SME IP Links Database: Abbreviations

ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution
AP Asia Pacific
Ar Arabic
CI Competitive intelligence
Circuit Layouts Layout-designs (topographies) of integrated circuits; also referred to as "Computer chip designs" or "semi-conductor chips"
CR Copyright
D Dutch
DC Developing countries
DN Domain name
E English
EC European Commission
F French
FAQ Frequently asked questions
G German
GI Geographical indication
GE Genetic engineering
I Italian
ID Industrial designs
IP Intellectual property
IPR Intellectual property rights
IT Information technology
NZ New Zealand
P Patent
Ru Russian
S Spanish
SME Small and medium-sized enterprise
SW Software
T Technology
TK Traditional knowledge
TLD Top level domain
TM Trademark
TN Trade name
TS Trade secret
WW World wide