What is an Intellectual Property Document?

An intellectual property document is a document which proves intellectual property rights. It is a legal document stating the ownership or rights for intellectual property.


The following are valid intellectual property documents:

  • Trademark License
  • Proof of Patent
  • Copyright Ownership


Trademark License

A trademark is a recognizable sign, design or expression. A trademark license is a document that proves the registration of the trademark.

Example: http://tsdr.uspto.gov/documentviewer?caseId=sn86213358&docId=ORC20150317005801#docIndex=0&page=1


Proof of Patent

A patent is a set a rights granted to the inventor of an invention. Proof of patent is a document that proves a patent is granted for the invention.

Example: http://www.google.com/patents/US2026082


Copyright Ownership

A copyright is legal rights granted to the creator of an original work. Copyright ownership is a document that proves the ownership of an original work.

Example: http://www.copyright.gov/docs/certificate_sample.pdf

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