Definition of Intellectual Property

Definition:

Business strategies, images, concepts and ideas. Now protected by patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, businesses must take the appropriate steps to ensure that their intellectual property is kept safe from competing businesses, defecting partners and even employees.

Related Terms:

Trade Secrets
Patent
Trademark

Related Information:

U.S. Department of Labor Definition of a Trade Secret
Intellectual Property
Legal Resources for Small Businesses

Related Books:

Nondisclosure Agreements: Protect Your Trade Secrets and More
Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide to Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents & Trade Secrets
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