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Artificial intelligence: the new electricity

The British-born computer scientist, Andrew Ng, is a leading thinker on artificial intelligence and a pioneer in its application discusses the transformative power of AI, and the measures required to ensure that AI benefits everyone.

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Latin America’s first international patented invention competition

Inventors from Argentina, Chile and Peru won the top prizes in Latin America’s first international patented invention competition organized by PROSUR.

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Copyright and the currency of creativity: beyond income

New research by WIPO shows that a wide-ranging factors – and not income alone – motivate creators to engage in creative activity and explores what this means for copyright policy and public funding of the arts.

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Harnessing the benefits of IP for development

Ambassador Amina C. Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage of the Republic of Kenya highlights the opportunities and challenges for developing countries in embracing the IP system to promote their social and economic objectives and ambitions

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The IP journey of an Olympic Games edition

When most people think about the Olympic Games, they wonder who will be the next Usian Bolt or Yelena Isnbaeva. But have you ever thought about how intellectual property rights help athletes achieve their remarkable performances, and even make the Games possible?


Artificial intelligence and copyright

October 2017 – As the use of artificial intelligence by artists becomes more widespread, the distinction between artwork that is made by a human and that made by a computer is becoming increasingly blurred with interesting implications for copyright.

3D printing and IP law

February 2017 – Amid renewed interest in the potential for 3D printing technology transform manufacturing supply chains, to what extent do current IP laws protect the interests of creators?

Eight steps to secure trade secrets

February 2016 – Find out how to secure company trade secrets from both external threats and potential thieves already inside the company.