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What is Intellectual Property? It is imagination made real. It is the ownership of a dream, an idea, an improvement, an emotion that we can touch, see, hear, and feel. It is an asset just like your home, your car, or your bank account. Just like other kinds of property, intellectual property needs to be protected from unauthorized use.
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Unformatted text preview: There are four ways to protect different types of intellectual property: PATENTS provide rights for up to 20 years for inventions in three broad categories: (1) Utilit y pate nts prot ect usef ul proc esse s, mac hine s, articl es of man ufact ure, and com posit ions of matt er. Som e exa mple s: fiber optic s, com pute r hard ware...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course ITCS 3112 taught by Professor Ali during the Spring '11 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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