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What are the differences between invention and innovation?

What are the differences between invention and innovation?

Invention means a new product or process involving an inventive step and capable of industrial application.

Innovation means: The successful exploitation of new ideas in the form of a useful machinery or process, by any person, using own intellect is called as innovation. Every innovation may not be patentable invention but every invention is an innovation. All the inventions are the innovations and are patentable, but all the innovations are not the patentable inventions.

Intellectual Property Rights – Intellectual Property Rights are statutory rights once granted allows the creator(s) or owner(s) of the intellectual property to exclude others from exploiting the same commercially for a given period of time. It allows the creator(s)/owner(s) to have the benefits from their work when these are exploited commercially. IPR are granted to an inventor or creator, designer in lieu of the discloser of his/her knowledge.

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