World IP Day 2021

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Monday, 26 April 2021

LES Celebrates World IP Day 2021!  This year’s theme for World IP  Day is SMEs: Take your ideas to market.  Here are a few LES events happening to add to the global celebration!

Article in WIPO Magazine:
Practical IP considerations for SMEs on their journey to market
March 2021
By Audrey Yap, President, Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), Singapore

https://www.wipo.int/wipo_magazine/en/2021/01/article_0002.html 

2021 Theme: IP & SMEs: Taking your ideas to market

World Intellectual Property Day 2021 shines a light on the critical role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the economy and how they can use intellectual property (IP) rights to build stronger, more competitive and resilient businesses.  Below are links to WIPO resources and LES Events planned to celebrate on April 26th!

WIPO’s Webpage

Social Media Tool Kit


LESI Patent and Technology Licensing Committee: World IP Day 2021

SME IP Toolkit Recording


LES Brazil: Videos

Videos to celebrate both the IP KIDS DAY and the WORLD IP DAY

English version
Portuguese version 


LES Italy: "Mobility Different / Different Mobility" - 12:00pm - 1:30pm (EDT) / 6:00pm - 7:30pm (CEST)

To celebrate the 2021 edition of IP Day, LES Italy has invited the well-known designer Walter De Silva who will hold an interesting keynote speech on the future of mobility on Monday 26 April starting at 6.00pm (CET) with particular reference to the automotive sector. Walter De Silva is one of the fathers of automotive design on an international level. At the following links you can find a short profile and a description of his main creations in the field of design. The webinar will be held in Italian and is FREE to LES members.

Read more & register here


LES USA-Canada: "World IP Day Celebration"1:00pm - 3:00pm (EDT) / 7:00pm - 9:00pm (CEST)

World Intellectual Property Day is April 26, and LES has been at the forefront in promoting this event in the U.S. World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity. This year's theme focuses on small business.  This event will include remarks from former Commissioners and Directors at the USPTO (Andrew Hirschfeld, Current Patent Commissioner and Former Directors Bruce Lehman, David Kappos, and Andrei Iancu), a discussion with the Federal Circuit (the Honorable Kathleen O’Malley and former Chief Judge, the Honorable Paul Redmond Michel), and remarks from Gillian Fenton, current LES USA-Canada President, and Dana Robert Colarulli, current LESI Executive Director. Registration is FREE to LES members.

Event recording


LESI, USPTO, AIPLA and Others: "World IP Day 2021"  - 3:00pm - 4:30pm (EDT) / 9:00pm - 10:30pm (CEST)

LESI joins the USPTO, WIPO, AIPLA and others in the US to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day 2021 in a special 90-minute program, including remarks from the USPTO and Members of Congress. This annual international event is an opportunity to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity. This year’s theme is “IP & SMEs: Taking Your Ideas to Market.” Registration is FREE to LES members.

Read more & register here


WIPO and the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TURKPATENT): "Enhancing the Quality of IP Management in SMEs" - 11:00am - 5:30pm (TRT) / 10:00am - 4:30pm (CEST)

Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity. World IP Day offers a unique opportunity to join with others around the globe to consider how intellectual property (IP) helps the global arts scene to flourish and how it enables the technological innovation that drives human progress.

Topics to be covered:

  • Making IP Work for SMEs – The Way Forward
  • Using IP as an Asset/Valuation to Scale Up SMEs
  • Panel 1: Developing Appropriate IP Strategies for SMEs (Moderated by LESI President, Audrey Yap)
  • Panel 2: Designing New Services and Tools for SMEs
  • Panel 3: SME Case Studies on IP Strategy and IP Management
Read more & register here
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