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Intellectual Property Rights Issues

Describe the types of intellectual property focusing on trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets.

Describe the laws related to the protection of intellectual property in the U.S.

Provide a description of the various international treaties and conventions that provide for the protection of intellectual property and the enforcement of laws governing such property.

Compare the protections and enforcement available in India, China and Germany respectively with U.S. protections and enforcement.

Define a strategy for an airline company to use for the protection of intellectual property and the enforcement of laws concerning such property.

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--Describe the types of intellectual property focusing on trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets.

Try and think of intellectual property as the means of tangible or non-tangible products or services that suffices by the initial creator, such as, trademarks. The copyrights and patents can fall within the concept of either tangible or non-tangible dependable on the actual property end result along with trade secrets. Intellectual property can relate towards anything that is patentable if the end result is a concrete tangible outcome as in computer processing software to the mechanics of operations or even a product (vacuum cleaner turbo burst motor, specialized ladder mechanical features, etc.) while the copyrights relate more to written materials for protection of plagiarism or even the content style of a website or brand message to the logo.

--Describe the laws related to the protection of intellectual property in the U.S.

According to USPTO.gov (2014), the office of policy and external affairs patents trade secrets entail the consistent usage of information that includes formulas, patterns and the compilation of data /information that devise the technique process within a business entity and protected by intellectual property. Further, according to USPTO.gov (2014), the Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) focuses on the United States in an obligation to providing the trading secret protection in preventing illegal operations on transferring or sharing trade secrets. Try and think of the World Trade Organization (WTO s the agreement to protecting the members of the usage of information that is utilized in commercial valuable secrets leading to ...

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The review into intellectual property rights issues within certain countries for proper enforcement.

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