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Madrid Yearly Review 2014
International Registrations of Marks
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international registration of marks.
Publication year: 2014
Hague Yearly Review - International Registrations of Industrial Designs - 2014
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international registration of industrial designs.
Global Innovation Index 2014
The Human Factor in Innovation
The Global Innovation Index ranks the innovation performance of 143 countries and economies around the world, based on 81 indicators. This edition explores the role of the individuals and teams behind the innovation process. It sheds light on different aspects of human capital required to achieve innovation, including skilled labor; the intersection of human, financial and technological capital; talent retention; and the mobilization of highly educated people.
Patent Cooperation Treaty Yearly Review 2014
The International Patent System
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international patent system. Special theme: how universities and public research organizations use the PCT System
WIPO IP Facts and Figures 2013
An overview of intellectual property activity based on the latest available year of complete statistics.
Comparative Analysis of National Approaches on Voluntary Copyright Relinquishment
This report is divided into three main sections. First, the report looks at copyright relinquishment in the context of current copyright law and doctrine, including issues such as the nature of protection, irrevocability and moral rights. The second section of the report is a survey of national legislation and jurisprudence on the subject. Finally, the report considers practical issues surrounding public domain dedications by looking at examples of institutions and individuals who might be interested in donating their copyright.
Accessible Books Consortium:
Bringing books to persons with print disabilities
The Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) is an alliance that comprises WIPO, organizations that serve persons with print disabilities and organizations that represent authors and publishers.
General Aspects of Collective Management
Educational Material on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights - Module 1
WIPO commissioned this publication - with the support of the Norwegian Copyright Development Association (Norcode) - to be used as reference material in various training activities on collective management.
Madrid Experience Sharing Report
Japan's Experience in Joining and Using the Madrid System
This publication is the result of a WIPO research report on Japan's experience in acceding to the Madrid system for the international registration of marks.
Green Technology Diffusion: The Case of Ecosan Waterless Toilets
WIPO Green Case Study 7
Eco Sanitation Limited, based in South Africa, produces, distributes, and markets the EcoSan waterless toilet, a sanitation system that converts human waste into dehydrated, compostable material.