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Intellectual Property: Attribution and Copyright

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Lorena O'English
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Washington State University

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Intellectual Property Overview: Attribution and Permission

Intellectual Property Examples



  • Appropriate Attribution of Work Created by Others                                     



  • Permission and attribution of Work Owned by Others ("Rights-holders," who are not necessarily the creators


Sometimes you can have plagiarism and copyright infringement in the same situation

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