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Intellectual Property Checklist

How do I keep my idea confidential

There are several methods available to keep your ideas confidential. Learn the rules of conduct when meeting with third parties or stakeholders. Read more...

Patent value possibilities

A patent can bring more to your project than just protection. Check out this article to find out what value a patent can bring to your project and if it is worthwhile to file a patent. Read more...

Check for novelty

If you want to file for a patent, you need to proof your project is novel. Use espacenet to search for existing projects and services related to your project, and determine if your project is truly novel. Read more...

Contracts and agreements

Look into the contracts and agreements you have made with stakeholders to figure out how intellectual property is handled. If your current situation is too complex, consider contacting Novel-T for advice. Read more...

Industrial property

Industrial property are the aspects of intellectual property which fall under product and service project. Learn more about patent rights, trademark rights, design rights, trade name rights, and more. Read more...

Log your idea

Log your idea with i-Depot or a notary as evidence that you had the idea. Read more...

Filing a patent

If your project is novel, inventive, and industrially applicable, you might want to file a patent to protect your idea and secure your market position. VO Patents and Trademarks can help you apply for a patent. Read more...

Legal advice

IP Pal is not capable of giving legal advice. We suggest contacting a reputable attorney or contact our partner Novel-T. Read more...

Financial resources

Maintaining your intellectual property comes with its certain costs, from purchasing patents and potential legal disputes. The Dutch Student Investment Fund might be able to support you. Read more...

The contents of this webpage are to be used for educational purposes only. IP Pal advices to take a professional consult when proceding any further activities related to intellectual property.