How to protect Intellectual Property?

10 Effective Way to Protect Your Intellectual Property

  1. Don't File Patents. The most uncommon way to protect intellectual property is not to file patents...
  2. Run Lean and Fast...
  3. Seperate Teams...
  4. Open-Source It...
  5. Avoid Joint Ownership...
  6. Get Exact-Match Domains...
  7. Safeguard with Strong Access Control...
  8. Get Strong Non-Disclosure Agreements.
  9. Keep-It-Quiet and Out-of-Sight
  10. Publish it Widely with Attribution

More details can be found here: 10 Effective Ways To Protect Your Intellectual Property - Forbes

How do you get a Copyright?

There are four simple steps you can take that can help ensure your work is safe.

  1. Ensure you work is properly marked. A correctly worded notice will deter infringement, as it states that the work is protected under law...
  2. Register your work...
  3. Keep or register supporting evidence...
  4. Agreement between co-authors.

Steps

  1. Determine if your work is protected by copyright...
  2. Create the appropriate symbol...
  3. Identify the year of production...
  4. State your name or the name of the copyright owner...
  5. Place the copyright notice on your work...
  6. Includes a rights statement.

More details can be found here: How to Make a Copyright Notice: 10 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

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