Intellectual property (IP) law encompasses a wide area of legal practices including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and unfair competition, among other areas. IP law protects ingenuity, intellect, creativity, and the fruits of labor (and sometimes the labor itself) under state, federal, and international statutes, treaties, and case law. IP rights are constitutionally protected in Article I, Section 8, Clause 8 of the United States Constitution, which states:
The Congress shall have power… To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries….
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