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WTO report on COVID-19

The WTO Secretariat published this new information note warning of possible increases to trade costs due to COVID-19 disruptions. The note....

Posted in: Enabling Innovation Policies

GM’s new electric vehicle in China

This Bloomberg article discusses the introduction of the General Motors Co. Hongguang MINI EV in China, a surprise hit that sells for less than....

Posted in: Enabling Innovation Policies

“Progress and Potential: 2020 update on U.S. women inventor-patentees

This report updates the USPTO’s 2019 report on U.S. women inventor-patentees, “Progress and Potential,” using three years of new data,....

Posted in: Enabling Innovation Policies

Video: Corning Gorilla Glass for iPhones

Since 1851, Corning has evolved from a light bulb manufacturer to Pyrex creator to making high-tech glass products for companies like Apple,....

Posted in: Technology and Knowledge Diffusion

Trade Secrets blog by Orrick

Trade Secrets Watch is a blog on all things trade secrets. It’s run by trade secret attorneys at the law firm Orrick, Herrington &....

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The Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator

The Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, is a global collaboration to accelerate the development and production of, and access to,....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

WIPO Pat-Informed: information about meds patents

The Patent Information Initiative for Medicines (Pat-INFORMED) provides a service to the global health community, particularly those....

Posted in: Policy Discussions and International Organizations

WIPO Intangible Capital and Assets in Global Value Chains

The World Intellectual Property Report 2017 and Economic Research Working Paper No. 41 examine the crucial role of intangibles such as....

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WIPO Technology Trends 2019 – Artificial Intelligence

This report reveals trends in patenting of artificial intelligence (AI) innovations, the top players in AI from industry and academia, and the....

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