RESOURCES/TOPICS

Why IP is Important

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Why is IP Important?
 
 

 

Global Innovation Policy Center offers information and insight to why IP rights are worth protecting, both domestically and abroad.

Source: GIPC

IP Basics

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Copyright Basics

 
 

Basic questions about copyrights answered for readers, listeners and creators by the leading resource on the topic.

Source: Copyright Alliance

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Patent Basics: Materials for Creators, Students & Others
 
A portal entry to a range of materials, activities and videos for IP topics that affect students, creators and consumers.

Source: USPTO

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Trademark Basics


 
Trademarks not only help distinguish products within the legal and business systems—but just as significantly—with consumers..

Source: Investopedia

Creators, Educators and Parents

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Selected Resources from the Michelson Institute for IP 

Michelson IP's education toolkit includes an interactive ebook, online course, video series, and undergraduate curriculum.


Source: Michelson IP

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Fakes: A Program to Help Distinguish the Difference 
 


An awareness program aiming to educate young consumers about the dangers of counterfeiting and the importance of trademarks.


Source: Unreal Campaign

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Counterfeiting + Piracy = Theft

 
Students analyze a map of counterfeiting and piracy around the world and then create and present a campaign to stop intellectual property theft.

Source: National Geographic