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Intellectual Property - U.S. Code Provisions

U.S. Code > Title 15 > Chapter 107 - Protection Of Intellectual Property Rights
U.S. Code > Title 35 > Part I - United States Patent And Trademark Office
 

Intellectual Property - C.F.R. Provisions

CFR > Title 37 - Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

 

Intellectual Property - State Laws

ConnecticutConnecticut General Statutes > Title 35 - Trade Regulations, Trademarks and Collective and Certification Marks
IndianaIndiana Code > Title 24 > Article 2 - Trademarks, Trade Names, And Trade Secrets
KansasKansas Statutes > Chapter 57 - Patent Rights And Copyrights
New MexicoNew Mexico Statutes Chapter 57 > Article 3C - Patents and Copyrights
OregonOregon Statutes > Chapter 647 - Trademarks and Service Marks; Music Royalties
South DakotaSouth Dakota Laws > Title 43 > Chapter 43 - Products Of The Mind

 

Questions & Answers: Intellectual Property

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Intellectual Property Protections for Businesses

Intellectual property is the general term used to describe those creations of the mind such as inventions, trademarks, symbols, images, copyrights, and literary and artistic works that are used in business. However, the grouping of the disparate areas of law that govern intellectual property can be misleading because it implies they share similar legal philosophies, are based on a common legal principle, and function similarly, but they do not.

There are two categories of intellectual property: industrial property and copyright. Industrial property includes inventions, trademarks, trade secrets, and industrial designs. Copyright encompasses literary and artistic works, drawings, paintings, motion pictures, photographs, books, poetry, artistic performances, and recordings. Both types may be implicated in commercial activities.

Intellectual property rights are not about objects so much as about the knowledge embedded in objects. Many times, businesses have knowledge that should be protected under various intellectual property laws, but they fail to realize the need exists or do not know how to obtain such protection in the first place.

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