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IP Rights in Technology: Why is it Important and How to Enforce Your Rights

IP Rights in Technology: Why is it Important and How to Enforce Your Rights

Technology is a hot topic at the moment. There are many buzz words and new developments to keep everyone on their toes. Keeping up with the lingo is hard enough let alone understanding the technology behind it. Once you figured out the workings of blockchain, VR, AI and IoT something new will probably have been developed! As technology evolves, intellectual property (IP) protection has to evolve with it and although the law can be slow to keep up with changes in technology there are currently mechanisms available to protect your IP both through registrations (trade marks, design rights and patents) and through automatic protection (copyright and unregistered design rights). Why is it important to protect your rights? ­Intellectual Property is a creation or invention which can be owned and ... »