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Trademarks, Copyright and Other Intellectual Property

Inventors, designers, writers, other creative people, and entrepreneurs naturally want to protect the things they create. The laws involved in protecting ideas, inventions and designs are called “intellectual property” laws.

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patents, industrial design, trademark and copyright, business invention, writer, CIPO, life of a patent, ornamental appearance, logos, poems, artwork, trade secrets, intellectual property law, Dial-A-Law