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[tweetmeme source=”Intellogist” only_single=false] If you’ve worked in the IP field for any length of time, you’ve heard of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). WIPO defines itself as “the United Nations agency dedicated to the use of intellectual property (patents, copyright, trademarks, designs, etc.) as a means of stimulating innovation and creativity.”  WIPO oversees crucial international IP services such as the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks, and  the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs. The WIPO website is a massive resource that offers a variety of information and search tools for IP professionals, and patent searchers will find the PATENTSCOPE search system to be a very useful free tool for searching through patent documents from multiple country collections and millions of PCT applications.  The WIPO website is an incredibly broad resource, so this post will briefly look at…

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