In a context of increasing globalisation and competition,
we need to consolidate
our leading position by incorporating innovation into our strategy.
This approach is illustrated by an intellectual property strategy that became increasingly important in
the late 1980s.
Intellectual property is a key issue for the company and meets three main aims:
promoting the company's expertise, ensuring sustainability for the company and employment, and
action against piracy.
- 1st registered patent: production process for an anti-intruder
security fence registered in
1989 — no. 89/02704
- 1st registered trademark: ESPACE DIRICKX registered in 1983 — no. 1 249 801
- 1st registered design and model: AXIAL fence registered in 1987 — no. 871189