Intellectual Property can be organized in two main categories: Industrial Property and Copyrights.
Industrial Property - Includes inventions (patents),trademarks, industrial designs, and geographic indications of source.
Copyright - includes literary and artistic works such as novels, poems and plays, films, musical works, artistic works such as drawings, paintings, photographs and sculptures, and architectural designs. Rights related to copyright include those of performing artists in their performances, producers of phonograms in their recordings, and those of broadcasters in their radio and television programs.
The Intellectual Property Research Guide has numerous links to relavent information regarding intellectual property rights. If you need further information, please contact Anthony Paganelli (firstname.lastname@example.org)