Intellectual property refers to any intellectual creation, such as inventions, designs, symbols, names, images etc. Patent and trademarks are different types of intellectual property rights that are granted by and registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
This report examines and compares the protection of intellectual property through patents and trademarks at both federal and state levels, though individual state requirements are not covered.
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Table of contents
- Executive summary
- What is intellectual property?
- Federal v state trademarks
- State trademark offices
Our research is completely independent and original. It is conducted by ECigIntelligence’s multilingual legal analysis team, all specialists in this sector, and goes through a rigorous review and editing process before publication. Research draws on multiple sources, including: online and offline resources and data, specialist legal software, our own extensive databases and report archives, interviews with key stakeholders and government officials, and collaboration with local legal firms and on-the-ground professionals in the jurisdictions covered.