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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
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The Patent Cooperation Treaty at 40
by WIPO on June 14, 2018 at 6:00 am
Forty years ago on June 1, 1978, the Patent Cooperation Treaty, which facilitates the process of obtaining patent protection in now up to 152 countries, began operations. […]
Diagnostics for the Real World: point-of-care...
by WIPO on June 14, 2018 at 5:59 am
Dr. Helen Lee talks about SAMBA, a game-changing new point-of-care diagnostic tool for healthcare workers in resource-poor settings, and shares her views on innovation and intellectual property. […]
Pioneering fog-harvesting technology helps...
by WIPO on June 14, 2018 at 5:57 am
A pioneering new water technology called the CloudFisher® offers communities facing severe water shortages in arid coastal or mountainous regions an affordable and sustainable source of clean water. […]
IP Australia puts digital intelligence to work
by WIPO on June 14, 2018 at 5:56 am
IP Australia’s Director General, Patricia Kelly, discusses the expanding role for artificial intelligence in her Organization’s work. […]
Curaçao celebrates 125 years of trademark history
by WIPO on June 14, 2018 at 5:55 am
This year, the small Caribbean island of Curaçao is celebrating 125 years of trademark history, and the fact that it was one of the first countries in the region to establish a fully operational trademark registration system. […]