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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.
Climate change: the time to act is now
by WIPO on March 24, 2020 at 7:00 am
Climate change is one of the most urgent and complex challenges of our time. Can humanity’s capacity for creativity and innovation really save the world?
Sustainability in the circular economy
by WIPO on March 24, 2020 at 6:59 am
Without urgent action, annual global waste generation will rise to 3.4 billion tonnes by 2050. That’s 70 percent higher than 2018 levels. What’s the key to creating fully sustainable, closed-loop systems where resources are re-used, recycled and never discarded?
WIPO GREEN: supporting green innovation and...
by WIPO on March 24, 2020 at 6:58 am
Find out how WIPO GREEN, an online marketplace for green technology, is accelerating green technology innovation and transfer in support of the transition to a low-carbon future.
Water quality and inequality
by WIPO on March 24, 2020 at 6:57 am
By 2025, half of the world’s population will be living in areas suffering water stress. Researchers at the University of Birmingham in the UK have developed a desalination solution to treat groundwater in remote inland areas. It works “off-grid,” is powered by renewable energy, and is easy to maintain.
Airbus: making the blue skies green
by WIPO on March 24, 2020 at 6:56 am
Find out what Airbus, the world’s biggest aircraft manufacturer, is doing to tackle climate change.