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Introduction to Intellectual Property and Copyright: Home

What is Intellectual Property?

"Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce."  (from the World Intellectual Property Organization)

Types of Intellectual Property:

  • Copyright 
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Industrial Designs
  • Geographical Indications

 

Copyright for RU Faculty/Students

The Rutgers University Website on Copyright for Faculty, Students and Staff at Rutgers includes policy and practice for using copyrighted works in academic research and publication, teaching, and other educational activity. It also offers guidance on copyright law as it applies to works that we create as authors, artists, scholars, teachers, and students.

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