World Intellectual Property Day is being marked on April 26 (Wednesday) across the globe with an aim to increase people’s awareness and understanding of intellectual property (IP).
Different communities groups and individuals are organizing different events and activities to highlight World Intellectual Property Day each year.
Stage concerts or other public performances centered around the around the World IP Day theme, with the performers delivering messages which encourage respect for creators and creativity.
Essay competitions for young people on themes relating to intellectual property, innovation, piracy, and other similar issues.
Seminars or free lectures in universities to build awareness of intellectual property and its benefits among students, faculty and researchers.
Exhibits in museums, art galleries, schools and other educational institutions, with presentations explaining the link between exhibitions, innovation and intellectual property.
Some educational institutions may choose World IP Day as a time to celebrate the works of a notable inventor, artist, designer, or entrepreneur, and link discussions with the important role of intellectual property.
World Intellectual Property Day celebrate to learn about the role that intellectual property rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.
This year, explore how innovation is making our lives healthier, safer, and more comfortable, turning problems into progress, how the intellectual property system supports innovation by attracting investment, rewarding creators, encouraging them to develop their ideas, and ensuring that their new knowledge is freely available so that tomorrow’s innovators can build on today’s new technology.