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Protecting inventions, product ideas, and knowhow

Your company should protect its products and knowhow from attempts at imitation. You can apply for intellectual property rights, using a trademark, patent or design protection. You can also use contractual protection methods; for example, a non-compete clause or a confidentiality clause. You can also employ informal methods, such as placing restrictions on the use of information.

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Updated: 16/1/2023