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WIPO IP Facts and Figures 2017
An overview of intellectual property activity based on the latest available year of complete statistics.
Publication year: 2018
Guide to the International Patent Classification (2018)
World Intellectual Property Indicators 2018
This authoritative report analyzes IP activity around the globe. Covering the filing, registration and maintenance of patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms, and plant variety protection, and geographical indications, the 2018 edition also looks at the creative economy for the first time, making it even more comprehensive. The special theme explores how one might statistically capture patent litigation activity and presents selected statistics for the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
This short catalogue of publications related to development will help you choose from among the wealth of materials available from WIPO. Our publications range from introducing IP for development to offering advice for policymakers and building capacity in developing countries.
WIPO Lex - A Free Global Database of IP Laws and Treaties
A global online database offering free access to the most comprehensive collection of intellectual property (IP) laws and treaties
WIPO IP Facts and Figures 2016
Publication year: 2017
Patent Cooperation Treaty Yearly Review - 2017
The International Patent System
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international patent system. Special theme: how applicants time their international patent filings
World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2017
An authoritative annual survey of IP activity around the globe. As well as filing, registration and maintenance of patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant variety protection, the 2017 edition also covers geographical indications for the first time, making it even more comprehensive. A special section on the operational performance of patent offices takes an in-depth look at application processing times, examination capacity and examination outcomes.
Introducing WIPO's Global Databases
The World Intellectual Property Organization is the global forum for intellectual property. We provide access to the world's IP information. Through our website, you can search millions of patents, brands and designs and find out about IP laws all around the world.