Nowadays, intellectual assets (IP) make up the bulk of the assets of the world’s major companies and research centers. These assets, which are mainly the result of intellectual and research activities, can be seen in various forms, and the most important of these are patents, trademarks and services, industrial designs, and trade secrets. Paying attention to “intellectual property rights” is one of the infrastructures that can guarantee the economic and technological success of researchers and companies.
Intellectual property rights is a new legal concept that supports intellectual activities and products in the commercial and scientific fields. In other words, intellectual property rights are a set of laws and regulations that protect the effects caused by human thought, creativity and initiative, and in this regard, it grants a series of time-limited material rights and permanent intellectual rights to the creator. Insufficient knowledge about of intellectual property can lead to the loss or low utilization of scientific achievements, thus familiarity with the concepts and laws of intellectual property is essential for researchers and companies.