incorporeal rights

incorporeal rights

Property rights that are inheritable but not tangible or visible, such as easements, licenses, mining claims, and franchises.

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the incorporeal rights, including those of creditors.
at 312-42 (1926) (tracing the subject through the end of the nineteenth century); MILSOM, supra note 68, 21, 101-02 (discussing changes in the law of incorporeal rights).
In Bracton's words, incorporeal rights may be acquired "if one uses for some time, peacefully and without interruption, neither by force nor stealth nor at will...." 3 BRACTON, supra note 71, at 163 [bk.