The fundamental role of engineers is to use scientific principles to obtain prescribed outcomes through applied engineering processes, although there is some blurring of the boundaries between science and engineering. Where the engineering processes or, elements of them are original, inventions can be created inherently containing registrable Intellectual Property (IP). It is therefore certain that all engineers will be involved with some aspects of IP during their careers. It follows that there is a need for a reference text designed specifically for engineers to understand the power and value of IP as it relates to engineering processes and output. This Manual sets out the various IP elements and explains the processes and procedures involved in obtaining and managing IP protection.
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