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  • What is a brand?
  • Can you protect your brand by registering a trademark?
  • What cannot be registered as a trademark?
  • What happens if you don’t register a trademark?


  • What does copyright protection cover?
  • How long does copyright protection last?
  • Who owns the copyright?
  • What copyright does not protect
  • What are moral rights?


  • What is a patent?
  • What can be patented?
  • What cannot be patented?
  • Can I tell others about my invention?

Design rights

  • What product designs can be protected?
  • What is registered protection?
  • Automatic or unregistered protection

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December 19th, 2019 Ownership of IP could lead to complicated legal disputes

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