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WIPO Development Agenda
The WIPO Development Agenda aims to ensure that development considerations form an integral part of WIPO's work. As such, it is a cross-cutting issue which touches upon all sectors of the Organization. When formally establishing the Development Agenda in October 2007, the WIPO General Assembly adopted a set of 45 recommendations to enhance the development dimension of the Organization's activities.
Publication year: 2021
Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) Report 2020
Enabling local innovators to exploit their potential
This annual report of the TISC program highlights the key trends, innovations and milestones in 2020, with a focus on how the program and the TISC network responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Patent Cooperation Treaty Yearly Review 2021 - Executive Summary
The International Patent System
This document provides the key trends in the use of the WIPO-administered Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). This edition provides a summary of the statistics reported in the PCT Yearly Review 2021.
Patent Cooperation Treaty Yearly Review – 2021
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international patent system. Special theme: A first insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on PCT applications
Madrid Yearly Review 2021
International Registration of Marks
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international registration of marks.
Hague Yearly Review 2021
International Registration of Industrial Designs
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international registration of industrial designs.
A Guide to Intellectual Property for Startups
This publication introduces startups to IP. Through step-by-step guidance, useful case studies and simple checklists, it illustrates how small businesses can use IP to remain competitive and manage risks. Written for startups bringing an innovative technology-based solution to market, the guide will be useful to any entrepreneur wanting to get to grips with the IP system.
WIPO IP Facts and Figures 2020
An overview of intellectual property activity based on the latest available year of complete statistics.
WIPO Mediation, Arbitration and Expedited Arbitration Rules and Clauses
This brochure contains the rules of dispute resolution procedures administered by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, namely, the WIPO Mediation Rules, the WIPO Arbitration Rules, the WIPO Expedited Arbitration Rules, and the WIPO Expert Determination Rules.
Global Innovation Index 2021, 14th Edition
Tracking Innovation through the COVID-19 Crisis
The Global Innovation Index 2021 takes the pulse of the most recent global innovation trends and ranks the innovation ecosystem performance of 132 economies, while highlighting innovation strengths and weaknesses and particular gaps in innovation metrics. In its new Global Innovation Tracker section, the report draws on a select set of indicators, including the effects on research and development expenditures or access to innovation finance, to provide a perspective on the impact of COVID-19 on global innovation performance.