World IP Day is April 26, 2020! As we cope with the enormous changes that have taken place as a result of this untimely crisis, let’s encourage our communities to continue to use innovation to discover creative solutions and solve challenges. We ask that you join us in sharing messaging, participating in virtual events, and inspiring others with stories of IP’s role in supporting invention and entrepreneurship. Download our digital media kit to use as a guide!

Also in spirit of World IP Day 2020, be on the look out for the following upcoming events:

  • April 24th – WEBINAR: Plug & Play IP Education Resources for Digital Learning hosted by the Business and Entrepreneurship Sector at California Community Colleges. Register here.
  • April 30th – WRITING CONTEST: Official opening of the 2020 #MichelsonIP Udemy Learner Writing Contest to highlight the community that we’ve built with our free, online course. Participants have a chance to win a $500 cash grand prize. Learn more here.


The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property, an initiative of the Michelson 20MM Foundation, addresses critical gaps in intellectual property education to empower the next generation of inventors. Michelson 20MM was founded thanks to the generous support of renowned spinal surgeon Dr. Gary K. Michelson and Alya Michelson. To learn more, visit