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The WIPO Journal - 2012 Volume 3 Issue 2
Analysis and Debate of Intellectual Property Issues
Contents: Global Governance in Intellectual Property Protection: Does the Decision-making Forum Matter? | Weakening Multilateralism in Intellectual Property Lawmaking: A European Perspective on ACTA | Climate Change and the Debate around Green Technology Transfer and Patent Rules: History, Prospect and Unresolved Issues | Patents for Humanity | Reform Proposals on the Geographical Indications of the European Union for the Protection of Traditional Knowledge | International Intellectual Property Law and Policy: Can the Caribbean Region Capitalize on Current Global Developmental Trends in Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation Policies? | Trends of Patent and Utility Model Activities in Asia and Africa: a Comparison of Regional Innovation, FDI and Economic Activity
Publication year: 2013
PCT Yearly Review 2012
The International Patent System
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international patent system. Special theme: two million PCT filings
Publication year: 2012
Guide to the International Patent Classification (2012)
Patent Information, Freedom to Operate and "Global Access": A Case Study of Dengue Vaccines Under Development
Global Challenges Report
An overview of issues relevant to debates about solutions to global challenges, such as climate change, public health and food security.
Getting Patents and Economic Data to Speak to Each Other: An “Algorithmic Links with Probabilities” Approach for Joint Analyses of Patenting and Economic Activity
Economic Research Working Paper No. 5
In this paper, the authors describe and explore a new algorithmic approach to constructing concordances between the International Patent Classification (IPC) system and industry classification systems that organize economic data. This ‘Algorithmic Links with Probabilities' (ALP) approach incorporates text analysis software and keyword extraction programs and applies them to a comprehensive patent dataset. The authors conclude with a discussion on some of the possible applications of the concordance and provide a sample analysis that uses their preferred ALP concordance to analyze international patent flows based on trade patterns.
IPC Green Inventory
This brochure explains how the IPC Green Inventory can give direct access to the latest patent information about technologies in a number of fields including alternative energy production, energy conservation, transportation, waste management, and agriculture and forestry
Guide to Technology Databases
The present Guide is a detailed technical paper aimed at industrial property office examiners and users in general to assist them in identifying the correct database and using the possible functionalities and tools offered by specific databases. The current Guide examines a selection of commercial and non-commercial database services considered representative of the broader population of existing services in order to illustrate types and combinations of features available through these services.
Patent Landscape Report on Membrane Filtration and UV Water Treatment
Various water treatment methods are required and in use to make water safe and clean for drinking and irrigation purposes. The present landscape report focuses on a selection of water treatment technologies, namely UV disinfection and micro-, ultra- and nanofiltration. The report identifies patents that claim inventions related to these water treatment technologies. It also looks at patents on inventions that form part of desalination (pre- or post- desalination) treatment in particular.
Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISC): Implementation Guide
The Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) program, run by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), is designed to give innovators easy access to locally based, high quality technology information and related services.
Patent Landscape Report on Vaccines for Selected Infectious Diseases
The scope of this report is to detect patterns of patenting activity and innovation in the area of vaccine research and manufacturing in order to facilitate the sourcing of vaccine technologies that could potentially be used in developing countries. Part I provides an overview of patenting activity in the area of vaccines by means of a statistical analysis. Part II focuses on the patenting related to vaccines for: streptococcus pneumonia conjugate vaccines; typhoid conjugate vaccines; and influenza vaccines. Each part of the report also includes a special focus on the patenting activity in Brazil, China and India.