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Intellectual property

  1. 1. 4.1-Intellectual Property<br />is generally characterized as non-physical property that is the product of original thought.<br />
  2. 2. The following are considered to be intellectual property.<br /><ul><li>musical, literary and artistic works
  3. 3. discoveries and inventions
  4. 4. words, phrases, symbols, and designs</li></ul>Yes, WORDS are considered to be intellectual property. And if you use those words without giving the author credit, then you are PLAGIARIZING.<br />
  5. 5. However, some things are considered to be common knowledge.<br /> COMMON KNOWLEDGE-is simply things that are commonly known; things that can be found in a general reference source (like an encyclopedia)<br /> Examples ofcommon knowledge include:<br />folklore, common sense observations, myths, urban legends, and historical events <br />
  6. 6. It is most likely considered common knowledge if:<br />you can find the same information undocumentedin at least five credible sources<br />you can find the information from a general reference source (such as an encyclopedia)<br />
  7. 7. Examples of common knowledge vs. intellectual property<br />The first example is common knowledge; this information can be found undocumented in at least five different credible sources. This information can also found in general reference sources.<br /> <br />The second example would be considered intellect property. This information cannot be found undocumented in at least five credible sources. This information cannot be found in general reference sources Note: this quote was taken from the following source:http://www.irishcentral.com/news/President-John-F-Kennedy-predicted-his-own-assassination-123115643.html)<br />
  8. 8. Now, it’s time to practice!!<br />State whether the following is an example of intellectual property or common knowledge.<br />There are many types of applications that customers can download for their iPods.<br />A study done by Kevin Brown showed that students who used iPods for educational research received better grades.<br />Raleigh is the Capital of North Carolina.<br />Find an example of intellectual property, and post it to the class discussion board.<br />Also, post an example of common knowledge to the discussion board. <br />
  9. 9. Answers<br />common knowledge<br />intellectual property<br />common knowledge<br />Answer will vary.<br />If you missed any these, please go back and review section 4.1.<br />

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