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Out Now - WIPO Magazine Special Edition IP and the SDGs

Dive into our latest issue focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Intellectual Property (IP). Download your exclusive edition pdf for insights, stories, and strategies on how IP helps us strive towards a sustainable future.

Some Highlights of the Latest Issue:

  • Patent analyst Christopher Harrison finds that nearly a third of inventions now relate to the SDGs and reveal emerging fields.
  • Assistant Director General Edward Kwakwa considers the importance of partnerships in achieving our shared goals.
  • Select ‘IP at Work’ stories to showcase progress in even the most challenging areas of development.

This is also your chance to preview our new look online— it's soon to come!

We look forward to receiving your feedback. To share your comments, questions or ideas for more stories, please contact the editor.

Issue 1/2024

Cover of the SDGs Issue of the WIPO Magazine


Latest articles

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Iconic Handbags: How to Protect Fashion’s Most Beloved Icons with IP

Iconic handbags never go out of style but are often counterfeited. Find out how fashion brands can protect designer handbags with IP rights.

(Photo: Ian Tetzner)

Shining a light on Alaskan Tlingit Art and Culture through Commercial Collaborations

James Johnson is an award-winning Tlingit artist and carver, born and raised in Juneau, Alaska. He’s designed collections for renowned brands such as Vans and Slowtide. Here he shares his insights on when to say yes to new opportunities and how to protect your own work and traditions.

(Photo: Edwin Tan / GettyImages)

Can Access to Published Research Help Local Science and Innovation?

Low-cost access to information can drive research and clinical trials in developing economies and contribute to SDGs. But different regions are affected in different ways. So how can low-performing institutions catch up?

About the WIPO Magazine

WIPO Magazine explores the fascinating worlds of innovation and creativity and the central role that intellectual property (IP) plays in driving human progress.

We aim to bring the world of IP closer to you by inspiring and informing you about how IP supports social, cultural and economic development and business growth around the world.

The WIPO Magazine is free-of-charge. It allows you to explore the latest hot topics in the world of IP and to discover how inventors, creators and entrepreneurs are using IP to advance their goals. Sign up now to receive the latest features.

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