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The 2018 WIPO Assemblies considered a range of action items and featured high-level negotiations on the norms that underpin the IP rights that are increasingly critical components of global business and trade.
This lively video gives a high-altitude overview of WIPO’s work.
Learn how WIPO and IP contribute to the success of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which provide an ambitious roadmap for human progress.
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WIPO’s annual report shows that global demand for IP tools reached record heights again in 2017, with China driving the growth in filings for patents, trademarks, industrial designs and other IP rights at the heart of the global knowledge economy.
The Global Innovation Index uses big data and cutting-edge mapping techniques to pinpoint innovation clusters around the globe. Where are the top 10 locales with the greatest scientific and inventive activity?
WIPO's newest treaty helps hundreds of millions of people living with visual impairments around the world.
Demand for WIPO's IP services for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached a new record in 2017.
Which famous musicians are also listed as inventors on international patent applications filed via WIPO?
The WIPO GREEN online marketplace has now surpassed 3,000 climate-friendly technologies entries in a milestone for the effort to connect seekers and owners of green technologies.
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