP policy

Artificial intelligence (AI) poses a number of questions for IP policy such as the potential of IP protection for AI output, algorithms and data.

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WIPO & the SDGs

A visual exploration of how WIPO and the SDGs are connected, and IP can drive development and help tackle global challenges.

Cooperation

We help countries, businesses and individuals collaborate on using IP to improve lives.

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WIPO Academy

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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Inventor Assistance

The Inventor Assistance Program (IAP) matches developing-country inventors with patent attorneys who give them free legal advice on patenting.

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TISCs

WIPO Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) provide access to high quality technology information and related services.

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Development Agenda

The WIPO Development Agenda ensures that development considerations form an integral part of WIPO's work.

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ABC

The Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) aims to increase the number of books worldwide in accessible formats and to make them available to people who are blind or visually impaired.

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WIPO GREEN

WIPO GREEN promotes innovation and diffusion of green technologies by connecting technology and service providers with those seeking innovative, environmental solutions.

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WIPO Re:Search

WIPO Re:Search is an international consortium through which public and private sector organizations share intellectual property and expertise with the global health research community.

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Pat-INFORMED

The Patent Information Initiative for Medicines (Pat-INFORMED) provides a service to the global health community by facilitating easy access to medicine patent information.