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Model Intellectual Property Policy for Universities and Research Institutions
This tool facilitates the efforts of Universities to elaborate their own Intellectual Property policies on the rights related to the protection and exploitation, the obtainment and transfer of intellectual products and the manner of determination of the author's share in the fees and other revenues arising from the exploitation of the product, as well as enhancing the moral acknowledgement of authors.
Publication year: 2012
The Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks and the Protocol Relating to that Agreement: Objectives, Main Features, Advantages
The Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks is governed by two treaties: the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, which dates from 1891, and the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement, which was adopted in 1989, entered into force on December 1, 1995, and came into operation on April 1, 1996. Common Regulations under the Agreement and Protocol also came into force on that date. The Madrid System is administered by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which maintains the International Register and publishes the WIPO Gazette of International Marks.
International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks (Vienna Classification) 7th edition
The Vienna Classification (VCL), established by the Vienna Agreement (1973), is an international classification of the figurative elements of marks.
The World Intellectual Property Organization Traditional Knowledge Documentation Toolkit
The Documentation Toolkit assists holders of traditional knowledge – in particular, indigenous peoples and local communities – in identifying and defending their intellectual property-related interests when their traditional knowledge is documented or otherwise recorded.
Guide to the International Patent Classification (2012)
Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications
This publication presents the topics discussed during the Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications, which was held in Lima, Peru, June 22 to 24, 2011.
WIPO IP Facts and Figures 2011
An overview of intellectual property activity based on the latest available year of complete statistics.
Intellectual Property and the Safeguarding of Traditional Cultures: Legal Issues and Practical Options for Museums, Libraries and Archives
This publication, prepared under the aegis of the WIPO Creative Heritage Project by two external consultants, Ms. Molly Torsen and Dr. Jane Anderson, offers legal information and compiles practical experiences on the management of intellectual property for cultural institutions whose collections comprise traditional cultural expressions. It seeks to respond directly to the needs of cultural institutions and indigenous and traditional communities dealing with the preservation, safeguarding and protection of cultural heritage.
WIPO University Initiative Program
This publication defines the steps, framework and objectives of the WIPO University Initiative Program.
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.