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Genuine Goods (Manga)
This manga is the result of the Real Manga Competition held in Japan from August 3 to October 15, 2010. The competition was organized by the Japan Office of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), co-sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Japan Patent Office, and supported by Kadokawa Group Publishing. The objective of the competition was to find a Japanese artist for the creation of a manga to increase awareness of the health and safety risks of counterfeit products.
Publication year: 2011
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks
The objective of the Singapore Treaty is to create a modern and dynamic international framework for the harmonization of administrative trademark registration procedures. Building on the Trademark Law Treaty of 1994 (TLT), the Singapore Treaty has a wider scope of application and addresses more recent developments in the field of communication technologies.
Intellectual Property as a Policy Tool for Development
The Ethiopian Fine Coffee Designations Trade Marking & Licensing Initiative Experience
This study was commissioned by WIPO to examine the Ethiopian Fine Coffee Designations Trade Marking & Licensing Initiative. It highlights the experience gained and identifies the lessons that may be learned by Ethiopia and countries at similar stages of development. The study contributes to overcoming the prevailing erroneous perception in low-income developing countries and least developed countries that intellectual property is a matter for the developed world only, contributes to reorienting their development policies.
Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks 2009
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international registration of marks.
Publication year: 2010
Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks 2008
Publication year: 2009
Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks 2007
Publication year: 2008
Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks 2006
Publication year: 2007
Trademarks Comic Book
This comic book narrates the adventures of four adolescents, who learn what trademarks are and how they and society at large can benefit from them. While the WIPO comic books are primarily geared towards students from 8 to 12 years' old, higher-level students and adults have found them useful in providing a basic understanding of IP issues.
Publication year: 2004
Joint Recommendation Concerning Provisions on the Protection of Marks, and Other Industrial Property Rights in Signs, on the Internet
The provisions aim at providing a clear legal framework for trademark owners who wish to use their marks on the Internet and to participate in the development of electronic commerce. They are intended to facilitate the application of existing laws relating to marks, and other industrial property rights in signs on the Internet.
Publication year: 2002
Joint Recommendation Concerning Provisions on the Protection of Well-Known Marks
The Recommendation is the first implementation of WIPO's policy to adapt to the pace of change in the field of industrial property by considering new options for accelerating the development of international harmonized common principles. It provides a set of guidelines for the protection of well-known marks that are recommended to States.
Publication year: 2000