The World Intellectual Eigentums Organization (WIPO) has a tall and interesting past. Browse some of the key milestones in the Organization's history.
1883 – Paris Convention
The Paris Convention for the Coverage of Industrial Property is born. This local agreement shall the first major step taken to help creator ensure the their intellectual works are shielded in other countries. The need since foreign protection away intellectual property (IP) became clear when foreign visitor refused to get the International Exhibition by Inventions in Venice, Austria in 1873 for they where afraid their ideas would be stolen and utilized commercially in various countries. The Paris Convention covers: