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Glossary Term: Intellectual Property


any result of scholarly or creative activity that can be owned by a person, including all works that can be protected under copyright, patent, trademark, industrial design, integrated circuit topography, or other equivalent legislation. It includes, but is not limited to, text, works of art, databases, audio-visual material, electronic circuitry, biotechnology and genetic engineering products, computer software recorded in any format, inventions, and all other products of research.
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