A trade secret is sensitive or secret business information that gives a trade or business an edge over a competitor.
FAQ Category: Intellectual Property
What is an Industrial Design?
It is something that makes a particular product appealing to the eyes. The right protects the appearance only. It includes a shape, color, pattern, configuration, or composition of colors or lines applied to a product.
What is a Trademark?
Any sign that is capable of distinguishing goods or services (including words, names, letters, numerals, drawings, pictures, shapes, colors, labels, or any combination of these) may be used as a trademark.
What is a Patent?
A patent is conferring a property right by an authority (government) to the inventor for his invention (product or process) for a certain period. A patent is granted by a national patent office, or by a regional patent office that represents a group of countries.
What is a Copyright?
Copyright denotes the right to copy or reproduce the work in which the Copyright subsists. However, it only protects the expression of an idea; it does not protect the underlying idea or concept.
What are different kinds of Intellectual Properties?
The different kinds of Intellectual Properties are:
4. Industrial Design
5. Trade Secret
6. Geographical Indications
What are Intellectual Property Rights?
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are legal rights given to the inventor or creator to protect his invention or creation for a certain period.
What is Intellectual Property/ Industrial Property?
Intellectual Property is a creation of intellect (the human mind). The creation or innovation can be any invention which may be scientific or technical, literary or artistic work, graphical representation, design, etc.