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intellectual property
a work or invention that is the result of creativity (such as a book, song or movie, for example), to which one has rights and for which one may apply for a patent, copyright, trademark, etc
sole
belonging or restricted to one person or group of people
rights
a moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
abilities
possession of the means or skill to do something
derive
obtain something from something else
credit
public acknowledgement or praise given or received when a person's responsibility for an action or idea becomes apparent
monetary
having to do with money
intention
what is intended by an action; a goal in doing something
climate
the prevailing trend of public opinion or of another aspect of life; the situation
culture
the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society
interact
act in such a way as to have an effect on each other; to work together
synthesize
combine (a number of things) into a coherent new whole
participate
to actively engage in an activity; be involved; take part
social
relating to society or its organization; involving interaction between people
exchange
an act of giving one thing and receiving another thing in return
inclusive
not excluding any section of society or any person or group from something
artistic
aesthetically pleasing
expository
intended to explain or describe something
drive
internal urge to attain a goal or satisfy a need
commons
resources belonging to or affecting the whole of a community
to make something available
to put something in a place where other people can access it
to withhold something
to keep something for one's self and not allow others to access it
rip
copy something digital
remix
to mix several things together in a new way
feed
to add something to a system that already exists
cultural landscape
the cultural situation including all of its many different elements
interactive
something that requires interaction
range
a set of different things of the same general type
economy
monitored exchange of things
diversity
a range of different things
proliferate
increase rapidly in number; multiply
volume
an amount or quantity of something
glut
an excessively abundant supply of something
assess
evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of something
generate
produce or create
maintain
to keep something in good condition by checking or repairing it regularly
roles
the function assumed or part played by a person or thing in a particular situation
standardized
to cause something to conform to a standard
academic
relating to an educational or scholarly institution or environment
mainstream
the ideas, attitudes, or activities that are shared by most people and regarded as normal or conventional
pragmatic
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations
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