FAQ

What Is Intellectual Property ?

Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce.

Intellectual Property is divided into 2 (two) categories: 

  1. Industrial property : 
    Includes inventions (patents), trademarks, industrial designs, and geographic indications of source
  2. Copyright : Includes literary and artistic works such as novels, poems and plays, films, musical works, artistic works such as drawings, paintings, photographs and sculptures, and architectural designs.  Rights related to copyright include those of performing artists in their performances, producers of phonograms in their recordings, and those of broadcasters in their radio and television programs. (wipo.int)
PATENT
TRADEMARK
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
COPYRIGHT