It is important to identify the IP that is created or used in an organisation.

If it is not identified:

You cannot do much with IP if you do not know that it exists. You cannot:

There are many reasons that an organisation may fail to identify the IP that it creates or uses:

The identification of IP will be easier if an organisation:

  1. regularly undertakes IP awareness training with its staff, and
  2. has well-known and documented procedures for staff to report IP that they create to a responsible person in the organisation.