What is World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)?
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) meaning
| established – 14 July 1967; effective – 26 April 1970|
aim – to furnish protection for literary, artistic, and scientific works; a UN specialized agency
members – (185) includes all UN member countries except Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu (185 total); plus Holy See
reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html