intellectual property right


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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.

intellectual property right

the legal ownership by a person or business of a COPYRIGHT, DESIGN, PATENT or TRADE MARK attached to a particular product or process which protects the owner against unauthorized imitation.

intellectual property right

the legal ownership by a person or business of a COPYRIGHT, DESIGN, PATENT, TRADE MARK attached to a particular product or process that protects the owner against unauthorized copying or imitation. Such property rights are an important element of PRODUCT DIFFERENTIATION and confer temporary MONOPOLY advantages to suppliers.
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GOV is government consumption and LGINF is the log transformation of the inflation rate: 1PR represents intellectual property right and IPRSQ is the square of I PR.
And as Cahoon puts it, the current intellectual property right laws "were designed for individuals inventing gadgets in their garages, not for the wide variety of groups that are involved in bioprospecting property rights.
Ganguli (CEO, VISION-IPR intellectual property rights management, India) and Jabade (mechanical engineering, Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, India) offer a book intended to thoroughly address the interrelated issues involved in intellectual property rights in the field of nanotechnology with the goal of providing an integrated treatment of those issues.
According to the decree, following state agencies are responsible for execution of responsibilities under the agreement on cooperation in the sphere of legal protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights and creation of the inter-state council on legal protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights signed on November 19, 2010 in St.
KARACHI -- President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday signed the Intellectual Property Rights (IP) Ordinance 2012 on the advice of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.
Summary: Riyadh, Dhu Al-Qa&'dah 4, 1431, Oct 12, SPA -- The 2nd Arab Forum for the Protection of Consumers from Fraud and Counterfeiting and Protection of Intellectual Property Rights will conclude its session here later today.
Chamber of Commerce and other business leaders, gave no specific commitments but said China would better protect intellectual property rights.
Open Letter States Brazil and India's Claims of Biopiracy Intended to Roll Back Intellectual Property Rights and Damage the American Economy
has asked China for detailed information regarding its efforts to enforce intellectual property rights (IPR) laws.
Even if intellectual property rights are not the driving force behind an acquisition from an insurance company, access to or transfer of the intellectual property rights and information technology often is essential to the seamless transition of business from the seller to the purchaser.
To enhance the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights.
The purpose of this RFA is to encourage the study of the role of laws and policies regarding intellectual property rights to genetics and genomics research and development, and the effect of such laws and policies on progress in these fields and on commercialization, drug development, health care delivery, and the public health.

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