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COM ARTS 200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Richard Stallman, Digerati, The Free Software Definition


Department
Communication Arts
Course Code
COM ARTS 200
Professor
K C Barry Councilor
Lecture
10

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Com Art 200
Lecture 10
2/22/18
Copyright and intellectual property
Intellectual property: work or invention that is a product of creativity to which one has rights.
- Patent, copyright, trademark
o Patent: temporary monopoly an inventor can apply for. Must be tangible and
useful. Nonobvious device of process
Encourage invention
o Trade secrets
Cover things that are only valuable if they remain secret
Coca cola recipe
List of client
Coke
Can last forever. Not time limit
o Trademark: protect a specific signifier (logo design, color scheme, smell, sound,
etc.)
Incentive for companies to offer consistent product
- Copyright- intended to protect literary, artistic, musical, and computer generated works
for a limited period of time. A bundle of privileges:
o Can make / authorize copies
o Can create derivative works
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