Most elements of construction and infrastructure are tangible. But the concept of intellectual property (IP) is different. It refers to the ownership and commercial control of specific intangible rights. In most cases, it is the documented representation of an idea that is protected: an idea in isolation has no protection.
This section covers:
- what is meant by IP and
- why it is protected.
It also busts seven prevalent 'myths' commonly believed about IP.
This section is maintained by Roland Finch.