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Intellectual Property Comparison 2017-10-02T20:02:43+00:00

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Intellectual Property Comparison San Diego

Copyright Trademark Trade Secret Patent
Subject Matter Protected Original works of authorship and some compilations of writings, graphics, photos, software code, recordings Words, names, symbols, colors, logos, packaging, scent, sounds if indicative of source and not functional Economically valuable information, unknown to others and kept secret
through reasonable efforts
Functional features, processes, ornamental designs, business ideas,
drugs, and certain plants
Creation of Ownership Fixation in tangible medium Use in commerce Reasonable efforts to protect Federal grant of rights
Place of Registration USCO USPTO None USPTO
Standard of Infringement Copying or Appropriation Likelihood of Confusion Unauthorized Disclosure Making, Using, or Selling

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