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How to Protect Your Intellectual Property Standard Operation Procedure Department: Various Purpose: The purpose of this Standard Operating Procedure document is to help you protect your intellectual Property by guiding you through the various steps you can take to protect the valuable IP that your company has. These steps are based on a wide variety of business models and can be implemented individually or in combination with any other methods to protect your company�s IP. Frequency: When needed Scope: Intellectual Property comes in various forms - patents, trade secrets, or employee know-how - and can be the USP that makes your company successful. This SOP will highlight the many ways you can protect this invaluable asset in a few simple ways. Intellectual Property is categorized into two major sections - Industrial Property like inventions or trademarks and Copyright, any written content or even artwork and sculptures exclusive to your company. Any data or creation that your company has pioneered regardless of the field of business can be considered IP if you are the original creators of it. Intellectual Property is defined by law as one of the following: