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intellectual property

noun
1.
Law. property that results from original creative thought, as patents, copyright material, and trademarks.
Origin of intellectual property
1840-1845
1840-45, Americanism
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intellectual property

noun
1.
an intangible asset, such as a copyright or patent
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intellectual property in Technology

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(IP) The ownership of ideas and control over the tangible or virtual representation of those ideas. Use of another person's intellectual property may or may not involve royalty payments or permission, but should always include proper credit to the source.
(1997-03-27)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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