Overview of intellectual property rights and copyright and


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Overview of intellectual property rights and copyright and

  1. 1. Intellectual Property  Intellectual Property Rights  Copyright 
  2. 2.  Intellectual property refers to rights in creations of the human mind which arise under the laws of patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition and related laws.
  3. 3. - literary, artistic and scientific works; - performances of performing artists, phonograms, and broadcasts; - inventions in all fields of human endeavor; - scientific discoveries; - industrial designs;
  4. 4. -trademarks, service marks, and commercial names and designations; - protection against unfair competition; and - all other rights resulting from intellectual activity in the industrial, scientific, literary or artistic fields.
  5. 5. Intellectual property rights refers to the general term for the assignment of property rights through patents, copyrights and trademarks, industrial designs, geographical indicators. These property rights allow the holder to exercise a monopolyon the use of the item for a specifiedperiod.
  6. 6. Copyright is a form of protection given to the authors or creators of "original works of authorship," including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic and other intellectual works.
  7. 7. Only the author can: -make copies of his work; -distribute copies of his work; - perform his work publicly (such as for plays, film, dances or music); -display hiswork publicly (such as for artwork, or stills from audiovisual works, or any material used on the Internet or television); and -make “derivative works” (including making modifications, adaptations or other new uses of a work, or translating the work to another media)
  8. 8. A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention. In exchange for this right, the patent owner makes technical information about the invention publicly available in the published patent document.
  9. 9. Copyright is a legal term used to describe the rights that creators have over their literary and artistic works.
  10. 10. A trademark is a sign capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one enterprise from those of other enterprises.
  11. 11. An industrial design constitutes the ornamental or aesthetic aspect of an article. A design may consist of three dimensional features, such as the shape or surface of an article, or of twodimensional features, such as patterns, lines or color.
  12. 12. Geographical indications and appellations of origin are signs used on goods that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities, a reputation or characteristics that are essentially attributable to that place of origin.
  13. 13. http://www.osec.doc.gov/ogc/occic/ipr .htm  https://stats.oecd.org/glossary/detail.asp ?ID=3236  http://www.wipo.int/aboutip/en/index.html 