Despite the non-profit nature of activity, non-profit organizations and NGOs (non-governmental organizations) require proper protection of their Intellectual Property and the analysis of their activity in terms of non-infringement of other entities’ rights.
As to Intellectual Property protection, the attempts of external agencies to use well-known brands of non-profit organizations (charity funds, anti-corruption initiatives, democracy development and environmental protection organizations) for their own profit should be carefully considered.
And it is not surprising since many world-famous NGOs have brands that have been developing for decades and public confidence in them has the highest recognition.
At the same time, NGOs themselves should appropriately carry out their social activity and not infringe third-parties’ copyrights.
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