World Intellectual Property Day Quiz

How much do you know about the basics of intellectual property? Complete our short quiz to find out!

What protects the intellectual property created by artists?

  • copyright
  • geographical indications
  • patents
  • registered designs
  • trademarks

Copyright protects the intellectual property created by artists.

What protects the intellectual property created by designers?

  • copyright
  • geographical indications
  • patents
  • registered designs
  • trademarks

Registered designs protect the intellectual property created by designers.

What protects the intellectual property created by inventors?

  • copyright
  • geographical indications
  • patents
  • registered designs
  • trademarks

Patents protect the intellectual property created by inventors.

Which of these is a geographical indication?

  • BMW
  • Champagne
  • Hogwarts
  • Playstation
  • World Wide Web

What does a trademark protect?

  • an invention
  • a work of art
  • logos, names and brands
  • the look, shape and feel of a product
  • a secret formula

Trademarks protect logos, names and brands.

In most countries, how long does copyright last for?

  • 10 years after the creation of the work
  • 50 years after the creation of the work
  • 10 years after the death of the person who created that work
  • 50 years after the death of the person who created that work

In most countries, copyright lasts for 50 years after the death of the person who created that work.

How long do patents usually last for?

  • 10 years
  • 20 years
  • 40 years
  • 60 years

Patents usually last for 20 years.

If you write an original story, what type of intellectual property gives you the right to decide who can make and sell copies of your work?

  • copyright
  • geographical indications
  • patents
  • registered designs
  • trademarks

Copyright gives you the right to decide who can make and sell copies of your work.

Imagine a footballer sets up his own company to sell his own range of clothes. What type of intellectual property can he use to show that the clothes are made by his company?

  • copyright
  • geographical indications
  • patents
  • registered designs
  • trademarks

He can brand his clothes with a trademark to prove that they are made by his company.

If a company develops a new technology that improves its main product, what type of intellectual property can they use to stop others from copying their invention?

  • copyright
  • geographical indications
  • patents
  • registered designs
  • trademarks

They can use patents to stop others from copying their invention.