Intellectual property

Copyright has the purpose of protecting and encouraging the intellectual creation of people, that is, the works resulting from human intellect: literary, artistic and scientific works.


  • Although it is often used as synonyms "copyright"I"intellectual property"Intellectual property is a broader concept that also includes industrial property (patents, trademarks, industrial models, etc.).
  • In the Spanish legal framework the Intellectual Property Law (LPI) refers exclusively to Copyright (moral and exploitation or 'copyright'), while industrial property is protected by other laws such as the Patent law.


Last update: 21 / 11 / 2018