Intellectual Property 101


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Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions, literary works, designs, works of art, symbols, names and images.

Intellectual Property 101 is for anyone looking for a clear, easy to understand, introduction to what you can do to protect IP and use other people’s IP legally. It is part of Mind Tools' Compliance Suite, designed to help you do the right thing, every time.

By completing Intellectual Property 101 you will be able to:

  • Identify intellectual property.
  • Describe the protections available for your organization's IP.
  • Describe and utilize the mechanisms in place to use intellectual property responsibly and legally.

This course takes up to an hour to complete and can be accessed on all devices. Our 8 quality-assured and legally reviewed compliance courses are designed for UK regions only.