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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.
Creating an enabling environment for...
by WIPO on November 1, 2019 at 7:00 am
Creating an enabling environment for socio-economic, scientific and technological development in Africa: Foreword by WIPO Director General Francis Gurry
Japan’s commitment to promoting IP and...
by WIPO on November 1, 2019 at 6:59 am
Japan’s commitment to promoting IP and innovation in Africa: Foreword by Deputy Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office, Kunihiko Shimano
ARIPO: promoting innovation in Africa
by WIPO on November 1, 2019 at 6:58 am
Find out what the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) is doing to improve the uptake and use of the IP system in African countries to support innovation and foster business growth.
Supporting innovation and business growth in OAPI...
by WIPO on November 1, 2019 at 6:57 am
As the Fourth Industrial Revolution gathers pace, OAPI’s top priority is to support its 17 member states in their strategic use of IP to catalyze technological, economic and social development in Africa.
Boosting business competitiveness in Africa with...
by WIPO on November 1, 2019 at 6:56 am
Africa’s young and expanding population promises significant economic benefits but high youth unemployment is a concern. How can business competitiveness create jobs?