Intellectual property

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A term that denotes copyrights, patents, trade-marks, trade-names, industrial designs, plant breeders’ rights, and ICT rights, and sometimes rights arising from provincial law relating to, for example, trade secrets, misappropriation of personality, and passing off. Both “intellectual” and “property” may be misnomers.

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