IPR University Center – Information about Intellectual Property Rights
IPR University Center is a joint institute of six Finnish universities and is hosted by Hanken School of Economics. Its activities are sponsored by the IPR University Center Association. Member Universities are:
- Hanken School of Economics
- University of Helsinki
- University of Turku
- Aalto University
- University of Eastern Finland
- University of Lapland
IPR University Center produces IPR-related research and education, provides information services and publishes IPRinfo-online magazine. Read more about us
What are Intellectual Property Rights?
Intellectual property law is a field of law that consists of several types of rights. Usually IPRs are divided into two categories: copyright and industrial rights. Industrial property rights consist of the following: patents, utility models, design rights, trademarks, trade names, integrated circuits and plant variety rights.