World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on 26 April.

The event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000

The day is celebrate to "raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on daily life" ...

and "to celebrate creativity, and the contribution made by creators and innovators to the development of societies across the globe".

26 April was chosen as the date for World Intellectual Property Day because it coincides with the date on .... 

which the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization entered into force in 1970.

Theme of world intellectual property day  2021 – IP and SMEs: Taking Your Ideas to Market.

Theme of world intellectual property day  2022 – 'IP and Youth Innovating for a Better Future'.