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Making intellectual property work for business

ICC Publication No. 972E, 2011 Edition
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ISBN 9789284201112
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Intellectual property has become an essential competitive tool for businesses in today’s economy. However, many of them do not understand how to use IP in their business.

“Making intellectual property work for business” gives practical guidance to chambers of commerce and business associations looking to offer intellectual property (IP) services for businesses. Jointly published by ICC and WIPO, this handbook gives helpful advice on how to set up different types of IP services such as:

  • Training;
  • Awareness-raising, consultancy;
  • Policy advocacy;
  • Stimulating innovation.

Thirty case studies provide hands-on insight into this topic issue and illustrate good practices from around the world.

To download the electronic version of this IP kit in different languages, visit the webpages of the ICC Commission on Intellectual Property.

The ICC-WIPO handbook is part of a suite of tools that ICC is developing to support the provision of business-oriented IP services to help companies boost their competitiveness. ICC’s long-standing work in the area of intellectual property is spearheaded by its Commission on Intellectual Property.

WIPO is an intergovernmental organization in the United Nations system of organizations. It seeks to ensure that the rights of creators and owners of intellectual property (IP) are protected worldwide and that inventors and authors are recognized and rewarded for their ingenuity.

ICC's Chief Intellectual Property Officer and
Director of WCF discuss IP for chambers

IP Management in innovative SMEs

Download the ICC Intellectual Property Roadmap “Current and Emerging Issues for Business and Policymakers”. The roadmap provides businesses and policymakers with a comprehensive and concise overview of key intellectual property policy issues today.

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