A patent is an IP right for a new technical invention which allows the owner to prohibit third parties from using it for commercial purposes for up to 20 years.
Trademark is the distinctive sign that distinguishes the products or services provided by a specific undertaking.
designs and models
A design is an IP right for new creative forms of a tangible or intangible product, or of a part thereof, which allows the owner to prohibit third parties from using it for commercial purposes for up to 25 years.
Geographical indications and designations of origin can be used to protect a product or products originating from a specific country, region or locality when the quality, reputation...
A utility model protects a technological innovation consisting of conformations, arrangements, configurations or combinations of new and more effective parts and/or a more convenient application or use of an industrial product.
Industrial property rights are granted for new plant varieties to the plant breeder, i.e. the person who created or discovered and developed the new variety.
of semiconductor products
Exclusive rights can be granted for topographies resulting from the creative intellectual effort of their author and are not common or familiar in the semiconductor products industry.