Visit WIPO

We organize free educational briefings and webinars for students, professionals and others to provide a general overview of WIPO and its work. All face-to-face briefings take place at our headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland [Map].

Upcoming briefings

  • November 12
  • December 12

The 2020 briefings schedule will be available shortly.

Simply Contact us indicating which of the above dates you have chosen.

  • For student-led groups, please include a letter from a faculty member supporting your request, plus a full list of participants.
  • For teacher-led and other groups, please include a full list of participants.

09:00-10:00 – General overview of WIPO and its activities

10:00-10:30 – Intellectual property (IP) and global challenges

10:30-11:00 – IP and business

11:00-11:30 – Work of the WIPO Arbitration & Mediation Center

11:30-12:00 – Copyright in the digital era

Go directly to the WIPO Access Center to obtain a visitor's badge.

Warning – you will need to bring your e-mail confirmation from WIPO and some form of identification.

Upcoming webinars

  • A new schedule will be available shortly
Note – Registration opens three weeks before the event.

Interested in a webinar on a specific topic? Contact us!

Facilities at WIPO

WIPO Library
(Photo: WIPO/Berrod)


The WIPO Library offers a unique collection of more than 35,000 IP reference materials, ranging from historical legal texts to the most recent IP journals.

Visitors are welcome to use library facilities.

WIPO Cafeteria
(Photo: WIPO/Berrod)


The WIPO Cafeteria serves lunch every day from 11:45 until 14:00. Daily menus include a wide range of national cuisines and cater to various diets. No reservation is required.

The Cafeteria also offers hot and cold drinks and snacks throughout the day.