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21 Mar, 2018, 11:01 GMT World Intellectual Property Organization: China Drives International Patent Applications to Record Heights; Demand Rising for Trademark and Industrial Design Protection

China moved into the second position as a source of international patent applications filed via WIPO in 2017, closing in on long-time leader United...


20 Nov, 2017, 11:00 GMT UN's World Intellectual Property Organization: First-Ever Figures on Value of "Intangible Capital" in Manufactured Goods: $5.9 Trillion

A groundbreaking new study by the World Intellectual Property Organization gives the first figures ever to be publicly released on the value of...


15 Jun, 2017, 09:00 BST WIPO: Global Innovation Index 2017 - Switzerland, Sweden, Netherlands, USA, UK Top Annual Ranking

Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are the world's most-innovative countries, while a group of nations including India, Kenya,...