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Patents and Trademarks: Protecting Your IP

What is the difference?

A patents and trademarks are a couple way of protecting your intellectual property (IP) rights over something that you have created. The types of protection for your IP under United States laws include:

  • Trademark

   Mark, Symbols, designs and words for consumer goods and services

  • Copyright

   Original works in a fixed tangible medium (life +70)

  • Patent

    Inventive, unique, novel and no-obvious 

  • Service Mark
  • Trade Secret
  • Trade Dress 
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