What is intellectual property?

  • (noun): Intangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights).

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) is a juridical concept which refers to creations of the mind for which exclusive rights are recognized. Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and designs. Common types of intellectual property rights include copyright, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and in some jurisdictions trade secrets.

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Some articles on intellectual property:

Lyon & Lyon LLP
... Lyon LLP was a Los Angeles-based law firm that specialized in domestic and international intellectual property law matters, with over 100 patent lawyers in six offices in California ... Lyon LLP was one of the largest, oldest and most pre-eminent intellectual property firms in the nation, and had expertise in patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets ... The firm handled a number of large intellectual property portfolios worldwide, and had long-established relationships with intellectual property firms in every ...
Section 230 Of The Communications Decency Act - Limits
... complete it excepts federal criminal liability and intellectual property law ... of Appeals ruled that the exception for intellectual property law applies only to federal intellectual property law, reversing a district court ruling that the ... discussed and rejected the Ninth Circuit's reading of "intellectual property law" in CCBill and held that the immunity does not reach state right of publicity claims ...
Soft IP
... Soft IP or soft intellectual property is a proposed system that would enable to capture and protection of IP, with provision for making licenses available to all interested parties ... to describe the most likely developments in the area of intellectual property ... owner to the German Patent Office or UK Intellectual Property Office ...
Law Of Thailand - Private Law - Intellectual Property
... Intellectual Property Law, that is patents, trademarks and copyright, are protected by the Patent Act BE 2522 (1979), Trademark Act BE 2534 (1991) and the Copyright Act BE 2521 (1978) and their ... The Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) manages intellectual property matters such as registration and enforcement ... Disputes are first heard in the Intellectual Property and International Trade Court ...

Famous quotes containing the words property and/or intellectual:

    By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I keep having the same experience and keep resisting it every time. I do not want to believe it although it is palpable: the great majority of people lacks an intellectual conscience. Indeed, it has often seemed to me as if anyone calling for an intellectual conscience were as lonely in the most densely populated cities as if he were in a desert.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)