Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce.
In the increasingly knowledge-driven economy, intellectual property (IP) is a key consideration in day-to-day business decisions
To many, intellectual property (IP) is a rather obscure legal concept that can only be properly understood and applied by those who are specially trained
A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise
In accordance with the Article 2 of the Law Concerning Marks, Trade Names and Acts of Unfair Competition, Trade Name is referred to the name or/ and designation identifying and distinguishing an enterprise.
A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem.
An industrial design is the ornamental or aesthetic aspect of an article
Utility model means any invention which is new and industrially applicable and may be, or may relate to, a product or process.
A plant variety is defined as a plant group within a single botanical taxon of the lowest rank
Copyright and related rights protect the rights of authors, performers, producers and broadcasters, and contribute to the cultural and economic development of nations
The term "geographical indication" (or "GI") comes from the World Trade Organization's Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
Broadly speaking, any confidential business information which provides an enterprise a competitive edge may be considered a trade secret.
Undisclosed information refers to information which is secret and has commercial value because it is secret. Undisclosed information, or ‘trade secrets’, is protected in the TRIPs Agreement under the framework or discipline of unfair competition
A layout-design of an integrated circuit refers essentially to the three-dimensional character of the elements and interconnections of an integrated circuit.
Traditional Knowledge: Traditional knowledge (TK) is knowledge, know-how, skills and practices that are developed, sustained and passed on from generation to generation within a community, often forming part of its cultural or spiritual identity.
A branch of intellectual property law, unfair competition is a term applied to all dishonest or fraudulent rivalry in trade and commerce
A compulsory license is an authorization which is granted by the government without the permission of the patent holder
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