proprietary rights

proprietary rights proprietary rights right

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proprietary rights UK US noun [plural] LAW
PROPERTY RIGHTS(Cf. ↑property rights): »

The company relies on patent and copyright laws to protect its proprietary rights.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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