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GII 2018: Localized Innovation

A new Global Innovation Index feature combines big data and leading-edge mapping techniques to pinpoint science and technology clusters. This fresh perspective complements the GII’s annual ranking of 120-plus economies around the world.

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This lively video gives a high-altitude overview of WIPO’s work.

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World Intellectual Property Indicators

Worldwide filings for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached record heights in 2016 amid soaring demand in China.

GII 2018: Which Economies are Innovating Efficiently?

Doing more with less: Some of the 126 economies surveyed in this year’s Global Innovation Index are innovating more efficiently than others. Who are they – and what are they doing right?

Marrakesh Treaty: Bringing Books to Blind People

WIPO's newest treaty helps hundreds of millions of people living with visual impairments around the world.

Record Year for WIPO's Global IP Services

Demand for WIPO's IP services for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached a new record in 2017.

PCT Inventors

Which famous musicians are also listed as inventors on international patent applications filed via WIPO?

WIPO: Helping Judges in Fast-Shifting IP Landscape

The rising rate of innovation means new challenges for adjudicating IP disputes. WIPO is helping by increasing its support for the world’s IP judges.

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