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The WIPO Magazine explores intellectual property, creativity and innovation in action across the world. It is published in English, French and Spanish. It is also available in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian.

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WIPO Magazine 每 Articles and features showing intellectual property, creativity and innovation at work worldwide. Four per year.


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Climate change: the time to act is now

Climate change is one of the most urgent and complex challenges of our time. Can humanity*s capacity for creativity and innovation really save the world?

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Airbus: making the blue skies green

Find out what Airbus, the world*s biggest aircraft manufacturer, is doing to tackle climate change.

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Climate action and sustainability: Indigenous peoples are part of the solution

As the global community focuses on ways to combat the effects of climate change and to transition to a low-carbon future, it must not forget to engage with Indigenous peoples. Find out why this is so important?

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Bio-engineering: unlocking nature*s treasures

For Professor Oded Shoseyov, a pioneering materials engineer, serial inventor and entrepreneur, nature is a source of inspiration. He discusses some of his most significant inventions and how IP rights help ensure they are widely accessible to society.

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Water quality and inequality

By 2025, half of the world*s population will be living in areas suffering water stress. Researchers at the University of Birmingham in the UK have developed a desalination solution to treat groundwater in remote inland areas. It works ※off-grid,§ is powered by renewable energy, and is easy to maintain.


Artificial intelligence and copyright

October 2017 每 As the use of artificial intelligence by artists becomes more widespread, the distinction between artwork that is made by a human and that made by a computer is becoming increasingly blurred with interesting implications for copyright.

3D printing and IP law

February 2017 每 Amid renewed interest in the potential for 3D printing technology transform manufacturing supply chains, to what extent do current IP laws protect the interests of creators?

Eight steps to secure trade secrets

February 2016 每 Find out how to secure company trade secrets from both external threats and potential thieves already inside the company.