WIPO Magazine

The WIPO Magazine explores intellectual property (IP), creativity and innovation at work across the world. The print edition is published quarterly. Additional online features are published periodically.

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The quarterly editions of the WIPO Magazine are published in print and online formats in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

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Introducing WIPO PROOF: an interview with Francis Gurry

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry introduces WIPO PROOF, the latest in the Organization*s suite of IP business services and reflects on the broader issue of data governance and the importance of innovation and creativity in tackling current economic and health challenges.

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Intellectual property, innovation, access and COVID-19

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry reflects on measures that can be undertaken by governments and market actors to enhance innovation performance and, specifically, innovation outcomes that will contribute to the mitigation and, ultimately, the resolution of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Baidu*s AI-related patented technologies: Doing battle with COVID-19

Find out how China*s pioneering tech giant, Baidu, has been at the forefront of efforts to deploy its AI-based expertise and technologies to help overcome some of the key challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Drug repurposing and the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted worldwide interest in the repurposing of drugs such as remdesivir and dexamethasone. Repurposing can be crucial for delivering new treatments to patients, but also raises a number of IP-related questions.

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The written word can still change the world

The written word in its most basic form enables a transfer of knowledge from the ideas of an author directly into the hearts and minds of readers across the world. For centuries, it has transformed our society and in 2020, we need the written word - and, indeed, publishers - more than ever. Michiel Kolman explains why.

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