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WIPO Pearl launched, a Free Multilingual Terminology Database

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) launched a new database Pearl providing free access to a wealth of multilingual scientific and technical terminology.

Key features

  • Ten languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
  • Classification of concepts by 29 subject fields
  • Fully validated content with reliability scores
  • “Concept maps” that give an innovative graphical display of related concepts by language and subject field
  • Context provided for all terms
  • Term labelling (e.g. “recommended”, “standardized” or “avoid”)
  • Integrated with PATENTSCOPE and CLIR (Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval)
  • Users can rate the quality of results