6. Are there any other types of property rights?
Other industrial property rights include the utility model, which is for technical inventions, and the registered design, which is for aesthetic designs or models. Copyright protects works of art, science, and literature, e.g., text-based works. These also include computer programs. The names of goods and services may be protected as brands. Other property rights are included in the German Plant Variety Act for plant varieties and the German Semiconductor Protection Act for microelectronic semiconductor products.