Intellectual property (IP) mainly refers to new inventions and creations by any individual or groups, such as symbols, designs, name, concepts etc. used in commerce. Law defines intellectual property (IP) as intangible rights that protect the creations of the human intellect and mind, such as copyrightable works and patented inventions. The purpose of this law is to foster a productive environment wherein innovation is valued and creativity is adopted. Intellectual property rights such as patents, copyrights and trademarks not only enable people to earn economic rewards, but more prominently, promote recognition of their work. Public policy plays a vital role in influencing the advancement of Intellectual property markets and thus holding stronger impact on innovation. In today's extremely networked world, the spreading and passing of ideas is vital to bring up innovation. Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) facilitates the transfer of knowledge and other technologies by assuring all involved parties that this knowledge or invention will not be misused.
The rate at which the electronic devices are becoming obsolete thus compelling the companies to increase their investments in research and developments for the innovation of new gadgets and meeting the new demands of customers. This is one of the main factor driving the growth of the intellectual property in electronics environments market. Therefore, several business organizations are investing in this domain, contributing towards market growth. Renting of intellectual property in electronics environments market has emerged as one of the leading trend. Intellectual property rights also helps a company in marketing its services and products on an international level thus building a loyal trade with clients, thereby gaining more profits. On the other hand, the growth of the global intellectual property in electronics environment market might be obstructed on account of the high costs of licenses and copyrights. However, the impact of this restraint will be subdued attributing to the increasing popularity of adoption online intellectual property during the forecast period. The emergence of patenting funds is also expected to provide substantial opportunities in the global intellectual property in electronic environments market.
Global intellectual property in electronic environments market has been segmented on the basis of its type, enterprise size and region. On the basis of type, global intellectual property in electronic environments market has been segmented into patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade dress, and others. Based on the enterprise size the global intellectual property in electronic environments market can be segmented as large size enterprises and small and middle size enterprises (SME’s). Large size enterprises are estimated to have larger share in the global intellectual property in electronic environments market due to their rising investments, whereas low capital investments are further supporting the growth of the SME’s in the market. Region wise, global Intellectual Property in Electronic Environments market is segmented into North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC) and Middle East and Africa (MEA). Presently North America is estimated to dominate the intellectual property in electronic environments market in terms of its revenue contribution share followed by the Europe. North America is expected to witness major growth and hold the largest market share during the forecast period. U.S and Canada are projected to drive the growth of market in this region due to the technological advancements and rising investments in R&D of the companies in this region. However among all the regions, APAC is also expected to create great market opportunity for the key players operating in the Intellectual Property in Electronic Environments market due to growth in industrialization in this region during the forecast period.
Key players in the intellectual property in electronic environments market are prominently focusing on introduction of advanced services and solutions in order to strengthen their position and improve offerings in the market. Some of the major players identified in the global Intellectual Property in Electronic Environments main players in the global intellectual property in electronics environment market are Cadence Design Systems, Inc., Cast Inc., Altera (acquired by Intel Corporation), Ceva Inc., Roland Corporation, Kilopass Technology Inc., Mentor, Inc., Imagination Technologies Limited, Silabtech Private Limited, Open-Silicon, Synopsys Inc., and Videantis GmbH.