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This page provides an overview of 8 articles related to 'intellectual property', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Intellectual property (IP) is a term referring to a number of distinct types of creations of the mind for which a set of exclusive rights are recognized - and the corresponding fields of law. Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and designs. Common types of intellectual property include copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets in some jurisdictions. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Intellectual property)

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Metadata related to 'intellectual property' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'intellectual property': 161 (9.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'intellectual property' across all Ariadne articles: 220
  • Average number of references to 'intellectual property' per Ariadne article: 1.37
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'intellectual property': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'intellectual property': 4.2 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'intellectual property':

  1. charles oppenheim (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. john maccoll (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. stuart hannabuss (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. alex ball (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Book Review: Copyright - Interpreting the Law for Libraries, Archives and Information Services

Charles Oppenheim sees much to like in the new edition of this work by a well-known authority but identifies one potentially major drawback.

January 2010, issue62, review

Creative Commons Licences in Higher and Further Education: Do We Care?

Naomi Korn and Charles Oppenheim discuss the history and merits of using Creative Commons licences while questioning whether these licences are indeed a panacea.

October 2006, issue49, feature article

The RoMEO Project: Protecting Metadata in an Open Access Environment

Elizabeth Gadd, Charles Oppenheim and Steve Probets describe how the RoMEO Project is seeking to safeguard freely available metadata disclosed and harvested under the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

Copyright Issues in Projects Funded by the Electronic Libraries Programme

After several months experience of dealing with copyright and the eLib programme, Charles Oppenheim returns to the major issues that have a risen.

January 1997, issue7, regular column

Copyright Battles: The Shetland News

Charles Oppenheim takes a look at the Shetland Times versus Shetland News copyright case, and its implications for users of the World Wide Web.

November 1996, issue6, regular column

Copyright Info on the Net

Charles Oppenheim takes a look at some of the Web sites and Bulletin Boards that contain information on copyright issues.

September 1996, issue5, regular column

Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim on the copyright issues that all eLib (and many other projects) should be aware of.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim details some of the legal issues associated with electronic copyright management systems.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

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