USPTO Joins International Green Technology Platform, WIPO GREEN

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office announced its technology partnership in WIPO GREEN, the international green technology platform of the World Intellectual Property Organization. 

WIPO GREEN is a public-private partnership established in 2013. It currently boasts 145 partners, including major technology companies, national intellectual property offices, business groups, research institutes, and nongovernmental organizations. The partnership provides a platform for technology exchange, connecting providers and seekers of environmentally friendly technologies. It also organizes acceleration projects, conferences, and events highlighting green technologies. 

The move further strengthens ties between the USPTO and WIPO, coming on the heels of the announcement that the USPTO will partner with WIPO to facilitate the resolution of disputes related to standard essential patents

The USPTO’s contributions to WIPO GREEN include several of its initiatives designed to address the climate change crisis, such as: 

The USPTO joins 10 other national IP offices in WIPO GREEN: Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Japan, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal, and Switzerland.

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