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

Actus du 10 Juillet 2023 - source :

The 2023 WIPO Global Awards for SMEs: Winners from China, France, Kenya, Mexico, Singapore, and Slovenia

The WIPO Global Awards program has announced the results of its 2023 competition, celebrating winners who have used intellectual property (IP) not just for business success, but also as catalyst for economic, social, and cultural impact. Read more

Actus du 06 Juillet 2023 - source :

WIPO Assemblies Open: Director General Outlines Work Impact, Calls on Delegates to Conclude Key Negotiations

World Intellectual Property Organization Director General Daren Tang opened the WIPO Assemblies by outlining the Organization’s growing on-the-ground impact, while calling on delegates to continue working together on two proposed new treaties. Read more

Actus du 30 Mai 2023 - source :

Intellectual Property Will Play Critical Role in the Achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goals

Intellectual property (IP) tools that underpin the global innovation ecosystem will play a critical role in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the U.N. roadmap for a better and more sustainable future, participants heard at an SDG conference co-sponsored by WIPO and Portugal. Read more

Actus du 26 Avril 2023 - source :

World Intellectual Property Day 2023: New WIPO Data on Women Designers Underline Need for Increased Participation by Women in Innovation and Creativity

Women account for only around one in five designers behind the look and feel of products from simple packaging to mobile phones and automotive exteriors, according to new WIPO data released on World Intellectual Property Day, underlining the need to ramp up efforts to bridge a “gender gap” in intellectual property (IP)-backed innovation. Read more

Actus du 20 Avril 2023 - source :

Boom in COVID-19 Fighting Tech; China, USA, Republic of Korea, Germany, and UK Lead

Innovators around the world have filed thousands of patent applications for new technologies to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, with the vast majority of the envisioned products related to therapies to help stricken patients, a new WIPO report shows. Read more

Actus du 28 Février 2023 - source :

International Patent Applications Defy 2022 Challenges, Continue Upward Trend

Demand for patent protection continued to grow in 2022, with innovators in China, the United States, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Germany leading in filings under WIPO’s Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) which simplifies the process of seeking patent protection in multiple countries. Read more