World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO

(site available in the six UN languages)

IP services:

  • WIPO provides a range of services for the owners and users of intellectual property (IP).
  • These include international registration services, which enable applicants to seek protection for their patents, trademarks or designs in multiple countries by filing a single application. WIPO also maintains IP classification systems, which are used for registering IP and facilitate searches in IP databases and registries.
  • WIPO’s Arbitration and Mediation Center offers alternative dispute resolution services for private parties involved in international IP disputes. This includes Internet domain name dispute resolution for tackling cybersquatting.
  • The links in the left column provide details on these services.

program activities;
news & events;
WIPO treaties: general information;
annual reports;
Adresse Headquarters: WIPO, 34, Chemin des Colombettes,
1211 Geneva, Switzerland, Telephone: +41 22 338 91 11
contact: mail, website.

About: The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations.

It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest.

WIPO was established by the WIPO Convention in 1967 with a mandate from its Member States to promote the protection of IP throughout the world through cooperation among states and in collaboration with other international organizations.

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