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According to The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO),
"Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce.
IP is divided into two categories:
From Mount Holyoke's Proper Use of Sources Site:
You plagiarize when you take another author's ideas or words, and use them in such a way that it appears that the ideas or words are your own. There are two kinds of plagiarism:
The following chart, taken from Purdue University, represents plagiarism as a spectrum.
It does not matter whether you intend to plagiarize; if you use someone else's words or ideas without making it perfectly clear that you're doing so, you have committed a serious breach of the Mount Holyoke honor code.
Mount Holyoke's Honor Code:
I will honor myself, my fellow students, and Mount Holyoke College by acting responsibly, honestly, and respectfully in both my words and deeds.