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Property rights

Rights of individuals and companies to own and use property as they see fit and to receive the stream of income that their property generates.

Property Rights

The legal protection by a government of the ability for an individual or a corporation to own real estate and personal property. Nearly every theory of economics (with the exception of some more extreme versions of socialism) state that property rights are a necessary condition for successful, economic development. However, property rights are rarely absolute. For example, a government may exercise eminent domain over real estate to build something for public use.
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The Council of Ministers will soon consider a strategy aimed at strengthening the system of combating infringement of intellectual property rights, import of counterfeit goods, strengthening market control and inspections,' emphasized Minister A aroviA, stressing that the strengthening of intellectual property rights is very important for the development of the economy, foreign investments and competitiveness of BiH economy.
Overview and Introduction of Intellectual Property Rights According to oxford dictionary briefly the word "property" is defined as something owned, a possession, especially a house, land, etc.
Ms Moleketi was speaking in Nairobi during the launch of a Women in Parliament (WIP) Council on property rights.
Enhanced ability for women to exercise their property rights in practice; and
Therefore, any analysis, which examines the link between poverty and property rights, can become meaningless where power dynamics are not taken into account.
Intellectual property rights involve rights to protect trademarks, patents, copyrights, industrial designs, plant breeders rights, traditional knowledge and folklore.
The primary goal of this paper is to examine the importance of property rights to the human rights discussion and to investigate why many social critics have been willing to dismiss property rights in the name of advancing human rights.
ACTA, signed by the Union and 22 member states on 26 January, is an international treaty intended to create a global framework to combat breaches of intellectual property rights, in particular on the internet, and the counterfeiting of numerous products.
It stipulates that, in the case of work made for hire, the public research entities for whom the work is prepared are considered to be the owners of any intellectual property rights that exist in the work.
The idea that property rights might themselves be a distinct and explicit area of economic inquiry is relatively recent.
Poor enforcement of property rights in Pakistan is one of the major obstacles to economic growth and investment.
Property Rights Dynamics is a collection of essays edited by Donatella Porrini and Giovanni Ramello on various topics in property rights theories from notable scholars of the field.

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