Intellectual property law protects the kind of property that results from the efforts of using your mind and your thoughts, such as songs, inventions, literature, and advertising slogans. Since it is created out of your intellectual activity, it is called intellectual property.
There are generally four categories of intellectual property: copyright, trademark, patent, and trade secret:
If someone wrongfully uses your intellectual property, you can file a lawsuit and ask the court to stop them from using your property. Additionally, you may be able to recover any damages or losses you suffered, and may even be able to get some of the profits they made using your intellectual property.
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