Industrial Property Office

WIPO - World Intellectual Property Indicators 2017


WIPO released its annual World Intellectual Property Indicators 2017 report (WIPI). This flagship statistical publication presents the latest trends in global IP activity covering patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, plant varieties and geographical indications. The report includes around 160 indicators covering data for 150 IP offices around the world. For the first time ever, this year’s edition also includes statistics on geographical indications covering 54 national/regional authorities that shared their data with WIPO. In addition, this year’s special theme also presents new statistics on certain dimensions of the operational performance of IP offices, including examination capacity, patent pendency times and examination outcomes. 

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