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intellectual property : property (as an idea, invention, or process) that derives from the work of the mind or intellect; also : an application, right, or registration relating to this — Webster
Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the intellect for which a monopoly is assigned to designated owners by law. Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are the protections granted to the creators of IP, and include trademarks, copyright, patents, industrial design rights, and in some jurisdictions trade secrets. Artistic works including music and literature, as well as discoveries, inventions, words, phrases, symbols, and designs can all be protected as intellectual property. — Wikipedia
WIPO Magazine The bimonthly WIPO Magazine aims to inform readers about WIPO-led activities, and to show intellectual property, creativity and innovation at work across the world.
The geography of innovation: local hotspots,...
by WIPO on December 11, 2019 at 7:00 am
WIPO’s Chief economist, Carsten Fink discusses some of the key findings of the 2019 World Intellectual Property report on The Geography of Innovation: Local Hotspots, Global Networks.
The Artificial Inventor Project
by WIPO on December 11, 2019 at 6:59 am
Is an inventor always human? In a world in which artificial intelligence is playing an ever-expanding role, including in the processes of innovation and creativity, Professor Ryan Abbott considers some of the challenges that AI is posing for the patent system.
Recalibrating innovation: science at the center...
by WIPO on December 11, 2019 at 6:58 am
Have you ever wondered where the next Einstein will come from? Africa perhaps?
Protecting indigenous knowledge: a personal...
by WIPO on December 11, 2019 at 6:57 am
A personal account of the pioneering journey so far of WIPO’s intergovernmental committee on intellectual property and genetic resources, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions.
Australian court clamps down on the sale of fake...
by WIPO on December 11, 2019 at 6:56 am
In June 2019, the Federal Court of Australia handed down a penalty of AUD 2.3 million against a purveyor of “fake aboriginal souvenirs”. The case highlights the harm caused by the sale of fake Aboriginal souvenirs in Australia. It also demonstrates the limitations of existing laws.