There are various methods of protecting Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The major methods of protecting IPR include the following:
Patents – these protect the inventions from being plagiarized as explained in details on https://www.techtimes.com/articles/249715/20200518/how-inventhelp-gets-new-inventors-onto-the-right-path.htm.
Utility Patents protect the new and useful functions, machines, manufacture, products, processes, and compositions of an invention or any subsequent new and useful improvement. Design Patents protect the cosmetic appearance of an invention, such as the new, original and ornamental design for an article of manufacture.
Copyrights: these protect the manner in which an idea has been originally expressed. The expression of idea covered by a copyright may be in the form of a literary work, musical, theatrical work, etc.
Trademarks: these protect the identity of the source of a product or service. The source of origin covered under Trademark may be a brand, logo, signal etc. which distinguishes the source of origin of one product or service from another. For more information about patents and patenting visit https://www.valuewalk.com/2020/05/medical-invention-covid-19/.