April 26 is the World Intellectual Property Day – an opportunity to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights. The theme of World IP Day 2020 is “Innovate for a Green Future” and a way to put innovation – and the IP rights that support it – at the heart of efforts to create a green future.
IUPAC supports innovation in sustainable development and a greener future by providing a common language for chemistry and facilitating international exchange of high quality chemical data and information. IUPAC embraces World Intellectual Property Day as an opportunity to exercise the value of scientific communication in fostering collaborative innovation worldwide, across industry, research and teaching, critical in responding to the global challenges of today and into the future. #WorldIPDay