Patent is a grant given by the Government to an inventor for havingmade an invention. Once granted, a patent gives the inventor the right to excludeothers from making, using, selling, importing or offering for sale the invention for theduration of the patent term.b.
Trademark is a unique symbol that is used in marketing the businessproducts by a person who owns the symbol. The trademark owner will have monopolyover the usage of that symbolExamples: Brands, Logos, Service marks, Trade name etc.c.
These are patents for industrial designs. It deals with theprotection of a unique design, shape, or ornamental surface of an object. In India theyare called only as Designs and are regulated by the Designs Act and administered bythe Designs Office located at Kolkata
According to the US Law plant patents are issued when aperson has invented or discovered and has asexually reproduced a new variety of plant that is distinct. The plant should be other than a tuber propagated plant or aplant found in an uncultivated statee.
Copyrights are a form of IP rights given to an author, artist,composer, or programmer to exclude others from either copying or publishing literary,dramatic, musical, artistic, or software works.f.
It is a name or sign used on certain products or whichcorresponds to a specific geographical location or origin. The use of a geographicalindication is that it may act as a certification that the product possesses certainqualities, or enjoys a certain reputation, due to its geographical origin.g.
Internet Domain Names and Disputes:
A domain name is the address of a website which is intended to be easily identifiable and remembered, such astmpsearchers.com. Sometimes they are used as trademarks or business identifiers