Innovation, Creativity, and Intellectual Property: Driving Progress towards Sustainable Development Goals

  • Ashitha B A
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  • Ashitha B A

    Student at School of Law, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (Deemed to be University), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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The intersection of innovation, creativity, and intellectual property plays a pivotal role in driving progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This abstract aims to provide an overview of the connections between these elements and their impact on sustainable development. Innovation serves as a catalyst for positive change by fostering the development of new technologies, products, and services that address pressing societal challenges. It entails the process of generating ideas and putting them into practice to create value. Creativity, on the other hand, is the ability to think outside the box, explore novel approaches, and connect seemingly unrelated concepts to generate innovative solutions. When combined, innovation and creativity hold the power to drive progress in various sectors such as healthcare, education, environment, and beyond. Intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights, play a crucial role in protecting and incentivizing innovation and creativity. They provide creators and innovators with the necessary legal framework to safeguard their ideas and creations, thereby encouraging investment in research and development activities. By safeguarding intellectual property, businesses and individuals are motivated to continue innovating, leading to the advancement of knowledge and technology. The adoption and implementation of intellectual property rights promote a supportive environment for innovation and creativity, leading to economic growth, job creation, and improved quality of life. However, it is essential to strike a balance between incentivizing innovation through intellectual property protection and ensuring that knowledge and technology are accessible for further research and development. Hence, the dynamics between innovation, creativity, and intellectual property are essential drivers for progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. By promoting a culture of innovation, protecting intellectual property rights, and fostering creativity, we can work towards building a more sustainable and inclusive future for all.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 815 - 827


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