If you have acquired your intellectual property rights in your country of origin then you can now apply for the International protection of your intellectual asset.
World Intellectual Property Organisation is a self-funding Agency IPO of the United Nations, with 188 member states for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. Its purpose is the development of a balanced and effective international intellectual property (IP) system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all. Its mandate was set out in the WIPO Convention, which established WIPO in 1967.
It provides to the Businesses and innovators need easy, cost-effective ways to protect their inventions, their brands, and their designs in multiple countries.
WIPO offers a range of global services for protecting intellectual property (IP) across borders, and for resolving IP disputes outside the courts.
The International Patent System protects the patent in multiple countries by filing one international application.
The International Trademark System registers the trademarks in multiple countries by filing one international application. The Madrid system covers 112 countries. It also enables you to manage and renew your marks through one centralized system.
The Hague system replaces multiple registrations with just one. It is possible to register up to 100 industrial designs with one form. It also record changes or renewals through a single step.
WIPO is the leading international service-provider for disputes relating to Internet domain names – or “cybersquatting.”
If you want to protect your intellectual property internationally the WIPO is the forum for this protection.