IP
abbrv.
Internet Protocol.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


IP
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Copyright Law
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Patent Law
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Trade Secrets
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Trademark Law

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

IP
Intangible property rights which are a result of intellectual effort. Intellectual property rights include patents, trade marks, designs and copyright.
USA
Intangible products of human intellect that are subject to ownership (title) and other legal rights. The categories of IP that are protected under US law are: certain inventions, plants and product designs (protected by utility, plant and design patents); trade secrets; certain works of authorship (protected by copyrights); mask works and trademarks.
For further information, see Practice Note, Intellectual Property: Overview (www.practicallaw.com/8-383-4565).

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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