Certain types of Intellectual Property rights can be lost if appropriate steps are not taken within prescribed time periods.
Allow you to prevent others from making, using, or selling a product or process embodying the claimed technology.
Allow you the exclusive use of words, slogans, logos, colors, or other symbols capable of distinguishing your products and/or services from similar products and/or services of others.
Prevent others from copying, altering, or making derivatives of original works of authorship without permission; examples of copyrightable works include commercial graphics, instruction manuals, and advertising materials.
Allow you to restrict the distribution and use of confidential information if the information is capable of being maintained in confidence and steps are in fact taken to prevent unauthorized disclosure of the information.