Actus du 06 Mars 2024 - source :

Huawei, Samsung and Qualcomm are Top Users of WIPO’s International Patent System; India, Türkiye and Republic of Korea are Standouts Amid Softening Global Demand

China-based Huawei Technologies, Samsung Electronics of the Republic of Korea and the U.S.’s Qualcomm were the world’s top users in 2023 of WIPO’s international patent system and innovators in India increased their patent filing activity by nearly 50%, even as demand for international registrations of intellectual property (IP) via WIPO softened slightly. Read more

Actus du 15 Janvier 2024 - source :

Apply Now: WIPO Global Awards 2024 Seeks Small Businesses and Startups Successfully Using IP

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today opened its 2024 Global Awards competition, inviting applications from small businesses and startups that use intellectual property (IP) to drive enterprise growth as well as positive societal impact. Read more

Actus du 12 Décembre 2023 - source :

Diplomatic Conference on Proposed Treaty on Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge to be held in May 2024 at WIPO’s Geneva Headquarters

WIPO member states have agreed on the Organization’s Geneva headquarters as the site of the final leg of negotiations, from May 13-24, 2024, of a proposed treaty relating to intellectual property, genetic resources and traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources. Read more

Actus du 17 Novembre 2023 - source :

CLIP: New Online Platform Supports Creators’ Livelihoods

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Music Rights Awareness Foundation today launched a new online platform to raise creators’ awareness of intellectual property (IP) rights and related management practices, aiming to ensure they receive recognition and fair reward for their work. Read more

Actus du 02 Novembre 2023 - source :

World Intellectual Property Indicators Report: Record Number of Patent Applications Filed Worldwide in 2022

Global patenting activity soared to new records in 2022, fueled by Indian and Chinese innovators, but an uncertain economic outlook is weighing on further growth. Read more

Actus du 09 Octobre 2023 - source :

Saudi Arabia Set to Host 2024 Diplomatic Conference to Conclude Design Law Treaty

WIPO member states have approved Saudi Arabia’s capital city Riyadh as the host of a November 11-22, 2024, diplomatic conference to finalize negotiations of a proposed Design Law Treaty (DLT). Read more

Actus du 27 Septembre 2023 - source :

Global Innovation Index 2023: Switzerland, Sweden and the U.S. lead the Global Innovation Ranking; Innovation Robust but Startup Funding Increasingly Uncertain

Switzerland, Sweden, the United States, the United Kingdom and Singapore are the world’s most innovative economies in 2023, according to WIPO’s Global Innovation Index (GII), as a group of middle-income economies have emerged over the past decade as the fastest climbers of the ranking. Read more

Actus du 13 Septembre 2023 - source :

GII Science and Technology Clusters: Tokyo-Yokohama Tops Ranking; China Now Home to Greatest Number

All of the world’s five biggest science and technology (S&T) clusters are now located in East Asia, with Tokyo-Yokohama leading the ranking and China emerging as the country with the greatest number of clusters, according to an early release from the 2023 edition of WIPO’s Global Innovation Index (GII). Read more

Actus du 13 Septembre 2023 - source :

New WIPO Survey Reveals Global Perceptions and Awareness of IP

Two thirds of people questioned in a new global survey have a positive perception of the role that intellectual property (IP) plays in their economies, but younger people still lag in understanding IP, according to WIPO Pulse, a groundbreaking new survey into people’s attitudes toward IP. Read more

Actus du 17 Juillet 2023 - source :

WIPO Director General Welcomes Australia’s Contribution to Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

Director General Daren Tang welcomed a donation of AUD50,000 by the Australian Government to WIPO’s Voluntary Fund for Accredited Indigenous and Local Communities. Read more