Chapter CIPRG1120

Record NumberCIPRG1120
Published date10 April 2016

An intellectual property is created when an idea takes some tangible form; it can often have a significant value to the owner either as a source of revenue via licence agreement or royalty or may be more ephemeral such as establishing and protecting the reputation of a brand. The owner of an intellectual property has the right to protect it from abuse by third parties, thus becoming a ‘right holder’, and as such is aided by EU and National Law which allows protection against abuse of:

  • trademark
  • copyright or related right or design right
  • patent
  • Supplementary Protection Certificate
  • plant variety right
  • designation of origin or geographical indication
  • geographical...

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