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intellectual property : property (as an idea, invention, or process) that derives from the work of the mind or intellect; also : an application, right, or registration relating to this — Webster
Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the intellect for which a monopoly is assigned to designated owners by law. Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are the protections granted to the creators of IP, and include trademarks, copyright, patents, industrial design rights, and in some jurisdictions trade secrets. Artistic works including music and literature, as well as discoveries, inventions, words, phrases, symbols, and designs can all be protected as intellectual property. — Wikipedia
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Intellectual property rights: driving global...
by WIPO on April 23, 2019 at 6:00 am
The Sports Rights Owners’ Coalition represents more than 50 international, European and national sports bodies across a range of sports. Its Chairman, Mark Lichtenhein considers the real value that intellectual property rights bring to the sports sector and their crucial importance to the future of sports. […]
Beyond the signal: a view from China on the...
by WIPO on April 23, 2019 at 5:59 am
Since the late 1970s, broadcasters have played a key role in promoting the popularity of sports among Chinese fans. Television ratings have gone up along with advertising revenues, but the survival and development of the live sports broadcast business is under threat from high levels of signal piracy. […]
ASICS: creating quality lifestyle through...
by WIPO on April 23, 2019 at 5:58 am
Since it began operations in 1977, the well-known Japanese sports brand, ASICS, has developed many inventions that have contributed to record-breaking sports performances. What role does intellectual property play in the company and what IP-related challenges does it face? […]
Ambush marketing: when sponsors cry “foul”
by WIPO on April 23, 2019 at 5:57 am
Top-tier sports events like the Olympic Games attract corporate sponsors who pay hundreds of millions of dollars to showcase their brands and drive consumer demand for them. Find out what practical steps sponsors can take to safeguard their investment. […]
Intellectual property, sports and tourism: a...
by WIPO on April 23, 2019 at 5:56 am
Sports tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of the multi-trillion dollar global tourism industry creating significant opportunities for nations to capitalize on their success in the sports arena to promote social, economic and cultural development. […]