The four main types of intellectual property rights are patents, trademark protection, design protection and copyright. These forms of protection have come about in order to encourage development by giving innovators and creators a special right to use their works.
Complex, technical solutions or simple, clever ideas. Read about everything from horseshoes to systems for pilots.Examples of patents
Here we present five trademarks to show different ways of creating a distinctive sign.Examples of trademarks
Even an appearance can be protected. Here you can read about everything from the design of sweets to truck design.Examples of designs
In order for innovators to invest in and realize their ideas, it is essential that they can cover their development and investment costs. As soon as there is a successful product, pirated copies unfortunately appear on the market.Piracy
PRV's public library is a specialist resource within intellectual property rights.PRV's library
PRV can answer your questions about patents, trademarks, designs, periodicals and personal names.Contact customer service +46 8 782 28 00Customer service
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