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Types of IP
 

Intellectual property

Intellectual property (IP) is about protecting the time, money and effort you put into your business. Find out more about how to protect your IP in New Zealand and overseas.

What is intellectual property

What is intellectual property

An introduction to IP, and how it can help your business grow, gain market advantages and attract investment.

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Types of intellectual property

Types of intellectual property

IP can be a business’s most valuable asset. Here are the basic types, including trade marks, trade secrets and copyright.

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Why intellectual property is important

Why intellectual property is important

IP helps protect the time, money and effort you put into your business. Use our quick tips to avoid the common IP pitfalls.

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When to consider intellectual property

When to consider intellectual property

It’s never too late to think about IP, but here are the key milestones in business when it’s particularly important.

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Simple steps to protect your intellectual property

Simple steps to protect your intellectual property

Use our checklist to identify your IP assets, and pick up some easy tips to keep your IP protected.

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Prepping for intellectual property advice

Prepping for intellectual property advice

Before getting specialist advice, prepare yourself. Just a bit of groundwork could potentially save you a lot of money.

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Protecting your intellectual property overseas

Protecting your intellectual property overseas

Protecting your IP in New Zealand is not the same thing as protecting it overseas. Some markets are more risky than others.

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Defending your intellectual property

Defending your intellectual property

What to do if you think someone is imitating, copying or otherwise infringing on your IP.

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