The WIPO Patent Analytics Handbook is being written with the generous financial support of the Patent Office of Japan (JPO). The Handbook is being prepared under the direction of Mr. Yo Takagi (Assistant Director General) and under the supervision of Mr. Alejandro Roca Campaña (Senior Director) and Mr. Andrew Czajkowski (Head of Section). Irene Kitsara (IP Information Officer) coordinated the preparation and review of the Handbook.