This year’s IP World Day theme at WIPO .
Friday, April 26, 2019,is the World Intellectual Property Day – a day to celebrate the important global role, which IP plays in supporting innovation and creativity.
In 2000, WIPO member states designated April 26 as a day on which to consider how IP contributes to innovation and creativity and to promoting a better awareness and understanding of IP.
April 26 was selected as World IP Day as it was the day on which the WIPO Convention took effect in 1970.
The 2019 World Intellectual Property Day campaign takes a closer look inside the world of sports. It explores how innovation, creativity and the IP rights that encourage and protect them support the development of sport .
This year’s campaign is an opportunity to celebrate outstanding athletes , sportspersons and all the people around the world who innovate behind the scenes to enhance athletic performance and its worldwide awareness.