World Intellectual Property Day: Innovating for a Better Future

World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated every april 26 to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.

This year, the World Intellectual Property Day 2022’s theme focuses on IP and Youth innovating for a Better Future


Historical Background 


The World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), a specialized self-funded agency of the United Nations, responsible for developing a balanced and approachable international intellectual property (IP) system designated 26 april as the world intellectual property day in 2000.

The date marks the anniversary the WIPO Convention came into existence in 1970. The Convention aims to minimize the gap between IP as a business/ legal concept and its relevance in people’s lives.


How to properly observe it?


You can have a better understanding of today’s date importance through Legit’s blog.

Final remarks 


Startup founders should not let intellectual property’s importance on the back burner. Their brand and product can thrive through it. 

According to Dr. Endri Dibra, CEO of Arbrea Labs – a startup in the industry of AI (Artificial Intelligence) and AR (Augmented Reality), their success derived from intellectual property protection.

“Patent registration of scientific inventions, and all other elements of intellectual property has been of particular importance and has helped us to create more credibility to our investors and partners. Needless to say, patenting has been one of the elements that made us distinct from other competitors in the market.”

– Dr. Endri Dibra, CEO of Arbrea Labs

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