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What is Intellectual Property?

There are four main types of Intellectual Property rights which can be used to protect the right of the originator to be recognised as the owner of an innovative invention or creative output, these are: patents, trademarks/logos, copyright and designs.

The Intellectual Property Office website is a useful source of information.

 

The first part of this elearning module from the JISC-led Strategic Content Alliance may also be useful http://www.web2rights.com/SCAIPRModule