Today is World Intellectual Property Day. According to the blog Patent Baristas, the purpose of World IP Day is to:
- to raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on daily life;
- to increase understanding of how protecting IP rights helps promote creativity and innovation;
- to celebrate creativity, and the contribution made by creators and innovators to the development of societies across the globe;
- to encourage respect for the IP rights of others
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is celebrating the day by promoting green innovation.