IP ESSENTIALS/TYPES OF IP

What is ‘intellectual’ property?

Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, symbols, names and images. 

There are four primary types of IP rights, which are issued nationally.

Patents

 

 

Inventions & Designs

Copyrights

 

 

Creative Expression

Trademarks

 

 

Symbols & Phrases

Trade Secrets

 

 

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