from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A product of the intellect that has commercial value, including copyrighted property such as literary or artistic works, and ideational property, such as patents, appellations of origin, business methods, and industrial processes.
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- n. Any product of someone's intellect that has commercial value: copyrights, patents, trademarks and trade secrets.
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- n. intangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights)
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Copyright-owning distributors work hard at protecting the intellectual property inherent in those copyrights wherever they are licensed or sold, but whole markets such as India and China are effectively 100% pirate markets.
"There are legitimate infringement issues," says Anthony Falzone, who has litigated intellectual property cases and who runs the Fair Use Project at Stanford Law School.
"It's clear that this attack was so pervasive and so essential to the core of Google's intellectual property that only in such a situation would they contemplate pulling the plug on their entire business model in China," said James Mulvenon, a China cyber expert with Defense Group Inc.
Meanwhile, the Tee & Charles Addams Foundation in Wainscott, N.Y., which said it owns "the intellectual property associated with all works by Charles Addams," said in an email that small acting companies "producing a play based on the characters, or including any of the characters from 'The Addams Family'" would need to seek a license from the foundation.
Google gives news publishers greater ability to limit free access Newspaper publishers demand better online protection from Europe Court allows AP to assert intellectual property right over facts AP may have to take on entire blogosphere, warns attacked blogger Belgian agency to sue European Commission again over news aggregator
*By 1969, Blackwelder paid $225,000 in technology royalties to the University of California for the intellectual property rights to manufacture the tomato harvester Schmitz and Seckler, 1970.
At Sidley she was part of the intellectual property group and specialized in entertainment law; at some point, she said, she might have to consider moving to Los Angeles or New York to pursue her career.
His thesis, and that of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a foundation dedicated to advancing entrepreneurship and innovation, is that universities hold intellectual property hostage by placing unreasonable conditions on those seeking to bring ideas to the marketplace.