Definition of intellectual property in English:

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intellectual property


[mass noun] Law
Intangible property that is the result of creativity, such as patents, copyrights, etc.
Example sentences
  • The legal system protects intellectual property through patents and copyright.
  • Patents, copyright and intellectual property should be registered, he says.
  • Is it time to review the laws on ownership of intellectual property and copyright?

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