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1. Any of various products of the intellect that have commercial value, including copyrighted property such as literary or artistic works, and ideational property, such as patents, business methods, and industrial processes.
2. The set of rights protecting such works and property from unlawful infringement.
(Commerce) an intangible asset, such as a copyright or patent
Law. property that results from original creative thought, as patents, copyright material, and trademarks.
A collective term for patents, copyrights, and trademarks.
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|Noun||1.||intellectual property - intangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights)|
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