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Copyright and Fair Use: Tightrope Walk or Tug-of-War?: Intellectual Property

It All Starts With Intellectual Property

"An asset with a prime value which derives from the product of human knowledge, discovery, invention or mental creativity. Intellectual property covers a host of different types of product, e.g. a new drug, film or pop song, piece of computer software, book, cooking recipe, photograph, television game show format, the television rights to a football game, an innovative steel manufacturing process"