Innovaccess - Intellectual Property Portal

What is intellectual property

Basic information for understanding IP.

Particular cases

  • The protection of product packaging is an example of the combination of several IP rights:

Read document on product packaging protection.


  • The following guides are dedicated to biotechnologies protection:

- Biotechnological protection
- Licensing biotechnology

  • A difficult part of negotiations concerns the sharing of IP rights.

This guide addresses the issue of joint ownership.

Additional rights exist in specific domains. Please find bellow documents summarizing their main features:

Plant varieties
Topographies of semiconductors
Geographical indications, Designations of origin
- Software and database protection: