Definitions[edit | edit source]
General[edit | edit source]
Sui generis is a Latin phrase describing a law that is “of its own kind or class."
Intellectual property[edit | edit source]
The term sui generis
|“||is used in intellectual property law to describe a regime designed to protect rights that fall outside the traditional copyright, trademark, patent, and trade secret doctrines.||”|
U.S. copyright law[edit | edit source]
Semiconductor Chip Protection Act of 1984[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Black's Law Dictionary (8th ed. 2004).
- Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, Glossary, at 16.
- Pub. L. No. 98-620.
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