Understanding Trade Secrets

Understanding Trade Secrets

Trade secrets like Google’s search algorithm and Coca-Cola’s recipe give them an edge over their competitors. Learn about trade secrets, their types and examples in this article Trade secrets are Intellectual Property Rights that add value to a business. As this world becomes more inclusive, there is little space left to protect unique ideas and […]

Master the Art of Patent Searching

Master the Art of Patent Searching

Patent searches are a must before you can transform your idea into an invention!We take you through the patent search process Patent searching is a critically important activity that all inventors and innovators must undertake before filing for a patent. A patent is a type of Intellectual Property Right that allows its owners the legal […]

All You Need to Know About the Copyright Act

All You Need to Know About the Copyright Act

The Copyright Act, which came into effect in 1957, protects its eponymous intellectual property right. Thus providing literary artists exclusive rights over their creations The copyright law is designed to protect the expressions of ideas, thoughts, notions, philosophies and concepts. Pick up any novel or check any film, audio or video CD/DVD cover; you will […]

Patent vs Trade Secret: The Differences

Patent vs Trade Secret: The Differences

Patents and trade secrets are unique intellectual property rights. These IPRs help you to protect and monopolise your inventions and creations. The differences between patents and trade secrets lie in the nature of IPR protection each of them offers. While patents provide you with the exclusive rights to gain a monopoly and commercial benefits from […]

What is a Trademark Objection and How Can Innovators Respond?

What is a Trademark Objection and How Can Innovators Respond?

A trademark objection occurs in the initial l stage of trademark registration and can be filed by examiners, registrars and third parties. A trademark objection may be headed your way if you’re an innovator who has just filed for a trademark. Don’t fret; this is a fairly routine process. But before we get to exploring […]

What are the Different Types of Trademarks in India?

Copyright-vs-Trademark-Understanding-the-Difference

Trademarks are brand identifiers that influence customer behaviour. Logos and symbols, shapes, words, series, etc. are the different kinds of trademarks . Let’s take a more detailed look at what sets one apart from the other. The types of trademarks a brand owns help consumer recognise the brand. Trademarks serve as brand indicators that customers […]

Copyright vs Trademark: Understanding the Difference

Copyright vs Trademark: Understanding the Difference

Copyrights and trademarks are two types of intellectual property rights. A copyright protects literary works while a trademarks protects brand names, logos, etc. The difference between copyright and trademark is one of the most common topics of discussion when one is learning about intellectual properties and IP rights. Every innovator or creator has certain intellectual […]

Patent vs Copyright: The Difference Between These Forms of IPR

Patent vs Copyright: The Difference Between These Forms of IPR

Every original creation needs to be protected under IPR- be it a patent or a copyright. Here are their differences. The difference between patent and copyright stems from the nature of the creation that is to be protected under IPR. To understand this difference, let’s take a look at the first point of contact the […]

Difference between IPR and Patent

Difference between IPR and Patent

What is the difference between patent and IPR? This is a question that crosses the mind of every first-time inventor. As an inventor, you can gain exclusive monopoly over your invention, by filling or registering for the appropriate Intellectual Property Rights. If you have created something extra-ordinary, something unique that has never been invented before, […]

Patent vs Trademark: The Difference

Patent vs Trademark: The Difference

Patents and trademarks are IPRs that are brand differentiators. Learn their differences here When they’re inventing something, inventors need to think about the differences between patents and trademarks and other types of Intellectual Property Rights to check which best apply to their invention. But, have you ever stopped to think about how things have changed […]