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Speaker #1: Jennifer Jenkins 02/02/2009 15:35:00 Intellectual Property used to refer to rights that you can’t touch (intangible) 3 Branches: o 1. Trademark Law protects names, logos, symbols, colors, etc. (these help consumers know where the product comes from so that’s why it’s important that its protected) o 2. Patent Law covers inventions, discoveries; patents only last 20 years. o 3. Copyright Law protects creative things: books, music, movies, computer software, maps, etc; not as difficult to get…only have to pay $45 dollars to register your copyright; you have a copyright until 70 years after your death; you can also sell your copyright. Why is this relevant?—Computers are a big copy machine. History of Copyright: No copyright law before 1710 Theory: Let’s not rely on the patron or church and let’s let the market decide. Rights under copyright: People can’t copy your work, distribute your work, create derivitive work (taking your song and changing it), public performance or public
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course COMP 001 taught by Professor Nicholas during the Spring '09 term at UNC.

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