In accordance with Article 11, paragraph 3, point iii), of the agreement between the EPO and WIPO in accordance with the PCT, Appendix D, Part 1 and Part II, paragraph 4, the agreement was revised from 1 April 2020. The full text of Part I and Part II, paragraph 4, is published below. The European Patent Office (EPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) have signed a three-year cooperation agreement. The partnership aims to “improve the procedural framework of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) to increase patent use. In addition, cooperation also focuses on improving the quality and effectiveness of the patenting process, including patent classification and search, as well as improving access to patent information. 2. [Modification of this agreement] This agreement may be amended by joint agreement of the contracting parties. (ii) the applicant or, if there are two or more applicants, is a natural or legal person who is, within the meaning of Rule 18, a national and a resident of a state in which a validation agreement with the European Patent Organisation is in force. For more information on this new agreement, click here. Since 2009, WIPO has published annual global IP indicators that provide a wide range of indicators in the areas of intellectual property.  It is based on data from national and regional IP offices, WIPO, the World Bank and UNESCO.  (iii) International Bureau designates WIPO`s International Office; 4. The amount of the international research tax and the provisional international review tax (including possible additional taxes payable) and the additional international research tax are reduced by 75%: WIPO is an observer of the TRIPS Council and the WTO enjoys observer status with WIPO.
(a) If, at the time of the initial notification of a law or regulation under Article 63.2 of the TRIPS AGREEMENT, a WTO member has already notified that law or this law or translation to the International Bureau, or has he communicated to the WTO secretariat a statement on it, and that law, regulation or translation is actually provided by the International Bureau , at the request of the WTO secretariat, a copy of the aforementioned law. , this regulation or translation. Unlike other UN agencies, WIPO has significant financial resources, regardless of the contributions of its member states. In 2018, WIPO`s revenue was CHF 430.6 million  74.6% of WIPO`s revenue for 2018 came from the patent cooperation cooperation contract (PCT) taxes. [Citation required] (3) [Denunciation of this agreement] If one of the parties in this agreement terminates the other party in writing for termination of the agreement, that agreement expires one year after the other party receives the notification, unless the notice sets a longer time frame or both parties do not agree to a longer or shorter period. In October 2004, WIPO agreed to accept a proposal from Argentina and Brazil to adopt the “proposal to establish a WIPO development agenda” in the Geneva Declaration on the Future of the World Intellectual Property Organization.  This proposal has been well supported by developing countries. WIPO`s development agenda (composed of more than 45 recommendations) was the culmination of a long transformation process for the Organization, which historically focused on protecting the interests of rights holders, and which has increasingly integrated the interests of other stakeholders into the international IP system and has become part of the broader body of international human rights law. Environment and economic cooperation.