The GuardSHIP Shipbuilding IP Protection Handbook focuses
on providing practical guidance for the daily work in different
It contains two parts:
Part one explains the concept of IP rights, the various protection tools and the potential risks that shipbuilding manufacturers are facing.
Part two goes through the knowledge management process of a
company and gives practical advice on what to do in a given situation.
The Handbook is subject to regular supplements on a half year basis. These will include guidelines for more shipyard departments (the first edition focuses on sales and marketing), standard IP/confidentiality terms and conditions with various business partners (the first edition includes
terms and conditions with classification societies), as well
as a description of actual cases.
Table of Contents of the Shipbuilding IPR Handbook