In the lead up to the 2019 meetings of the WIPO Assemblies, WIPO Director General Francis Gurry reflects on the implications of big data for intellectual property (IP) policy.
Africa’s young and expanding population promises significant economic benefits but high youth unemployment is a concern. How can business competitiveness create jobs?
Ari Juliano Gema, Deputy Chairman for IPR Facilitation and Regulation at the Indonesian Agency for the Creative Economy (BEKRAF), explains what his organization is doing to help Indonesia’s creative businesses thrive.
Built around children’s love of role-play, KidZania is one of the world’s fastest growing learning and entertainment brands.
Saudi inventor Hadeel Ayoub, founder of the London-based start-up BrightSign, talks about how she came to develop BrightSign, an AI-based smart glove that allows sign language users to communicate directly with others without the assistance of an
Trade secrets are widely used by businesses across the economy to protect their know-how and other commercially valuable. What practical steps can businesses take to protect them?
Although personal 3D printing has not developed as anticipated, industrial 3D printing is playing a bigger role in advanced manufacturing.
Find out what the Government of Belarus is doing to develop its national innovation ecosystem with a view to supporting business growth and long-term economic sustainability.
Industries that make intensive use of intellectual property rights (IPRs) such as patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright generate 45% of GDP (EUR 6.6 trillion) in the EU annually and account for 63 million jobs (29% of all jobs).