World Intellectual Property Organization

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. WIPO mission is to lead the development of a balanced and effective international intellectual property (IP) system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all. More 

The Secretariat has cooperated with WIPO for the development of a report on the available technologies and the patenting trends in the area of electronic waste recycling and material recovery entitled the “Patent Landscape Report on E-waste Recycling Technologies

The report is to be considered as background and supporting information to the Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment and complement the Guideline on Material Recovery and Recycling of End-of-Life Mobile Phones and the Guideline on Environmentally Sound Material Recory and Recycling of End-of-Life Computing Equipment. More on the Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment and the Mobile Phone Partnership Initiative.