For this assignment determine if you need to protect your

For this assignment determine if you need to protect your intellectual property. Complete the following activities for each type of intellectual property you need to protect; select one piece of IP for each type of protection you need (note: you may not need all 6 types): THE BUSINESS IS A BARBERSHOP.

  1. Patent:
    1. What intellectual property will you consider protecting?
    2. Is this protection available for your intellectual property (you should conduct a search)?
    3. What type of patent fits your intellectual property?
    4. What is the cost and process?
    5. What would be the term of your patent?
    6. Develop a plan of next steps.
  2. Copyright:
    1. What intellectual property will you consider copyrighting?
    2. Is this protection available for your intellectual property (you should conduct a search)?
    3. What would be the term limit of your copyright?
    4. What is the cost and process?
    5. Develop a plan of next steps.
  3. Trademark:
    1. What intellectual property will you consider trademarking?
    2. Is this protection available for your intellectual property (you should conduct a search)?
    3. What type of trademark fits your intellectual property?
    4. What is the cost and process?
    5. What would be the term of protection for your trademark?
    6. Develop a plan of next steps.
  4. Trade secret:
    1. What intellectual property will you consider keeping as a trade secret?
    2. Is this protection available for your intellectual property (you should conduct a search)?
    3. Develop a plan of next steps.
  5. Licensing:
    1. What intellectual property will you consider licensing?
    2. Is this protection available for your intellectual property (you should conduct a search)?
    3. What type of licensing fits your intellectual property?
    4. Develop a plan of next steps.
  6. International:
    1. What intellectual property will you consider for international protection?
    2. Is this protection available for your intellectual property (you should conduct a search)?
    3. What type of protection fits your intellectual property?
    4. What is the cost and process?
    5. Develop a plan of next steps.

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