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WIPO Survey on Patenting Strategies in 2009 and 2010 - Final report
To better understand how users of the PCT System responded to the difficult economic conditions in 2009 and how they may respond to the incipient economic recovery in 2010.
Publication year: 2011
Accessible Books Consortium:
Bringing books to persons with print disabilities
The Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) is an alliance that comprises WIPO, organizations that serve persons with print disabilities and organizations that represent authors and publishers.
Publication year: 2014
Hague Yearly Review - International Registrations of Industrial Designs - 2016
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international registration of industrial designs.
Publication year: 2016
Report of the Director General to the 2010 WIPO Assemblies
This report is a presentation of the work accomplished by the Organization during the year that has passed since the last meeting of the WIPO Assemblies.
Publication year: 2010
Report of the Director General to the 2011 WIPO Assemblies
WIPO Magazine, Issue 4/2016 (August)
The WIPO Magazine explores intellectual property, creativity and innovation in action across the world.
Sharing Innovation and Building Capacity to Fight Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Selection of WIPO Re:Search Fellowship Stories
Global Challenges Report
An overview of issues relevant to debates about solutions to global challenges, such as climate change, public health and food security.
World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2014
This annual publication provides a wide range of indicators covering the following areas of intellectual property: patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant variety protection. It draws on data from national and regional IP offices, WIPO and the World Bank.
A missing link in the analysis of global value chains: cross-border flows of intangible assets, taxation and related measurement implications
Economic Research Working Paper No. 37
Understanding cross-border flows of disembodied knowledge, often associated with intellectual property (IP), is essential to analyzing how modern economies operate. This paper documents how available data to document these IP flows are distorted by various factors, including tax planning by multinational enterprises. It finds that tax-induced mismeasurement could be more than 35%, and greater for individual countries particularly high-tax-rate countries.
Publication year: 2017