FAQ's FAQ 01 What is intellectual property? FAQ 02 Are there different types of IP? FAQ 03 How do I protect my IP? FAQ 04 Do I need to apply for these rights? FAQ 05 How do these rights protect my IP? FAQ 06 How long do I need to wait to receive my right? FAQ 07 What do I have before I have the granted right? FAQ 08 Can I get the patent for something in South Africa that is patented elsewhere? FAQ 09 Must I do a search before filing an application? FAQ 10 Are my IP rights not cast in stone? FAQ 11 What kind of things can I patent? FAQ 12 Can I patent a business idea? FAQ 13 Can I patent an app? FAQ 14 What if my business is not patentable How does this affect my business? FAQ 15 Can I file a world wide patent?