Holy Smokes, Batman: Caped Crusader is the Go-To Franchise Character for Movies and Gaming Over the Decades

Batman, Dracula and Spiderman are the top three most-used franchise characters from movies and video games in the world’s biggest media market over the past four decades, according to the first installment of a new series of “Creative Economy Notes” unveiled by WIPO Director Genera...
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WIPO Pearl Adds COVID-19 Terminology to Help Stimulate Innovation to Fight Pandemic; Will be Provided Free for Download and Use by Third Parties

The WIPO Pearl terminology database has added some 1,500 new COVID-19-related terms in 10 languages, helping innovators targeting new coronavirus treatments and diagnostics with a baseline set of terms and their multilingual equivalents. This advancement will foster international collaboration and p...
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WIPO Director General Gurry and Colombia President Duque Open “WIPO Conference on the Global Digital Content Market”

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Director General Francis Gurry joined Colombia President Iván Duque in opening the three-day, virtual “WIPO Conference on the Global Digital Content Market,” with each highlighting the importance of government support for the creativ...
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GII 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic’s Expected Impact on Global Innovation; Annual Ranking Topped by Switzerland, Sweden, U.S., U.K. and Netherlands

The COVID-19 pandemic is severely pressuring a long-building rise in worldwide innovation, likely hindering some innovative activities while catalyzing ingenuity elsewhere, notably in the health sector, according to the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2020....
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