|Intellectual property refers to the creations of the mind. It includes literary and artistic works, designs, images and inventions. It also includes symbols.
A distinction is made on the one hand between copyright, which covers literary and artistic works, and on the other hand, industrial property, which covers inventions (patents), industrial brands and models and geographical indications.
Literary and artistic works refers to literature (novels, plays, poems, films) works of art (painting, drawings, sculptures, photographs, architecture).
In addition to copyright, intellectual property consists of rights related to copyright which are those conferred on performers of works on their performances, on producers of recordings on them and on organizations. broadcast on their programs.