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WIPO Lex provides free of charge access to legal information on intellectual property (IP) from around the world.
The WIPO Lex Database is organized into three collections, consisting of IP laws and regulations, WIPO-administered treaties and IP‑related treaties, and IP judgments.
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IP Legislation by Jurisdiction
Collection of IP laws, rules, and regulations of the member states of WIPO, the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the United Nations (UN).
WIPO-WTO Common Portal
Access point for national IP offices and national trade offices of WIPO, WTO, and UN members for the submission of IP laws, rules, and regulations.
Treaties
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WIPO-Administered Treaties
WIPO administers 26 treaties at the international level, touching on a wide range of IP-related topics.
IP-related Treaties Collection
Collection of IP-related treaties involving a variety of international actors.
Treaty Parties
IP-related treaties organized by Party.
Treaty Hosts
IP-related treaties organized by Host Institution.
Judgments
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IP Judgments by Jurisdiction
Leading IP judgments establishing precedent or persuasive interpretations, curated by participating WIPO member states.
WIPO's Work with Judiciaries
WIPO works with judges from around the world to create a space for dialogue and exchange of information and practices, to deliver capacity building activities, and to increase the availability of information about IP and courts.
News on IP Laws
China: Decision of November 11, 2020, of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Amending the Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China
June 1, 2021
China: Decision of October 17, 2020, of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Amending the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China
June 1, 2021
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