Intellectual Property

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Intellectual Property (IP)

Intellectual Property is a legal recognition of the rights of individuals or business entities for their creative works.  IP covers the areas of copyright, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets.

Official Sites

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
U.S. Copyright Office
World Intellectual Property Organization
Computer Crime & Intellectual Property - Department of Justice  

Focus on Intellectual Property Rights - U.S. Department of State

U.S. Government Printing Office - Metalab

Other Sites Worth Visiting:

Patents

Inventors' Digest Online
Obscure Patents

Copyright

Copyright Society of The U.S.A.

Trademarks

All About Trademarks

General

Intellectual Property Owners Association
Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)
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