What different types of intellectual property rights exist in this jurisdiction to protect?

Intellectual Property

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(a) Inventions (e.g. patents, supplementary protection certificates, rights in confidential information and/or know-how);
Patents, trade secrets (rights in confidential information and/or know-how), copyright, registered design rights

(b) Brands (e.g. trade marks, cause of action in passing off, rights to prevent unfair competition, association marks, certification marks, hallmarks, designations of origin, geographical indications, traditional speciality guarantees);
Trade marks, cause of action in passing off, collective marks (association marks), certification marks, geographical indications

(c) Other creations, technology and proprietary interests (e.g. copyright, design rights, semiconductor topography rights, plant varieties, database rights, rights in confidential information and/or know-how).
Copyright, registered design rights, layout-designs (topographies) of integrated circuits, plant varieties, trade secrets (rights in confidential information and/or know-how).

Updated: May 23, 2017