Latest Article: We are often asked what is the difference between a trademark, copyright, patent, etc..... Here is a brief overview
Posted by: david on Mar 7, 2014
Can be a name, word, design or symbol that identifies a product, company or organisation.
You can register nationally, in the EU or other parts of the world.
McDonald's golden arches are a great example.
Covers work that is recorded, such as literature, music, art and films. It protects the authors work and allows the author to take legal action if necessary.
Apply to inventions and industrial processes. A patent protects against the unauthorised implementation of an invention. They grant the holder with exclusive rights to use, sell or manufacture the invention.
Note. HMRC will allow a Corporation Tax deduction for Patents under the Patent Box scheme.
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