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intellectual property

noun

Simple Definition of intellectual property

  • law : something (such as an idea, invention, or process) that comes from a person's mind

Full Definition of intellectual property

  1. :  property (as an idea, invention, or process) that derives from the work of the mind or intellect; also :  an application, right, or registration relating to this

Examples of intellectual property

  1. Any song that you write is your intellectual property.



Circa 1808

First Known Use of intellectual property

circa 1808


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