WIPO News; Geneva; September 20, 2021

Today WIPO announces

Global Innovations Index (GII) 2021

Herausgegeben von der WIPO, in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Portulans Institut und unseren Partnern aus der Wirtschaft: Der brasilianische Industrieverband (CNI), der Verband der indischen Industrie (CII), Ecopetrol (Kolumbien) und die Türkische Exporteursversammlung (TIM).

WIPO News; Geneva; April 26, 2021

Today WIPO announces World Intellectual Property Day 2021

World Intellectual Property Day 2021 shines a light on the critical role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the economy and how they can use intellectual property (IP) rights to build stronger, more competitive and resilient businesses.

WIPO News; Geneva; JANUARY 28, 2021

Outcome Of The Seminar

Online Seminar on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources Offers a Forum for Empirical Experiences, Perspectives and New Ideas

A Seminar on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources was held virtually from Wednesday January 20 to Friday, 22, 2021, from 12.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. (CET) every day.

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WIPO News; Geneva;  October 1, 2020

Daren Tang Heng Shim (Chinese 邓鸿森[2]) is the fifth Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). He is successor of Francis Gurry who's two 6-Year Office-Periods in duty ended.

WIPO News; Geneva; December 7, 2020

World Intellectual Property Indicators Report 2020 of the World Intellectual Property Organization Geneva is avaiable.



WIPO Mitteilung; Genf; 28. Oktober 2020

With its straightforward designation process, foreign companies and trademark owners can, from January 12, 2021 on, seek trademark protection through the Madrid System and designate Trinidad and Tobago.

WIPO Mitteilung; Genf; 26. Oktober 2020

Iceland becomes the first Nordic country to offer the Madrid e-Filing service to trademark users, following Bulgaria a few weeks beforehand.

WIPO Mitteilung; Genf; 30. Juli 2020


The transition period provided for under the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) will end on December 31, 2020. The Government of the United Kingdom has informed