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WIPO Full Form: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) dedicated to encouraging creative activity to promote intellectual property protection worldwide. WIPO commenced on 26 April 1970 when the convention entered into force. WIPO’s complete form is World Intellectual Property Organization. WIPO is Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It currently has 193 member states, including 190 UN member states.

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According to the 1967 Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO was designed to support and protect the world’s intellectual property (IP) by contributing to countries and worldwide organizations. Throughout this article, we provide detailed information about the WIPO full form, project, objective, history, work etc.

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WIPOWorld Intellectual Property Organization
HeadquartersGeneva, Switzerland
Formation14 July 1967
HeadDaren Tang
Parent organizationUnited Nations Economic and Social Council
TypeUnited Nations specialized agency

What is WIPO?

History of WIPO

The history of WIPO is as follows.

1883Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
1886Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
1891Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

Our programs

Below have mentioned our four programs cover a rich portfolio of both general and specific programs on IP and cater to various target audiences:

  • Policymakers and government officials
  • Inventors and creators
  • Business managers and IP professionals
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs
  • Students and teachers of IP
  • Civil society


As a critical tool for development, the Academy has intimate links with the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) and has completed several CDIP projects, which are now mainstreamed into its activities and further supporting IP capacity building.

  1. IP training institutions
  2. IP4Youth&Teachers
  3. Continuing Judicial IP Education

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. What is the Full form of WIPO?

A. The full form of the WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization.

Q. Is India a member of WIPO?

A. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations with 193 member states.

Q. Which countries are not in WIPO?

A. Non-members are Kosovo, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, South Sudan, and the states with limited recognition.

Q. When was WIPO created?

A. 14 July 1967

Q. Where is the headquarter of WIPO?

A. Geneva, Switzerland

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