Intellectual property rights

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Intellectual property rights

Patents, copyrights, and proprietary technologies and processes that may be the basis of a company's competitive advantage.

Intellectual Property Rights

The right of a person or company to exclusively use its own ideas, plans, and other intangible assets without competition, at least for a certain period of time. Examples of intellectual property include copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. Intellectual property rights may be enforced by court through a lawsuit. The idea behind the protection of intellectual property is to encourage innovation without fear that a competitor may steal the idea and/or take credit for it.
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Thus, intellectual property rights are designed to provide protection for the results of investment in the development of new technology giving the incentive and means to finance further research and development activities.
The appropriation of biological resources and knowledge through patents and intellectual property rights without fair compensation is considered biopiracy, and the rosy periwinkle discoveries are frequently cited by the media and in nongovernmental organization literature as examples.
com's support for BSA's Model Business Practices on Intellectual Property Rights, said Bob Kruger, vice president of enforcement for the Business Software Alliance.
China) presents 12 essays in which he explores various aspects of China's changing intellectual property rights regime.
In fields ranging from software to biography, biotechnology to court reporting, the general tendency of intellectual property rights has been to grasp outward, ever outward.
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While we have opted to out-license patent rights for both electrical and mechanical stimulation of the vagus nerve, we have retained our intellectual property rights associated with the development of a small molecule drug that acts on the alpha-7 receptor.
At the same time, the report to Congress highlights a number of areas of concern in areas such as intellectual property rights, industrial policies, trading rights, transparency, and agriculture.
The DIRECTV Group, RAI and ESA, the holders of key DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting)-S2 intellectual property rights, announced today the fundamental terms of a comprehensive licensing offering under their combined patent rights for DVB-S2 standardized technology.
Nasdaq:ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company utilizing innovative technology to fuel drug discovery and clinical development of novel treatments for central nervous system disorders, today announced that it has expanded and further strengthened the intellectual property portfolio for its serotonin platform by entering into an agreement to license certain intellectual property rights from Ipsen (Euronext:IPN), an innovation driven international specialty pharmaceutical group.
Back to Basics respects the valid intellectual property rights of others just as it expects others to respect Back to Basics' intellectual property rights.

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