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Intellectual Property and Licensing

What Is a Trademark or a Service Mark?

A trademark, another common type of IP, distinguishes the source of goods or services. Trademarks are registered with the United States Patent and Read more...

What Is a Copyright?

A copyright protects creative works and the right to reproduce them; this includes books, movies, music, games, artwork, and other kinds of creative Read more...

What Is Copyright Infringement?

Copyright infringements occurs when an individual breaches the exclusive rights of the creator to use their work, or work they have a legal right to. Read more...

What Is a Patent?

Patents protect inventions and functional designs for products. In exchange for publicly disclosing the invention or design, the inventor gains exclusive Read more...

How Do I Avoid Copyright Infringement?

n the age of easy data distribution and even easier copying, knowing how to avoid infringing on other people's copyrights is an essential skill. Read more...

What Is Copyright Protection?

Copyrights protect works of creative expression such as writings, music, and other artistic works. A copyright itself grants the creator of the work a Read more...