By Manish Srivastava | Monday, 20 August 2012, 05:03 Hrs
Intellectual property (IP) is a term that refers to a number of distinct types of creations of the mind for which property rights are recognised--and the corresponding fields of law. Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works, discoveries and inventions and designs. Common types of intellectual property include copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets in some jurisdictions.
Increasingly, businesses are becoming painfully aware that while there are plenty of outsiders who would like to steal some, if not all of their information. Those with the greatest access- the insiders, are the biggest threat.
In the face of technology obsolescence and rapid introduction of new products and services, Cost effective Training has become imperative. Companies invest huge money in creating training content for their professional training. Education sector has also adopted the new way of teaching by using high end training content designed by field experts. Computer based training not only gives freedom of learning by utilising the expert’s training methods that is used elsewhere in the world but also reduces the training cost.
E-Learning and Training business is evolutionary in nature and driven by new innovations. Innovations vary in the form of unique content, way of teaching the common content, fragmenting the process in more comprehensive and simple ways etc. With the availability of high end graphics editor the content developed can be easily reconstructed with very little effort and the content value would be about the same. Success of these businesses highly depends on how they protect their intellectual property.