Intellectual Property made easy


The Intellectual Property Office have developed a series of short video animations to help businesses understand the opportunities for their intellectual property.

IP is something that you create using your mind – for example, a story, an invention, an artistic work or a symbol.

Copyright, patents, designs and trade marks are all types of IP protection. You get some types of protection automatically, others you have to apply for.

Watch this short useful animation for an easy explanation of IP:


IP Basics playlist

The above video is part of a playlist of 12 short animations that break down IP into bite-sized chunks and clearly explain the different rights and their benefits.

Here is a link to the playlist: