Foster Progress

Breakthroughs start with an idea. Strong IP rights help innovators foster and drive transformational progress.

Protect Innovators

Innovators turn a vision into something of great value. Strong IP protections help ensure innovators continue to thrive.

WIPO’s New Director-General Has an Opportunity to Reaffirm Importance of IP

On October 1, Daren Tang of Secretary-General started his six-year term as the newest Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization. His appointment comes at a critical time for the organization, as the world continues to work tirelessly to find effective treatments, vaccines and other solutions to address COVID-19. Effective IP protections are essential to fighting the pandemic.