Intellectual Property Rights
Intellectual Property Rights - an overview

The most common Intellectual Property Rights are:

Trademark
Design Patent
Patent
Utility Patent/Model

 
Furthermore, if applicable, claims may be asserted by:
Copyright
Competition Law

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Registration of Intellectual Property Rights


Entrepreneurs, designers and inventors should be aware of the fact that Intellectual Property Rights are subject to the so called "territorial principle", that means they are only valid within the country or region (e.g. European Union) where they are registered respectively granted. Thus it is crucial to consider all relevant markets (manufacture / distribution..) when registering IPR rights.

 

At the following offices Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) may be registered...

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