So many creative inventions popping up ever so often and mostly ending up on a lot of crowdfunding platforms – But how do you protect your idea once it goes live.

Getting the right type of intellectual property protection helps you stop others from stealing or even copying your invention, designs or what you produce.

There are different types of IP protection – some are automatically protected, others you’ll need to apply for.

Have you designed an innovative device recently? Looking to crowdfund?

Watch this animated short video by the Intellectual Property Office on what can be protected:


Intellectual Property Office