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WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)

is an agency of the United Nations that functions as a global forum for IP, providing several services including arbitration and mediation (e.g. domain names disputes), international registration systems for patents, trade marks, designs and appellations of origin), policy discussion, technical infrastructure, cooperation programs and information on intellectual property. WIPO administers 26 treaties and occupies a prominent role in the global IP landscape.

Work package (FP7/H2020)

a major sub-division of the proposed project.

Work plan

means the document similar to the Commission work programme adopted by funding bodies entrusted with part of the implementation of Horizon 2020.

Work Programme

means, in the context of FP7 and Horizon 2020, the document adopted by the European Commission for the implementation of a specific programme.