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intellectual property rights
Subject Category
D Government, Law and Regulations
Definition
The legal protection for inventions, including new technologies or new organisms (such as new plant varieties). The owner of these rights can control their use and earn the rewards for their use. This encourages further innovation and creativity for the benefit of us all. Intellectual property rights protection includes various types of patents, trademarks, and copyrights.
Definition Source
USDA Glossary of Agricultural Biotechnology Terms
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Broader Term
legal rights
Related Term
patents
research
technology
technology transfer
Spanish
derechos de propiedad intelectual
Term Number
47477