Intellectual property

Intellectual property (IP) isn't solely relevant to larger businesses or those involved in developing innovative new products: all products have IP.

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Design right and registration FAQs

The difference between design right and registered designs, how much registration costs and what to do if someone claims the right to your design

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How does copyright work?

Copyright protects the creators of original text, artwork and films, and gives you control over the rights to copy, perform or broadcast your material

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Manage your Intellectual property

Intellectual property is key to the success of many high-growth businesses, but you won't reap the full benefits unless you manage it effectively

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Intellectual property

Effective intellectual property management ensures that you have the right intellectual property protection and can effectively exploit your IP

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Intellectual property FAQs

The four types of intellectual property that can be protected, who has the rights to it and how to stop someone infringing your intellectual property

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Registering trade marks

If a trademark is to be registered, whether a word, logo, shape, sound or smell, it must be represented graphically on the application form

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Patenting your invention FAQs

What you need to know if you are considering patenting your invention, including why you should do it, using an agent and the costs involved