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Intellectual Property Law Glossary

Trying to decipher an acronym? Attempting to understand legal jargon? The Intellectual Property glossary gives you access to definitions for Intellectual Property legal terminology commonly used in documents and court proceedings. This Intellectual Property Law glossary will help you understand the legal terms and phrases which are relevant to copyright, patent law, and areas of Intellectual Property law.

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Notice Of Abandonment
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Trademark Act
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