intellectual property


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intellectual property

n.
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.

intellectual property

n
(Commerce) an intangible asset, such as a copyright or patent

in′tellec′tual prop′erty


n.
Law. property that results from original creative thought, as patents, copyright material, and trademarks.

intellectual property

A collective term for patents, copyrights, and trademarks.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intellectual property - intangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights)
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
Translations
geistiges Eigentum
知的財産
지적재산
sở hữu trí tuệ
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