The 3 Main Types of Intellectual Property Laws

Written by Wall Street News on August 30th, 2016. Posted in Complex civil litigation, Frank bullock, Personal bankruptcy

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The law tends to be quite clear-cut when it comes to physical property ownership, but questions can arise when discussing the creative process and intellectual properties. There are three main types of intellectual property laws that protect the originator’s civil rights: copyrights, patents, and trademarks. Since the logistics of trademark, copyright and patent law can be complex, you’ll want to know the basics for each type before considering pursuing patent litigation or any other type of case.

  • Copyrights
    Copyrights apply to works of art: anything from operas to photographs are automatically protected under copyright law from the moment of creation. How