The Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) produces modules on intellectual property protection and enforcement in five languages: English, Spanish, French, Arabic, and Russian. These modules cover all areas of intellectual property protection which include trade secrets, patents, copyrights, trademarks, geographical indications, enforcement and trade. Click on the links below to view or subscribe to the USPTO GIPA playlist on YouTube.
Introduction to Patent Protection
Published on June 26, 2018.
An introduction to what a patent is, what a patent protects, and how a patent is obtained in the United States. Read transcripts of the video in Spanish, Russian, French, and Arabic.
Published March 1, 2017.
A three-minute video providing a brief, yet informative introduction on what trade secrets are, why you should protect them, how they can impact a business’s bottom line, and their importance as intellectual property.