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Historical Journal Collection

Access to our historical collections published by the International Bureau for the Protection of Industrial Property (BIRPI) and WIPO.


WIPOD – Page Points

We bring the WIPO Knowledge Center’s collection on intellectual property and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to life – in conversations with authors, editors, publishers and others.

World Intellectual Property Day

Find out more about World IP Day, a unique opportunity to celebrate the contributions made by inventors and creators around the world.

World Intellectual Property Day 2024

The WIPO Knowledge Center provides educators, researchers, policymakers and institutions with the IP resources they need to transform their ideas into reality, fostering quality education and contributing to a sustainable future.

Join us in celebrating World Intellectual Property Day 2024! Explore how IP can amplify the impact of innovative and creative solutions for building our common future.

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IP nourishes creativity and empowers innovation. Visit the WIPO World of Innovation & Creativity virtual exhibition to see how

Virtual Exhibition on Geographical Indications

The online exhibition, was held from September 6, 2021 to July 31, 2022, and offered visitors the option to discover products from around the world – 39 member states and two intergovernmental organizations - whose quality and reputation are due to their geographic origin.

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Come Explore IP for a Healthier World

Ten Years of WIPO Re:Search Advancing Global Health

Virtual Exhibition hosted by the WIPO Knowledge Center takes a close-up look at how IP and ingenuity fuel an innovative public-private partnership tackling some of the world’s most devastating diseases.

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Welcome to the Library's First Exhibition

WIPO Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property: A Virtual Experience

The WIPO virtual exhibition on IP and AI seeks to foster a broader understanding of the relationship between IP Policy and AI and the questions raised for policymakers.

The exhibition — a first for the WIPO Library — focuses on examples of AI in art, music, technology and entertainment. It also asks some questions to allow the visitor to relate to the existing IP systems' underlying issues.

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WIPO publications

WIPO IP Facts and Figures 2023

An overview of intellectual property activity based on the latest available year of complete statistics

World Intellectual Property Indicators 2023

This authoritative report analyzes IP activity around the globe.

Global Innovation Index 2023, 16th Edition

Innovation in the face of uncertainty


Green Technology Book

Solutions for climate change mitigation