Intellectual property rights
A. Managing knowledge in the team or company environment
B. Manage the knowledge of your company or team
C. Protect your knowledge (some different alternatives)
D. Concepts about copyright, copyleft, creative commons
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Knowledge is indeed words a value add for a company. Managing it is crucial to produce wealth and better results.
There are tradicional assets that can be protected by the traditional copyright, Registered brands, and Patents, but with the new digital era we are living in in, there are other knowledge assets such as human resources, digital environments,
Intelectual assets and knowledge assets will be described in this pill.
The traditional intellectual assets are areas of knowledge protected by principles or accepted rules such as the COPYRIGHT. In general there are tangible works but also pure intellectual objects such as songs and other works.
"Intellectual Property - Protecting your Ideas: Anupama Dias Abeygunawardene at TEDxYouth@Colombo”
by TED Youth.
In this video, all the concepts seen in this pill are clearly explained with good examples.
TIPS AND TRICKS
Before protecting any kind of your works or knowledge in your team or company, compare traditional and new methods and choose the one that better feels on your products, works, or any other kind of knowledge;
Examine your ideas to know witch kind of protection would they need;
Since protecting your ideas is not free at least in the traditional methods, be sure to invest in ideas that will be profitable products or projects or services.
Different ways to manage the knowledge;
Traditional and new ways to protect the intellectual properties;
Copyright, Patents, Public Domain, Trade Secrets, Copyleft, Creative Commons.
THINK OF SOME ANSWERS TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS
Did I understood the different ways to protect my intellectual, tangible and not-tangible works?
Do I know the differences between the traditional protection methods and the digital ones?
Are the concepts of Creative Commons and the other non traditional methods clear enough to me?
Do I really think IPR is important in the development of my company?