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World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
34, chemin des Colombettes
Geneva, GE 1211
Phone: +41 (0)22 338 91 11
Fax: +41 (0)22 733 54 28
Organization type: 
United Nations System

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for intellectual property policy, services, information and cooperation. A specialized agency of the United Nations, WIPO assists its 188 member states in developing a balanced international IP legal framework to meet society’s evolving needs. It provides business services for obtaining IP rights in multiple countries and resolving disputes. It delivers capacity-building programs to help developing countries benefit from using IP. And it provides free access to unique knowledge banks of IP information.