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Intellectual Property 

Intellectual Properties are often among a company’s most valuable resources. It includes for example trademarks, patents (inventions, utility models and designs), copyright, confidential know-how and technology.   The three basics forms of intellectual property protection are:  Patent – It protects an invention that is new, original and nonobvious (to someone with technical expertise in the field of the invention).  Trademark – It protects your brand, the name of your company or a specific product. The scope of trademark protection is just within one field of business.  Copyright – It protects the specific form in which ideas are recorded. It is used to protect literary (books, articles, poems) and artistic works (cartoons, music).  

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