Read More... WIPO Conference on the Global Digital Content Market Opens in New Delhi, India – Exploring the Impact of Digital Transformation in Asia-Pacific Region, Balancing Interests of Creators and Consumers
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WIPO Conference on the Global Digital Content Market Opens in New Delhi, India – Exploring the Impact of Digital Transformation in Asia-Pacific Region, Balancing Interests of Creators and Consumers

New Delhi, India, November 14, 2018PR/2018/825 WIPO Director General Francis Gurry and Secretary to the Government of India, Department of…

Read More... High-Level Conference on Respect for Intellectual Property Opens in South Africa
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High-Level Conference on Respect for Intellectual Property Opens in South Africa

Sandton, South Africa, October 23, 2018PR/2018/824 Hundreds of experts from across the globe are charting a course toward increased respect…

Read More... Japan relaxes its requirements regarding views
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Japan relaxes its requirements regarding views

May 20, 2019 Applicants designating Japan are not required to provide six orthogonal views of a three dimensional product, which…

Read More... Hague System Seminar: Online Services and International Registration Procedures and Practical Approach to the Hague System
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Hague System Seminar: Online Services and International Registration Procedures and Practical Approach to the Hague System

May 7, 2019 Register online now to attend a Hague Seminar at WIPO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 6, 2019.  The…

Read More... Possible “No-Deal” Brexit: Implications for Hague System Users
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Possible “No-Deal” Brexit: Implications for Hague System Users

March 22, 2019 The Government of the United Kingdom (UK) has published a draft statutory instrument that provides continued protection…

Read More... The number of applications filed under the Hague System grew by 3.7% in 2018
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The number of applications filed under the Hague System grew by 3.7% in 2018

Geneva, March 19, 2019PR/2019/830 Asia-based innovators filed more than half of all international patent applications via WIPO for the first…

Read More... New Designation Available: Belize
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New Designation Available: Belize

Read More... New Designation Available: San Marino
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New Designation Available: San Marino

Read More... WIPO to Launch New Interface for Hague E-Filing
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WIPO to Launch New Interface for Hague E-Filing

November 14, 2018 Launching on November 19, 2018, this all-new interface represents a significant change in enhancing usability, adding modern…

Read More... New Designation Available: Canada
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New Designation Available: Canada

November 5, 2018 As of November 5, 2018, Hague System users can designate Canada in an international design application. Video:…

Read More... Try Our New and Improved eFiling Interface
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Try Our New and Improved eFiling Interface

October 18, 2018 WIPO is pleased to announce the release of a demo version of our upcoming new eFiling interface…

Read More... Hague System Webinar: Improved E-Filing Interface
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Hague System Webinar: Improved E-Filing Interface

October 17, 2018 Register now for a free, interactive Webinar that will provide you with an in-depth look at the…

Read More... WIPO Launches Mediation Pledge for IP and Technology Disputes
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WIPO Launches Mediation Pledge for IP and Technology Disputes

Parties to commercial disputes related to intellectual property (IP) assets are increasingly concerned about the time and cost caused by…

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Updated: WIPO GDPR-UDRP Q&A
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Updated: WIPO GDPR-UDRP Q&A

To first identify the registrar-of-record for a particular domain name, one place to start (among others) is the InterNIC webpage…

Read More... WIPO General Assembly: WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Including Domain Names
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WIPO General Assembly: WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Including Domain Names

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Read More... Expanded WIPO ccTLD web pages
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Expanded WIPO ccTLD web pages

The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center has launched expanded web pages (in June 2018) for its country code Top-Level (“ccTLD”)…

Read More... WIPO Cybersquatting Cases Reach New Record in 2017
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WIPO Cybersquatting Cases Reach New Record in 2017

Geneva, March 14, 2018PR/2018/815 Three industries – banking and finance, fashion, and internet and IT – accounted for nearly one-third…

Read More... Commentary on WIPO Arbitration Rules
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Commentary on WIPO Arbitration Rules

Read More... 2017 WIPO General Assembly Document: WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Including Domain Names
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2017 WIPO General Assembly Document: WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Including Domain Names

English WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Including Domain Names Document prepared by the Secretariat Complete document 271 KB Complete document…

Read More... WIPO Overview of WIPO Panel Views on Selected UDRP Questions, Third Edition
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WIPO Overview of WIPO Panel Views on Selected UDRP Questions, Third Edition

© 2017 World Intellectual Property OrganizationAll Rights Reserved Resulting from WIPO’s care for effective remedies under a sustainable UDRP, this…

Read More... 2017 Press Release
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2017 Press Release

Geneva, March 16, 2017PR/2017/805 Trademark owners filed an all-time record 3,036 cases under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy…

Read More... 2016 WIPO General Assembly Document: WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Including Domain Names
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2016 WIPO General Assembly Document: WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Including Domain Names

English WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Including Domain Names Document prepared by the Secretariat Complete document 273 KB Complete document…