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Guide to the International Patent Classification (2016)
Publication year: 2016
Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration
The aim of the Agreement is to provide for the protection of appellations of origin, i.e., the "geographical denomination of a country, region, or locality, which serves to designate a product originating therein, the quality or characteristics of which are due exclusively or essentially to the geographical environment, including natural and human factors" (Article 2).
Madrid Yearly Review 2016
International Registrations of Marks
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international registration of marks.
Methodology for the Development of National Intellectual Property Strategies - Toolkit - Tool 3: Benchmarking Indicators
A companion handbook to the Baseline Questionnaire designed to support the collection of baseline survey data, providing an in-depth analysis explaining the benchmarking indicators used in the assessment of the national lP system.
Methodology for the Development of National Intellectual Property Strategies - Toolkit - Tool 2: Baseline Survey Questionnaire
A baseline survey questionnaire intended to assess the status of the national lP system and its links with national development priorities.
Methodology for the Development of National Intellectual Property Strategies - Toolkit - Tool 1: The Process
A methodology handbook describing the various stages of the national lP strategy formulation process, providing advice on how to involve and mobilize stakeholders and guide them through the consultative process leading to the strategy approval and adoption.
Documentation of Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions
Background Brief - No. 9
This Brief describes the main objectives of documenting traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions, the intellectual property issues that may arise and options for addressing them.
Alternative Dispute Resolution for Disputes Related to Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Cultural Expressions and Genetic Resources
Background Brief - No. 8
This Brief introduces how alternative dispute resolution offers an alternative to formal court-based systems for tackling intellectual property disputes that may arise in relation to traditional knowledge, traditional cultural expressions and genetic resources.
Customary Law and Traditional Knowledge
Background Brief - No. 7
This Brief explores the issues concerning customary law, traditional knowledge and intellectual property.
Intellectual Property and Traditional Medical Knowledge
Background Brief - No. 6
This Brief introduces different options on intellectual property protection of traditional medical knowledge.