Intellectual Property Law is concerned with encouraging human innovation and creativity without unduly restricting dissemination of its fruits. Intellectual property is broad in scope covering a wide spectrum of creative mediums: literature, visual arts, music, drama, movies, biotechnology, computer software, etc.
Intellectual Property can be grouped into four different categories: Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, and Patents. These four categories illustrate only one way to organize the various subsets of Intellecual Property Law. Another growing area of Intellectual Property Law is International Intellectual Property Law because of the varying degrees of rights one has in creative innovation. This page contains a link under the "Other Research Guides" tab to a few International Intellectual Property Law Reserach Guides.
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