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Business Use of Intellectual Property Protection Documented in NSF Survey

@inproceedings{Jankowski2012BusinessUO,
  title={Business Use of Intellectual Property Protection Documented in NSF Survey},
  author={John E. Jankowski},
  year={2012}
}
I today’s global economy, much of a business’s competitive advantage lies in the ability to protect and exploit exclusive rights over investments in intellectual property (IP)—that is, creative outcomes lacking physical substance but providing long-term benefits to the company. Hence, IP protection is a persistent and recurrent concern of businesses.2 Under IP law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as discoveries and inventions; musical… 

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