The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the United Nations agency dedicated to the use of intellectual property, such as patentscopyrighttrademarks and designs, as a means of stimulating innovation and creativity for the benefit of all. 

WIPO offers a wide range of global IP services including the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), the Madrid System (for trademarks) and the Hague System (for designs).  They provide a highly efficient, fast and cost-effective way to help innovators and creators (both individual and corporate) to protect their inventions, trademarks and designs in multiple countries.