Press Room Archive 2020

WIPO Update on Covid-19: IP Service Operations Continuing; Remote Work Prioritized (PR/2020/847)

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today announced that it was reserving access to its Geneva, Switzerland, headquarters for personnel essential to the delivery of the Organization’s business continuity protocol, while reassuring that processing of applications filed via WIPO’s Global IP Services has not been affected by the Covid-19 outbreak.

Ten Candidatures Received for Post of WIPO Director General (PR/2020/844)

Ten candidatures for the post of Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) were received by 5 p.m. (Geneva time) on December 30, 2019, the deadline fixed for the submission of names.