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WIPO Intellectual Property Handbook
This is a general reference work on all aspects of intellectual property, including international treaties and conventions, analyses of all fields of intellectual property, its administration, enforcement and teaching, technological and legal developments, and WIPO's work in its Member States. It covers issues including electronic commerce, biotechnology, traditional knowledge and management of copyright and related rights and WIPO's vision and approaches to meet new challenges with a widening circle of partners. Can be used as a key reference work by creators, innovators, intellectual property lawyers, government officials, university teachers and students.
Publication year: 2004
Yearly Review of the PCT: 2002
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international patent system.
Publication year: 2003
What is the PLT?
The Patent Law Treaty (PLT) harmonizes formal requirements set by national and regional patent offices and streamlines the procedures for obtaining and maintaining a patent.
WIPO Patent Information Services for Developing Countries
The aim of this publication is to inform potential users in developing countries of the WPIS, their usefulness and how they could contribute to R&D activities and industrial development projects of developing countries.
Patents Comic Book
This comic book narrates the adventures of four teenagers who learn what patents are and how they and society at large can benefit from them. While the WIPO comic books are primarily geared towards students from 8 to 12 years' old, higher-level students and adults have found them useful in providing a basic understanding of IP issues.
The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in 2001
Publication year: 2002
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure (as amended on September 26, 1980)
The main feature of the Treaty is that a Contracting State which allows or requires the deposit of microorganisms for the purposes of patent procedure must recognize, for such purposes, the deposit of a microorganism with any "international depositary authority," irrespective of whether such authority is on or outside the territory of the said State.
The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in 2000
Publication year: 2001
The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in 1999
Publication year: 2000
Guide to the International Patent Classification (2000) (7th edition)