World IP Day event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 to offer a unique opportunity to consider the importance of intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyrights) as globally.
Since this is an annual event, thousands of IP professionals and offices & agencies (government agencies, universities, IP firms, businesses, etc.) participate in these series of events every year.
Focus subject in World IP day 2021
This year’s focus on World IP day is “IP & SMEs: Taking your ideas to market”. During this year’s events, topics like “the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the economy” and “how they can use intellectual property (IP) rights to build stronger, more competitive and resilient businesses” will be discussed.
You can get more information about this year’s World IP day events from here.