WipoLex: all about legal information on IP
IPO Lex is a global database that provides free of charge access to legal information on intellectual property (IP) administered by WIPO.
Intellectual property (IP), and especially patents, represent the most complete and up-to-date means of technology dissemination for monitoring and intelligence. Therefore, understanding its legislative and legal framework and attending to their stage in the patent application and grant process is vital to take advantage of these information sources in the organizations’ innovation strategies.
WIPO Lex is a global database that provides free of charge access to legal information on intellectual property (IP) administered by WIPO.
This tool represents the main international source on intellectual property legislation. For example, it allows consulting treaties administered by WIPO, and laws and regulations of each Member State or even bilateral agreements.
Regarding technology monitoring and intelligence, this tool is essential to help understand legal and regulatory framework that affects intellectual property registries.
- Type of tool: Open.
- Cost: Free.
- Level of complexity: intermediate.
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