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Copyrights

Programs that grant official property rights to authors or originators of certain literary or artistic productions which give them exclusive rights for a limited period of time to the duplication and sale of copyrighted materials.

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Patents

Programs that grant official property rights to inventors which give them the exclusive privilege of making, using and selling their invention for a term of years.

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Trademarks

Programs that grant official property rights to manufacturers, merchants or other trades people who have adopted distinctive marks, mottos, devices or emblems which uniquely identify their commodities and distinguish them from those manufactured or sold by others.

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