IntellectualPropertyNews.com Celebrates its Official Launch on World Intellectual Property Day 2011

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The website IntellectualPropertyNews.com will celebrate its official launch on April 26, 2011 in honor of World Intellectual Property Day. See http://www.IntellectualPropertyNews.com

World Intellectual Property Day was created by the World Intellectual Property Organization in 2000 to: "raise awareness of the role of intellectual property in our daily lives, and to celebrate the contribution made by innovators and artists to the development of societies across the globe.” On World Intellectual Property Day this year, the focus is on "Designing the Future". More information can be found at the WIPO website. See: http://www.wipo.int/ip-outreach/en/ipday

Many don’t realize what intellectual property really means or how intellectual property protections foster not only music, arts and entertainment, but also innovation which helps drive economies and create jobs. The stated aims of World IP Day are:

  •      to raise awareness of how patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets impact daily life;
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  • to increase understanding of how protecting IP rights helps promote creativity and innovation;
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  • to celebrate creativity, and the contribution made by creators and innovators to the development of societies across the globe; and
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  • to encourage respect for the IP rights of others.

IntellectualPropertyNews.com will provide updates on intellectual property to the legal and business communities, while keeping users engaged with social media elements and entertaining stories. Users of the site may also visit corresponding Twitter and Facebook pages to share stories and debate the latest patent, trademark and copyright issues. See http://twitter.com/ipnews and http://www.facebook.com/pages/IntellectualPropertyNewscom/176753715702076

All information on the site is provided for free and without advertisements due to a sponsorship by Mandour & Associates, APC, a southern California based intellectual property law firm. See http://www.mandourlaw.com

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