In a global business environment, the localization of eLearning tools is essential for training new team members and future professionals. However, developing eLearning courses that successfully communicate to a wide array of learners across miles, languages, and cultures can seem daunting.
Captions, slides, image text, scripts, audio narration, subtitles, quizzes, example images, and video must all be thoughtfully delivered for each target audience without losing any of the original content’s subtleties. This requires care, Read more about: Best Practices: Optimizing eLearning Content for Translation »
In developing a strategy for protecting intellectual property (IP), some innovators wonder if a copyright is just as effective as getting a patent. It’s an appealing option since copyrights are less expensive and easier to obtain than patents. However, the protection copyrights offer is very different from that of patents. Usually there isn’t a choice at all — the IP itself determines the type of IP protection that is necessary. Read more about: The Difference Between a Copyright and a Patent »
What can be copyrighted?
The PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) is a patent law treaty that includes more than 150 contracting states. It allows an applicant to seek patent protection in multiple countries at the same time by filing a single international application.
The application can eventually lead to IP protection in each designated contracting state via national phase entry, where the international application is filed in the patent offices of each respective country and evaluated according to each country’s patent law. Read more about: 5 Tips for PCT National Phase Filing »