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More often than not, entrepreneurs call us when it's too late – because they've received a warning from a competitor due to patent-infringing products. Or they find that their company name has been registered as a trade mark by a competitor. What a shame that they didn't find out more information sooner. Because such things can be avoided.  


Take a look at how you can avoid infringing others' products and protect your own innovations and creative work.

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Do you know your intellectual property?

What your innovations and creations have to do with trade marks, patents, designs, indications of source and copyright.


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Developing your strategy of protection

All IP rights at a glance.






Invent, produce, market

In our Guide for Innovative and Creative Minds, you can find practical tips on patents, trade marks, designs and copyright to help you with the innovation process.



A glimpse into the world of intellectual property: Specialist publications of the IPI


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