Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual property rights (IPR; en français, droits de propriété intellectuelle, DPI) "are the rights given to persons over the creations of their minds. They usually give the creator an exclusive right over the use of his/her creation for a certain period of time." (WTO)

"Intellectual property rights include patents, copyright, industrial design rights, trademarks, plant variety rights, trade dress, and in some jurisdictions trade secrets." (Wikipedia)

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