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Intellectual Property: Home


Used for:

  • Intellectual property—Law and legislation
  • IP (Intellectual property)
  • Proprietary rights
  • Rights, Proprietary

Narrower terms:

  • Confidential communications—Intellectual property
  • Copyright
  • Gray market—Law and legislation
  • Industrial property
  • Intellectual property infringement

Broader terms:

  • Intangible property


Intellectual Property

Scope Note

Here are entered general works on ideas or concepts, often creative works, which function as intangible assets for their owners due to their business value. Use only if a narrower term does not apply (e.g., "Copyright," "Industrial property" or "Patents"). [EPC]

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