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Glossary of IP terms

Published 01.01.06 at 09:30

If you don't know your copyleft from your copyright, or are confused by collecting societies and patents, this glossary should be useful. You can download the full glossary below or browse individual entries here.

This Glossary of IP Terms has been prepared by Sarah Andrew of Arts Council England.

Photo credit: Karen Horton


Please note that this article discusses the legal position in the UK at the time of publication. It provides general information only but is not to be regarded as legal advice. You must take advice from a specialist lawyer in relation to your specific circumstances. Further, you should seek additional legal advice when dealing with parties based in other parts of the world or works originating from other parts of the world as the legal position may vary.

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