World Intellectual Property Day – IP & SMEs: Taking your ideas to market #WorldIPDay
April 26 is World Intellectual Property Day, a day set aside to draw attention to the role IP plays in encouraging innovation and creativity. This year World IP Day is geared toward IP and SMEs. From WIPO:
Every business starts with an idea. Each of the millions of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that operate across the globe every day started with an idea that took shape in someone’s mind and made its way to market.
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