Everything You Need To Know About Patent, Copyright And Trademark
Whenever you have a new idea that you are sure would be well-accepted, you think of protecting it from getting stolen. Whether it is a book or any invention, we need to protect the concept with a trademark, patent, or a copyright. This ensures that no one, other than you is authorised to utilise this concept for their own benefit.
All the three, including patent, trademark, and copyright protects your brainchild from being copied. However, all these methods are used for different types of intellectual properties.
- Patent is usually applicable when processes or methods, machines, or manufactured articles are involved such as an invention.
- Trademark is used to protect designs, phrases, or symbols such as a logo.
- Copyright is utilised/adopted to save written, published, or literary pieces of work such as a book or an article.
Check out the infographic below to learn what is a patent, trademark, and copyright. Further, in the same infographic, you can check the documents required for the copyright registration process, trademark registration process, and patent application.
Patents, trademarks, and copyrights have a different role in different spheres. Being an entrepreneur, sometimes, you may need a patent and at other times, a copyright. Hence, having the knowledge and basic understanding of these instruments is essential. However, if you still face issues in getting a patent or are confused whether you need a copyright or a trademark, you can contact deAsra. We can help your business with setup, growth opportunities, and management of functions. In simple words, deAsra makes it easier for entrepreneurs to focus just on innovation while we take care of the rest.
Here are some checklists by deAsra that can help you get a patent, a trademark, or a copyright: