Flashcards - Property Law

Flashcards - Property Law
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fee simple absolute
In English law, a fee simple or fee simple absolute is an estate in land, a form of freehold ownership
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tangible item
Tangible property in law is, literally, anything which can be touched, and includes both real property and personal property , and stands in distinction to intangible property
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Real property
In English common law, real property, real estate, realty, or immovable property is any subset of land that has been legally defined and whose improvements come from human efforts
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Personal property
Personal property is generally considered property that is movable, as opposed to real property or real estate
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copyright
Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution
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patent infringement
Patent infringement is the commission of a prohibited act with respect to a patented invention without permission from the patent holder
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patent
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention
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injunction
An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order that compels a party to do or refrain from specific acts
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deed
A deed is any legal instrument in writing which passes, affirms or confirms an interest, right, or property and that is signed, attested, delivered, and in some jurisdictions, sealed
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deed
A deed is any legal instrument in writing which passes, affirms or confirms an interest, right, or property and that is signed, attested, delivered, and in some jurisdictions, sealed
injunction
An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order that compels a party to do or refrain from specific acts
patent
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention
patent infringement
Patent infringement is the commission of a prohibited act with respect to a patented invention without permission from the patent holder
copyright
Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution
Personal property
Personal property is generally considered property that is movable, as opposed to real property or real estate
Real property
In English common law, real property, real estate, realty, or immovable property is any subset of land that has been legally defined and whose improvements come from human efforts
tangible item
Tangible property in law is, literally, anything which can be touched, and includes both real property and personal property , and stands in distinction to intangible property
fee simple absolute
In English law, a fee simple or fee simple absolute is an estate in land, a form of freehold ownership
life estate
In common law and statutory law, a life estate is the ownership of land for the duration of a person's life
non-possessory interest
A nonpossessory interest in land is a term of the law of property to describe any of a category of rights held by one person to use land that is in the possession of another
voluntary property transfer
A gift, in the law of property, is the voluntary transfer of property from one person to another without full valuable consideration
power of eminent domain
Eminent domain , compulsory purchase , resumption , resumption/compulsory acquisition , or expropriation is the power of a state or a national government to take private property for public use
intellectual property laws
Intellectual property refers to creations of the intellect for which a monopoly is assigned to designated owners by law
unregistered trademark
An unregistered or common law trademark is an enforceable mark created by a business or individual to signify or distinguish a product or service
future interest
In property law and real estate, a future interest is a legal right to property ownership that does not include the right to present possession or enjoyment of the property
leasehold estate
A leasehold estate is an ownership of a temporary right to hold land or property in which a lessee or a tenant holds rights of real property by some form of title from a lessor or landlord
quitclaim deed
A quitclaim deed is a legal instrument which is used to transfer interest in real property
fair use
Fair use is a US legal doctrine that permits limited use of copyrighted material without acquiring permission from the rights holders

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