WIPO Lex-Judgments is a new database that provides free-of-charge access to leading judicial decisions related to IP law from around the world. As technological innovation often outpaces the ability of legislatures and governments to create new rules and regulations, courts across the world are increasingly facing common issues of a highly sophisticated nature. WIPO-Lex Judgments contributes to a greater overall understanding of how courts are handling these issues.
The WIPO Pearl terminology database has added some 1,500 new COVID-19-related terms in 10 languages, helping innovators targeting new coronavirus treatments and diagnostics with a baseline set of terms and their multilingual equivalents. This advancement will foster international collaboration and promote easier access to information in patent documents and other public resources produced around the world.
WIPO’s member states on May 8, 2020, appointed by consensus Daren Tang as the Organization's next Director General, with Mr. Tang's six-year term beginning on October 1, 2020. Mr. Tang’s appointment by the General Assembly followed his nomination by the WIPO Coordination Committee in March 2020.
Visit the newly launched "WIPO: AI and IP, A Virtual Experience," an immersive online exhibition using the latest 360 degree scanning technology to foster a more-comprehensive understanding of the relationship between AI and IP policy and the questions facing policymakers. Interactive elements include AI-created music, neural networks with human-like abilities and robotic artists, like the humanoid Ai-Da.