Intellectual property rights (IPR) are legal rights aimed at protecting the creations of the intellect, such as inventions, the appearance of products, literary, artistic and scientific works and signs, among others.
|Type of creation||Intellectual Property Rights|
|literary, artistic and scientific works||copyright|
|performances of performing artists, phonogram recordings by producers, and rights of broadcasters over radio and TV programmes||related rights or neighbouring rights|
|inventions||patents and utility models|
|signs - words, phrases, symbols or designs (or a combination of these) which are used as brands of goods and services||trade mark|