Intellectual property: the core of intellectual capital

February 14, 2024

Intellectual property (IP), or intellectual property, includes intangible assets such as patents, trade marks, copyrights and trade secrets that protect the creations of the mind. For start-ups, the protection of intellectual property is essential to secure innovation advantages, ensure competitiveness and valorise investments in research and development. The strategic management of intellectual property enables companies to maximise their innovation potential, strengthen their market position and generate long-term added value.