To preserve brand and corporate identity, we offer Trade Mark Services to our clients that play a vital role in global economy. Trade Mark certification is given for certain products or services that are provided by a specific person, enterprise or a group of persons/enterprises. Thus, should be intelligently created, rigorously protected and carefully maintained.
A copyright is a form of protection provided by law to authors of "original works of authorship." This includes literary, dramatic, musical, artistic and other creative works. Material not protected by copyright is available for use by anyone without the author's consent. A copyright holder can prevent others from copying, performing or otherwise using the work without his or her consent.
Our information and education centre has help pages and factsheets covering a wide range of intellectual property topics, including:
Copyright law and international conventions
Advice on how to protect your work
How to use copyright notices
How to deal with copyright infringement and plagiarism
Specific advice for writers, musicians, artists, web designers, etc.
A Patent is a form of protection that provides a person or legal entity with exclusive rights for making, using or selling a concept or invention and excludes others from doing the same for 20 years from the date of filing.
Owning a patent gives you the right to stop someone else from making, using or selling your invention without your permission for a term of 20 years from the date of filing i.e. the duration of the patent.
There are basically three patentable criteria for an invention. The invention should be novel, should possess an inventive step and must have a commercial utility.
A patent is a monopoly right given to inventors to make money out of there patented invention. A patent can also be licensed out, licensed in or sold, and in return monetary benefits can be gained.
A patent is a form of an intellectual property. A patent becomes an asset of a person or an entity which in the times of crisis can be used as a tool to withstand the situation by selling its IP portfolio.
Only an inventor may apply for a patent on his or her idea. If two or more people participate in the creation of an invention, the law requires that all participants apply for a patent as joint inventors.