World Intellectual Property Organization, created in 1970; headquarters in Geneva.
WIPO is responsible for the protection of intellectual property rights on an international level. They provide arbitration services for the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy. With its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, WIPO is one of the 16 specialized agencies of the United Nations.
WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION. A specialized agency of the United Nations system that seeks to promote international cooperation in the protection of intellectual property. WIPO administers the International Union for the Protection of Industrial Property (the “Paris Union”), which was founded in 1883 to reduce discrimination in national patent practices, the International Union for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (the “Barn Union”), which was founded in 1886 to provide analogous functions with respect to copyrights, and other treaties, conventions and agreements concerned with intellectual property.
(the orld ntellectual roperty rganisation) a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN) with a mandate to administer intellectual property matters recognised by the UN member States. WIPO carries out a number of tasks related to the protection of intellectual property rights, such as: administering international treaties; assisting governments, organisations and the private sector; monitoring developments in the intellectual property rights field; and assisting in the harmonising and simplifying of relevant rules and practices. WIPO has 175 member states. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland.
World Intellectual Property Organization. The United Nations organization that establishes and coordinates standards for protection of intellectual property rights.
World Intellectual Property Organization) - part of the United Nations, this Geneva-based organization was formed in 1967 to promote IPR internationally. With more than 160 member nations, the organization is responsible for numerous multinational treaties and model IP laws.
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World Intellectual Property Organisation
See World Intellectual Property Organization.
World Intellectual Property Organization. Organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, responsible for promoting the protection of intellectual rights throughout the world. It is one of the 16 specialized agencies in the UN system of organizations.