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Jan 31, 2019, 03:00 ET WIPO's First "Technology Trends" Study Probes Artificial Intelligence: IBM and Microsoft Are Leaders Amid Recent Global Upsurge in AI Inventive

GENEVA, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - A new World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) flagship study has documented a massive recent surge in artificial intelligence-based inventions, with U.S.-based...


Mar 21, 2018, 07:01 ET World Intellectual Property Organization: China Drives International Patent Applications to Record Heights; Demand Rising for Trademark and

GENEVA, March 21, 2018 /CNW/ - China moved into the second position as a source of international patent applications filed via WIPO in 2017, closing in on long-time leader United States of America in ...


Dec 06, 2017, 06:00 ET WIPO: China Drives Record Patent, Trademark, Design Filings in 2016

GENEVA, Dec. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Worldwide filings for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached record heights in 2016 amid soaring demand in China, the UN's World Intellectual Property...


Nov 20, 2017, 06:00 ET UN's World Intellectual Property Organization: First-Ever Figures on Value of "Intangible Capital" in Manufactured Goods: $5.9 Trillion

GENEVA, Nov. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - A groundbreaking new study by the World Intellectual Property Organization gives the first figures ever to be publicly released on the value of "intangible capital,"...


Jun 15, 2017, 04:00 ET WIPO: Global Innovation Index 2017 - Switzerland, Sweden, Netherlands, USA, UK Top Annual Ranking

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are the world's most-innovative countries, while a group of nations including India, Kenya, and...


Nov 23, 2016, 05:00 ET Global Patent Applications Rose to 2.9 Million in 2015 on Strong Growth From China; Demand Also Increased for Other Intellectual Property Rights

GENEVA, Nov. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Innovators in China powered global patent applications to a new record in 2015, filing more than a million applications for the first time ever within a single year amid ...


Aug 15, 2016, 09:00 ET Global Innovation Index 2016: Switzerland, Sweden, UK, U.S., Finland, Singapore Lead; China Joins Top 25

GENEVA, Aug. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - China joins the ranks of the world's 25 most-innovative economies, while Switzerland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Finland and Singapore...