Intellectual property rights are the rights given to persons over the creations of their minds. They usually give the creator an exclusive right over the use of his/her creation for a certain period of time. (Source: WTO/TRIPS). This is also applicable to the traditional knowledge of indigneous peoples or the development of plant varieties of breeders. (Source: drafted)
Broader: property rightLEO Thesaurus
Follow up the links below to see InforMEA content related to intellectual property right coming up from several external sources.