In today's high-tech world it's almost impossible to avoid the issue of intellectual property (IP). Whether you're doing science in academia or in industry at some point it's likely to become an issue. But the world of IP is complicated and it's difficult to know where to start. This feature provides you an introduction to the world of intellectual property

Introduction to Patents

Book Review: Protect Your Ideas

Protecting a Patent

Careers in Intellectual Property

Do You Own Your Invention?

Divvying Up Claims to God's Blueprints

Getting Commercial Funding for Your Academic Research

Intellectual Property Web Sites

Is Life An Invention?

New! Mar 19, 1999

Exploitation of Intellectual Property Through the MRC

New! Mar 19, 1999