A business start-up project always starts with an idea that, depending on its nature and innovative character, must be protected. InventHelp Store However, it is the materialization of the idea that can be protected: software, model, brand, invention.
To protect themselves, the entrepreneur can assert his right to intellectual property to prevent a third party from taking ownership of his work. Intellectual property is split into two parts: industrial property rights and copyrights.
Protect your idea with industrial property rights
To benefit from protection under industrial property rights, formalities must be carried out. There are 3 deposits: the filing of a patent or a utility certificate, the filing of a trademark and the filing of a design or model.
The filing of a patent or utility certificate
The patent offers the holder an operating monopoly of up to 20 years. The products or processes that can be patented are those that fulfill the following 4 conditions:
They constitute a technical solution to a technical problem
They are new
They come from an inventive activity or invention
And they can be made or used
To go further on this point: how to file a patent