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Intellectual property


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Intellectual property

  1. 1. 4.1- Intellectual Property is generally characterized as non-physical property that is the product of original thought.
  2. 2. The following are considered to be intellectual property. <ul><li>musical, literary and artistic works </li></ul><ul><li>discoveries and inventions </li></ul><ul><li>words , phrases , symbols, and designs </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, WORDS are considered to be intellectual property. And if you use those words without giving the author credit, then you are PLAGIARIZING. </li></ul>
  3. 3. However, some things are considered to be common knowledge . <ul><li>COMMON KNOWLEDGE -is simply things that are commonly known; things that can be found in a general reference source (like an encyclopedia) </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of common knowledge include: </li></ul><ul><li>folklore, common sense observations, myths, urban legends, and historical events </li></ul>
  4. 4. It is most likely considered common knowledge if: <ul><li>you can find the same information undocumented in at least five credible sources </li></ul><ul><li>you can find the information from a general reference source (such as an encyclopedia) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Examples of common knowledge vs. intellectual property The first example is common knowledge ; this information can be found undocumented in at least five different credible sources. This information can also found in general reference sources.   The second example would be considered intellect property . This information cannot be found undocumented in at least five credible sources. This information cannot be found in general reference sources Note: this quote was taken from the following source: ) Common Knowledge Intellectual Property 1. John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963.     2. President John F Kennedy’s secret interviews with his wife claim he warned his assassination would safeguard his legacy around a year before his death.
  6. 6. References <ul><li>&quot;Intellectual Property.&quot; Wikipedia . Wikipeida, n.d. Web. 21 Jun 2011. < (>.   </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Intellectual Property.&quot; Stanford Encylopedia of Philosophy . Stanford University, 08 03 2011. Web. 21 Jun 2011. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Is it Plagiarism Yet.&quot; Purdue Online Writing Lab . Purdue University, n.d. Web. 21 Jun 2011. </li></ul>