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IP Rights Management in Genetic Resources and Data

This WIPO service provides customized information, practical tools and training related to the management of intellectual property (IP) in genetic resources (GRs) and data in the life sciences.

The digital transformation of GRs in the modern life sciences creates new and unique IP needs, which cut across multiple branches of IP law and practice. WIPO’s program on IP Rights Management in Genetic Resources and Data provides a one-stop source for cross-cutting products and services, including practical tools and information on how to protect and manage trade secrets, patents, technological protection measures, effective public disclosures and regulatory compliance for GRs and GR data in the life sciences.

GRs, GR data and IP management

Existing tools ad services by WIPO:

IP Toolkit for GRs and GR data

Read a growing range of publications from the IP Toolkit for GRs and GR data:

IP training and information services on GRs and GR data

The most recent DL-427 Session ended on December 6, 2023. The next session dates will be announced at this location and on the Education and Training Programs Portfolio web page soon.