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WIPO

World Intellectual Property Organization is one of the United Nations specialized agencies created to encourage creative activity, to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world in 1967. 

Word Mark

Refers to a form of trademark comprised of text. 

Work Made for Hire

Refers to a work prepared by an employee within the scope of his or her employment or a work specially ordered or commissioned for use as a contribution to a collective work, as a part of a motion picture or other audiovisual work, as a translation, as a supplementary work, as a compilation, as an instructional text, as a...

WTO member country

A Country that is a member of the World Trade Organization as defined in subsection 2(1) of the World Trade Organization Agreement Implementation Act.

WAIS: Wide Area Information Servers

It is a commercial software package that allows the indexing of huge quantities of information, and then making those indices searchable across networks such as the Internet. A prominent feature of WAIS is that the search results are ranked (scored) according to how relevant the hits are, and that subsequent searches can...

WAN: Wide Area Network

Any internet or network that covers an area larger than a single building or campus is a WAN. 

WWW: World Wide Web

Frequently used (incorrectly) when referring to "The Internet", WWW has two major meanings - First, loosely used: the whole constellation of resources that can be accessed using Gopher, FTP, HTTP, telnet, USENET, WAIS and some other tools. Second, the universe of hypertext servers (HTTP servers) which are the servers that...