Over 100 judges from scores of countries attended WIPO’s first annual Intellectual Property Judges Forum, which is a platform where judges can exchange expertise on adjudicating the most-pressing intellectual property challenges raised by accelerating innovation and the increasingly cross-border use of IP.
Worldwide energy needs are on the rise and policy shifts can promote the new green-tech innovations needed to fight climate change, according to the Global Innovation Index 2018. What else can be done to promote new energy innovation? A high-level panel discussion probed the issue.
The multilateral treaties at WIPO’s center attracted new support during the 2018 Assemblies, with nine new accessions or ratifications during the September 24-October 2, 2018, meetings held at WIPO headquarters in Geneva.
The 2018 Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO will consider a range of action items and feature high-level negotiations on the norms that underpin the IP rights that are increasingly critical components of global business and trade.
The rising rate of innovation means new challenges for adjudicating IP disputes. WIPO is helping by increasing its support for the world’s IP judges.
A new Global Innovation Index feature combines big data and leading-edge mapping techniques to pinpoint science and technology clusters. This fresh perspective complements the GII’s annual ranking of 120-plus economies around the world. Where are this year’s local hotspots?
Doing more with less: Some of the 126 economies surveyed in this year’s Global Innovation Index are innovating more efficiently than others. Who are they – and what are they doing right?