Intellectual Property protection  
Institution: Authors:
Ilia State University Avtandil Tavkhelidze (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


Available languages:

Download the PDF file in English
Download the PDF file in Ukrainian
Download the PDF file in Georgian
Download the PDF file in Armenian



IP protection learning module has been designed for teachers of students with little or no prior knowledge of intellectual property (IP), in order to provide them with a basic introduction to arrange of different IP rights. The material is available in English and Georgian. In addition to a general introduction, IP module contains chapters on patents, databases, trade marks, designs, geographical indications, utility models, plant variety rights, semiconductor topography rights, copyright and trade secrets, as well as a classroom exercise that demonstrates the use of IP in the real world. IP Basics consists of figures notes and additional background information. The notes can be read out as they stand. The background information provides additional details which will help you prepare for the more advanced questions that students might have. It is not intended for this information to be included in the lecture.