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Trademarks, copyright and other intellectual property

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Inventors, designers, writers, other creative people, and entrepreneurs naturally want to protect the things they create. The laws involved in protecting ideas, inventions and designs are called intellectual property laws.

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in July 2018
  • Time to read: 8 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Ling Wong, Fasken

Ling Wong, Fasken

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.

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