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== Definition ==
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The term '''proprietary''' indicates that a party, or '''proprietor''', exercises private ownership, control or use over an item of property, usually to the exclusion of other parties.
 
The term '''proprietary''' indicates that a party, or '''proprietor''', exercises private ownership, control or use over an item of property, usually to the exclusion of other parties.
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== Overview ==
   
 
A party may have interests which are similar to proprietary interests in relation to certain types of [[information]] (e.g., for a [[literary work]], or for [[computer software]]), which is the subject of certain laws, including [[copyright]], [[patent]]s or [[trademark]]s.
 
A party may have interests which are similar to proprietary interests in relation to certain types of [[information]] (e.g., for a [[literary work]], or for [[computer software]]), which is the subject of certain laws, including [[copyright]], [[patent]]s or [[trademark]]s.
   
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
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* [[Exclusive rights]]
 
* [[Exclusive rights]]
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* [[Proprietary content]]
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* [[Proprietary information]]
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* [[Proprietary protocol]]
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* [[Proprietary software model]]
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* [[Proprietary standard]]
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* [[Proprietary viewer]]
   
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[[Category:Intellectual property]]
 
 
   
 
{{Wikipedia|Proprietary}}
 
{{Wikipedia|Proprietary}}
 
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Latest revision as of 07:08, 10 January 2012

Definition[]

The term proprietary indicates that a party, or proprietor, exercises private ownership, control or use over an item of property, usually to the exclusion of other parties.

Overview[]

A party may have interests which are similar to proprietary interests in relation to certain types of information (e.g., for a literary work, or for computer software), which is the subject of certain laws, including copyright, patents or trademarks.

See also[]

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