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Scholarly Communications: Intellectual Property

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Intellectual Property

Other Types of Intellectual Property

There are three main types of intellectual property other than copyright:

  • Trademark—for the protection of marks and brands used in commerce;
  • Patents—for the protection of inventions, useful objects, and processes; and
  • Trade secrets—for the protection of confidential business information.

UNC Guidelines for IP:


IP Explained

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