Inductions are made into the IP Hall of Fame on an annual basis. Inductees are chosen by members of the IP Hall of Fame Academy, which comprises individuals already inducted into the IP Hall of Fame and other acknowledged IP leaders. The Academy makes its selection based on the nominations it receives from the global IP community and chooses those nominees considered to have made an outstanding contribution to the development of today’s IP system.
The nomination process to find the inductees for 2018 is now open. This year’s inductees will be announced in April and will be honoured in a ceremony held during IAM‘s 11th annual IPBC Global in San Francisco on June 11.