intellectual property rights

The Definition of intellectual property rights:

The Intellectual Property Rights, also known as the IPR, are legal property rights over creations of the mind, both artistic and commercial, and the corresponding fields of law. Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works; ideas, discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and designs. Common types of intellectual property include copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets.

*Above information is taken from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_property

Why the Intellectual Property Rights should be protected:

The mandate of the Intellectual Property Rights is to through the use of legal laws to provide the creations or inventors the exclusive rights for providing the usages of one’s intellectual properties or to provide authorized use of it, in order to gain economical or reputational profits. This is to encourage people with abilities and equipped with an inventive mind to be willing to complete and provide better intellectual results for the usages of the publics and to help raise the economical, cultural, and technological development of the humankind. By providing protections to the rights of creations or inventors is only an intermediate step for reaching this ultimate goal.

*Above information is taken from:http://cc.tccn.edu.tw/ezcatfiles/tadcc/img/img/copyright/index.htm**

School’s site on the information of IPR:   http://www.nchu.edu.tw/ipo/

~~In order for us to enjoy better intellectual creations, please respect and protect the Intellectual Property Rights~~