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

Other Sites Worth Visiting:


Inventors' Digest Online
Inventor's Handbook
Gallery of Obscure Patents
Patently Silly


Copyright Society of The U.S.A.


All About Trademarks


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