ICYDK: intellectual property for everyday use
11. June 2018 – 11. July 2018
From Monday, 11th June 2018, you are invited to visit the Krakovski nasip in Ljubljana where the Intellectual Property Office in collaboration with the Technical Museum of Slovenia will display the exhibition “In Case You Didn’t Know: Intellectual Property for Everyday Use”.
The exhibition panels are arranged in a visitor-friendly way and present intriguing objects and stories from the world of patents, models and trademarks; explaining the importance of copyright and offering examples from the history of engineering. The main objective of the exhibition is to introduce passers-by to the role of intellectual property in their everyday life, and the consequences of infringing copyrights, as well as the many positive benefits of protecting intellectual property rights.
The exhibition contains 20 short stories, including the story about the first car owner in Carniola: whether it is true that a Slovene was the first person to propose the use of postage stamps: which Slovenian product was copied the most and did Michael Jackson hold a patent? Also discover what a sound stamp actually sounds like. A passer-by can find all the answers in this joint exhibition created by The Technical Museum of Slovenia and Slovenian Intellectual Property Office titled “In Case You Didn’t Know: Intellectual Property for Everyday Use”.
The Slovenian Intellectual Property Office commenced operation in 1991. During this time the Office has registered nearly 42,000 trademarks, 2,300 models and granted 38,500 patents. The Office contributes to the promotion of creativity and the spirit of innovation and with an efficient and internationally comparable system of intellectual property protection the Office contributes to the development of culture and the economy by increasing competitiveness and improvements to the quality of life.
The Technical Museum of Slovenia is the largest Slovenian museum located in the idyllic environment in Bistra only 20 km from Ljubljana. The former Carthusian monastery hosts many permanent and temporary exhibitions from across a great many fields of technical heritage.
The exhibition will continue until 11th July 2018.
You are kindly invited!