How to talk about copyright?

intellectual property

We need to protect intellectual property”

Intellectual property is regarded as a condition for innovation”


As an umbrella term for different areas i.e.: trademarks, patents, copyrights

If used instead of the term copyright, it makes the discussion unclear

To suggest that intangible assets can be treated as tangible ones


Do not use, promote the term “intellectual monopolies“ instead

Always discern between copyright and industrial rights (patents, trademarks)

Make a point that copyright is a time-limited monopoly to an intangible object