Answered on Aug 16th, 2012 at 12:43 AM
There are five kinds of intellectual property and different ways to protect each of them. The problem with putting something on the internet is that it makes it really easy for anybody in the world to steal your ideas. So, you definitely want to have protection of some kind in place before launching your website. However, there is no cookie cutter approach to intellectual property protection. You need to put together a plan for what you will protect, how and when.