April 26th: The Intellectual Property World Day

April 26th: The Intellectual Property World Day

Yesterday, April 26, 2015, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), celebrated the Intellectual Property World Day.The Intellectual Property World Day has been instituted in 2000 with the aim of encouraging creative activity and to promote and protect Intellectual Property in the world. This edition was dedicated to music: the chosen title “Get Up, Stand Up, For Music” is, in fact, a partial quote from Bob Marley and intends to celebrate the creativity from which benefits all mankind. In this regard, the General Director of WIPO, Mr. Francis Gurry, said in his inaugural message that “music is part of an extraordinary revolution that is taking place around us, a revolution that is fundamentally changing the way creative works are produced, distributed and consumed”.