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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.
GII 2019: Creating healthy lives – the future...
by WIPO on August 29, 2019 at 6:00 am
The recently launched 2019 edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) reveals the latest global ranking of countries on their innovation performance. It also explores the future of medical innovation. WIPO’s Sacha-Wunsch-Vincent, a co-editor of the report, discusses some of its key findings.
Curbing cultural appropriation in the fashion...
by WIPO on August 29, 2019 at 5:59 am
The world over, calls are being made for fashion designers to be mindful when borrowing from other cultures and to offer products that are respectful of their traditions. What role for intellectual property in curbing this harmful practice?
Singapore’s biggest copyright reform in 30 years
by WIPO on August 29, 2019 at 5:58 am
Having embarked on the most comprehensive review of its copyright law in 30 years, find out what lawmakers in Singapore are doing to make their copyright system more accessible to everyone.
The harsh reality of life as a musician: an...
by WIPO on August 29, 2019 at 5:57 am
Award-winning Canadian musician, record-label owner and festival founder, Miranda Mulholland, offers a personal account of the realities that artists are facing in the digital era.
With Teqball the world is curved
by WIPO on August 29, 2019 at 5:56 am
Teqball is an ingenious new ball game that is taking the world of football by storm. Teqball’s Gergely Muranyi, talks about the importance of intellectual property to the company’s ambitions to make teqball a global sport.