Artificial intelligence (AI) is set to transform our lives. But what exactly is AI, and what are the techniques and applications driving innovation in this area? James Nurton looks at insights provided by the flagship WIPO Technology Trends series which focuses on innovation trends in AI.
Gorazd Gotovac, Chief Technology Officer of Elaphe Propulsion Technologies, a Slovenian company based in Lubljana, talks about the company’s pioneering in-wheel motor technology and the role that innovation and intellectual property plays in its business strategy.
Thanks to technical standards, modern-day electronic devices are interoperable. Find out how different government agencies around the world are approaching issues surrounding the licensing of patents covering portions of these standards (i.e. standard essential patents (SEPs).
Eurasian Patent Office President Saule Tlevlessova discusses recent developments in the Eurasian IP landscape, including legislative reform, international work-sharing agreements and an ambitious plan to establish a regional system for the protection of industrial design rights.
The Emberá use the juice of the fruit of the jagua to paint their bodies for ritual and other purposes. The company, Ecoflora Cares specializes in natural color technology and has created a blue powder from the same juice for use in coloring food and other products. It is committed to ensuring the Emberá share in benefits derived from its commercialization.
Find out how the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center is working with IP offices around the world to raise awareness about the advantages of alternative dispute resolutions procedures to resolve disputes involving IP rights.
The International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) helps encourage the development of the new varieties of plants required for food security and agricultural sustainability. Its new online tool, UPOV PRISMA makes plant variety protection much easier.
Leading expert and author Sangeet Choudary shares his views on what the rise of tech giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Netflix and Spotify that make up the platform economy means for the creative sector.
In 2018 the United States passed sweeping legislation – the Music Modernization Act – to reform its licensing system for musical works. Find out how what many consider to be “one of the most significant pieces of United States copyright legislation will support participants across the music ecosystem.
What could intellectual property (IP) possibly have to do with helping the poorest people in the world’s least developed countries? Wherever poverty, hunger or disease, require innovative solutions, IP may have everything to do with development.