This year’s World Intellectual Property Day on April 26th celebrates the role of design in the market-place, in society and in shaping the innovations of the future. Across the world, IP Offices, associations, businesses and technology institutions have announced activities to mark the day, including competitions, exhibitions and public discussions.

World Intellectual Property Day has been celebrated annually since 2000. April 26th was chosen as the date in honor of the establishment of WIPO on April 26, 1970.

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