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    Intellectual Property Rights: Patents

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    Please help to describe and give one example of each of these forms of intellectual property:
    1. Copyright
    2. Patent
    3. Trade mark
    4. Trade secrecy

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    Copyright is a protection given for original works of authorship expressed in a tangible medium of expression. It is an intellectual property law that protects original authorship. Copyright gives exclusive rights to the creator of original work. The exclusive rights are for a limited period of time so that the creator may get compensated for her work. Examples of copyright are computer software, and architecture.

    A patent protects new inventions and applies to how things work. If a patent ...

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    The answer to this problem explains different aspects of intellectual property rights . The references related to the answer are also included.