The way to protect an invention and thus provide the inventor with a legally enforceable monopoly right in it, is to seek the grant of a patent.
However, patent law is a complicated and highly technical discipline - the specialist knowledge of patent specialists can prove the deciding factor in winning protection for your invention.
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