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Industrial Designs and The Hague Agreement: An Introduction
An industrial design is that aspect of a useful article which is ornamental or aesthetic. It may consist of three-dimensional features, such as the shape or surface of an article, or of two-dimensional features, such as patterns, lines or color. Industrial designs are applied to a wide variety of products of industry and handicraft: from watches, jewelry, fashion and other luxury items, to industrial and medical instruments; from houseware, furniture and electrical appliances to vehicles and architectural structures; from practical goods and textile designs to leisure items, such as toys and pet accessories.
Año de publicación: 2010
The Economics of Intellectual Property in South Africa
This publication contains empirical research papers on the economics of intellectual property in South Africa prepared by South African researchers. The papers cover a range of different fields and sectors including an overview of intellectual property rights and innovation in South Africa; a discussion on the role of patents in the natural products sector; an analysis of the IP strategy in the Rooibos sector; a case study on intellectual property management at South Africa's largest research and development spender and an analysis of the use of intellectual property by South African publicly-financed research institutions.
Año de publicación: 2009
The Strategic Use of Intellectual Property for Prosperity and Development
This publication contains the policy and technical papers and the presentations made concerning valuable country experiences as well as the ministerial policy statements delivered at the special plenary session on the occasion of the WIPO High-Level Forum for Least Developed Countries (LDCs), held in Geneva on July 23 and 24, 2009. Presentations of national experiences in the successful use of intellectual property for economic growth and development in LDCs, included that of Ethiopia, in using trademarks to promote its major export commodity, coffee; of Malaysia, in using patent information for national technological capacity-building; and of South Africa, in using traditional knowledge for the generation of employment and wealth creation.
WIPO Development Agenda
The WIPO Development Agenda aims to ensure that development considerations form an integral part of WIPO's work. As such, it is a cross-cutting issue which touches upon all sectors of the Organization. When formally establishing the Development Agenda in October 2007, the WIPO General Assembly adopted a set of 45 recommendations to enhance the development dimension of the Organization's activities.
WIPO Overview - 2009 Edition
Priority Document Access Service - An Introduction
Año de publicación: 2008
World Patent Report
A Statistical Review
This report provides readers with statistical indicators that shed light on issues such as the functioning of the patent system and its use by both developed and developing countries. The statistical information provided in this report allows users to analyze and monitor the latest trends in patent activity based on objective and detailed information.
A Stronger voice for Indigenous and Local Communities in WIPO's Work on Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Cultural Expressions and Genetic Resources
The WIPO Voluntary Fund
This is one of a series of Booklets dealing with intellectual property and genetic resources, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions/folklore
World Intellectual Property Organization: 1992 - 2007
The publication highlights the activities of WIPO from 1992 to 2007.
Año de publicación: 2007
Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property and Effective University-Industry Partnerships
This study examines and evaluates the recent progress made in seven Asian countries (China, India, Japan, Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and Thailand) towards more effective and mutually reinforcing relations between universities and industries in the field of scientific and technological research and proposes a checklist for action to make these relationships even more effective from the broad perspective of the national economy.