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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.

Patent Cooperation Treaty: Fit at 40

WIPO’s Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) took effect 40 years ago, helping inventors protect their inventions across the globe.

Marrakesh Treaty: bringing books to blind people

A new treaty helps hundreds of millions of people living with visual impairments around the world.

GII 2017: Innovation Feeding the World

Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are the world’s most-innovative countries according to the Global Innovation Index 2017 co-authored by Cornell University, INSEAD and WIPO.

PCT Inventors

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

Trademarks Trending

The International Trademark System notches its 100th member with Indonesia’s accession.

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