Researchers study the impact of these changes on food production.
The most productive portion of arable land is that
from sediments left by rivers and the sea in geological times. In modern times, rivers do not generally flood as often in
Merger of Delta and Northwest
occurred after deregulation
Do Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents protect the same things
What’s the difference between a patent and a trade secret?
A trade secret is usually distinguished from a patent
either because: it consists of something that cannot be patented; it consists of something in the process of being
patented (and still secret); or a decision was made that keeping the product or process as a trade secret because it
was more beneficial to keep secret than seek a patent.
(protected under federal statutes, the
is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a
combination of words, phrases, symbols or designs, that
identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of
one party from those of others. To acquire rights, one must simply use the mark "in commerce." It is possible to
register a trademark in US at federal and state levels.
is the same as a trademark, except that it identifies & distinguishes the source of a service
rather than a product.
Trade secret -
secret formula, method, or device that gives one an advantage over competitors - they are the
only intellectual property right (IPR) where
can be protected. This is not just true for strategic business
ownership methods but is also true for ideas and innovations that are being developed for patenting.
protections include non-disclosure agreements (NDA) and
In US, trade secrets are not
protected by law in the same manner as
Trade secrets are protected under
and most states have ratified the
Uniform Trade Secrets Act
protects an original artistic or literary work
protect an invention - protected under federal statutes of the
is the selfless concern for the welfare of others. Altruism is a core aspect of various religious traditions. It is also
a key aspect of many humanitarian and philanthropic causes, exemplified in leaders such as
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
. Altruism can be distinguished from a feeling of loyalty and
. Altruism focuses on a
motivation to help others or a want to do good without reward, while
duty focuses on a moral obligation toward a
), a specific organization (for example, a government), or an abstract
concept (for example,
etc). Some individuals may feel both altruism and duty, while others may not
altruism is giving without regard to reward or the benefits of recognition.