You have a new idea – it may be a technical solution, a new trademark or a design no one has thought of before. A preliminary search can provide you with important information for the future development of your product.
The field of intellectual property is complex and the terminology we use can be difficult to understand. We have compiled a list of terms and phrases to explain some of these. We are now in the process of translating the list into English, and will extend it as new terms and phrases are added.