The power of ideas as the seedbed for innovation and creativity is theme of this year’s World Intellectual Property (IP) Day on April 26, 2006, a press release by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) stated.
In his message to mark the sixth World IP Day, Dr. Kamil Idris, WIPO director, emphasized on the limitless value of ideas in inspiring the work of inventors and creators from which we all ultimately benefit. He said that the "World Intellectual Property Day is an occasion to reflect on how human creativity and innovation help provide a better world for everyone".
“World Intellectual Property Day is an opportunity to encourage people to think about the role played by intellectual property in everyday life, and about its importance in stimulating and safeguarding innovation and creativity. This year we celebrate the starting point of all intellectual property, the seeds from which all innovations and creative works grow – ideas.