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World Intellectual Property Organization

Also called WIPO. An agency of the United Nations that seeks to protect intellectual property globally. It administers a number of international treaties and provides information about and for patent offices (or the equivalent) in most countries. It was established in 1967 and is based in Geneva.
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Gurry's leadership of WIPO is characterized by secrecy and also an extraordinary vindictiveness towards whistle-blowers," Brown told U.
WIPO members agreed to convene a diplomatic conference for the adoption of a design law treaty to develop simplified standards for industrial design registration procedures in the first half of 2017 subject to the completion at the 34th and 35th sessions of the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT) of discussions on technical assistance and a possible disclosure requirement aiming at the protection of traditional assets from misappropriation;
Launched by WIPO last November, WIPO Green connects environmental technology and service suppliers and users.
Other WIPO databases, which search registered trademark and design collections, are also useful.
Over the next couple of months, consultations on the guiding principles regarding external offices and on the establishment of further WIPO external offices will ensue.
The number of patent applications worldwide topped 2 million for the first time in 2011, WIPO said in a report on worldwide intellectual property registrations , released Tuesday.
According to Fox News, the under-the-radar shipments of Hewlett-Packard computers and servers by WIPO shipments took place in late 2011 or early 2012, and were financed through the Beijing offices of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
international instrument to protect traditional knowledge is the WIPO.
Discussion in this article will, however, be limited to its use and impact in the specific and limited context of discussions and activities at WIPO and WTO.
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Both countries also have ratified the WIPO Copyright Treaty and WIPO Performance and Phonograms Treaty (the "WIPO Internet treaties"), which focus on IPR protection and enforcement in the digital environment.