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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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It has been endorsed by the UN's World Intellectual Property Organisation whose Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore is working towards the development of a legal instrument for the effective protection of Africa's traditional knowledge.
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Member states of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) have decided that further discussions were required on various aspects of a treaty on the protection of broadcasting organisations before moving to a diplomatic conference.
But the World Intellectual Property Organisation told him, "That's a difficult story to swallow," and yesterday ordered that the domain name be handed over to Rooney within 10 days.
THE EUROPEAN Parliament has approved linking the European Union's (EU) design protection system to that run globally by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).
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But an arbitrator for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva ruled that a California resident who registered the domain name www.worldwrestlingfederation.com and offered to sell it to the WWF "at significant profit" had acted in bad faith.
Al Dheeb delivered the opening statement of the Sultanate, in which he praised the relations between the Sultanate of Oman and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in light of the Sultanate's implementation of the operational objectives of the National Innovation Strategy.

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