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intellectual property

The Chinese are stealing our intellectual property.
  intangible (non-touchable) property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights)
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  • The Chinese are stealing our intellectual property.
  • Arguably, the single most important economic decision our lawmakers and courts will face in the next twenty-five years is to clarify the rules of intellectual property.
    Alan Greenspan  --  The Age of Turbulence (2007)
  • Then, as the Wise Men assessed any problems they might pose for the protection of intellectual property, they were placed in hallways, work areas, even laboratories.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • "Dean Wormer" (as Jai dubbed him in homage to the film Animal House) was concerned that Disney would suck all this "intellectual property" out of my head that rightfully belonged to the university.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture

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  • India had delegated an intelligence officer to look for pirated goods because it knew that the United States cares about intellectual property.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Those meetings are full of sensitive intellectual property.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
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Associated words [difficulty]:   intellectual property [9] , break-even point [9]
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