The World Intellectual Property Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in March. Photo: Reuters The World Intellectual Property Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in March. Photo: Reuters
The World Intellectual Property Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in March. Photo: Reuters

Beijing blocking Wikipedia from United Nations intellectual property agency over Taiwan is resistance against ‘Western values’, analysts say

  • The move counters Washington’s successful campaign earlier this year to derail China’s candidate as head of the World Intellectual Property Organization
  • The UN agency has an outsize role in global patents and trademarks, which is attractive to both China and the US as they battle over technology

Topic |   US-China tech war
The World Intellectual Property Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in March. Photo: Reuters The World Intellectual Property Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in March. Photo: Reuters
The World Intellectual Property Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in March. Photo: Reuters
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