LegalCORPS is a small nonprofit that provides transactional business legal assistance to entrepreneurs, inventors and small nonprofit organizations. Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. Protecting IP can be a critical part of business strategy when starting or scaling an enterprise. An IP attorney will present on the various types of IP protection and what to consider when deciding on appropriate protection.