Understanding the basics of patents, industrial designs, trademarks, copyright and trade secrets.

1.Patents is a given right from the government to protect your work from being used without permission, this lasts 20 years.

2.An industrial design is the visual art of the finished product.

3.The trademark you create puts your name on your work so other know who made it, it can be art, music, programs, or all!

4.Copyright, is something you get to stop other people from using, producing, or reproducing your work.

5.Trade secrets are the information on some ingredients in some foods, cleaners, etc. And ways of making some products, that only the company/ owners know of.

f   All CC licenses require that others who use your work in any way must give you credit the way you request, but not in a way that suggests you endorse them or their use. If they want to use your work without giving you credit or for endorsement purposes, they must get your permission first.

g    You let others copy, distribute, display, perform, and modify your work, as long as they distribute any modified work on the same terms. If they want to distribute modified works under other terms, they must get your permission first.

i  You let others copy, distribute, display, perform, and (unless you have chosen No Derivatives) modify and use your work for any purpose other than commercially unless they get your permission first.

d You let others copy, distribute, display and perform only original copies of your work. If they want to modify your work, they must get your permission first.