Proprietary


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Proprietary

Describing knowledge or another asset that properly belongs to one person or company. Proprietary knowledge and assets are protected and their owner is not required to reveal them. For example, a restaurant that makes the best fried chicken in town cannot be compelled to reveal its recipe as this knowledge gives it a competitive advantage over other restaurants. See also: Trade secret.
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In closing, while a cooperative would have and does have powers to terminate a tenant-shareholder's tenancy for objectionable conduct, the power to do so must be set forth clearly in the proprietary lease, the tenant-shareholder must be given proper notice of the charges and the basis for the termination that her/his conduct is objectionable, the action must be exercised by the cooperative in good faith and the exercise of honest judgment in furtherance of the corporate purposes must be upheld.
com, the first web-based research engine that provides life-science researchers with access to Compugen's unique algorithms and proprietary data, as well as public data.
Deaton said he has assured Driscoll and Freeman that the ballot measure is not part of a scheme to gut the proprietary departments.
The proprietary services have been migrating from their own networks onto the Web - MSN altogether, other services in part.
Anyone familiar with community health information networks (CHINs) has probably already commented that all the functions mentioned above, and more, can be performed on proprietary networks offered by a number of vendors.
DALBAR's proprietary satisfaction study looked at 18 issues in three general areas -- overall impression, organizational support and operations.
Justice Simmeon Golar ruled that the provisions of Real Property and Proceedings Law of New York [sections] 753(4) superseded the "conditional limitation" provision of the proprietary lease.
Seattle Genetics' industry-leading ADC technology has the potential to combine with Agensys' antibodies to proprietary targets to form potent anti-cancer drugs," said Dr.
Customers today are deploying Linux in three key areas: migrating from proprietary Unix to Linux environments, industry-standard high-performance computing clusters, and low-cost platforms running Oracle database solutions.
This leaves America Online as the last bastion of the proprietary world,'' said Gregory Wester, research director for the Yankee Group of Boston.
Language (SQL) interface for proprietary plant floor management software
One of the most common and troublesome problems large and small organizations face is protecting proprietary data-such as financial information, customer lists and marketing and expansion plans-from competitors or others with prying eyes.