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"The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest."

 

 

Direction

Daren Tang, Directeur général

Reports

WIPO Facts and Figures

WIPO IP Facts and Figures 2020

 

Latest reports releases

  • Global Innovation Index
  • World Intellectual Property Report
  • World Intellectual Property Indicators

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Key figures

4 M

Over 4 million international patent applications have been filed through WIPO’s international patent system, boosting access to technical information
 

500'000

Via WIPO’s Accessible Books Consortium, over 500'000 books in formats for people with visual impairments available for cross-border exchange
 

94 M

Through WIPO, over 94 million tech documents are freely available, a treasure trove of documentation on technologies for inspiration and knowledge acquisition
 

600'000

WIPO’s Academy has trained over 600,000 people in intellectual property over the past decade

Source: WIPO