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Intellectual property
adjective Referring to that which is new and/or original—i.e., the invention must never have been made in public in any way, anywhere, before the date on which the application for a patent is filed.

Vox populi
noun Fictional prose of book length, the storyline of which has some degree of realism.
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Waterslain Angels is a literary novel for thoughtful female readers in junior secondary.
Visitors will be able to discover the author's creative process from Skellig, his first young adult literary novel published in 1998, through to Jackdaw Summer, published in 2008.
That stuff noted, the movie's adapters, "Dangerous Liaisons" screenwriter Christopher Hampton and "Pride & Prejudice" director Joe Wright, deserve high praise for not turning a fine literary novel into a soupy, picturesque wartime romance, the fate that more or less befell Michael Ondaatje's "The English Patient.
Winegardner's true genius is that The Godfather's Revenge is a literary novel masquerading as a thriller.
With all the press on immigration this year, it's refreshing to come across a literary novel about the border told from an immigrant's perspective.
Translated from the Italian by John Casey, this is a powerful, literary novel.
The mentors for the program are: Desmond Egan, an internationally acclaimed Irish poet, who has published 18 collections of poetry; Ann Enright, considered to be a fresh new voice in both fiction and nonfiction and a winner of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature; and Mary O'Donnell, who has published four collections of poetry and a best-selling literary novel, The Light-Makers.
And a New York book agent recently accepted her first literary novel, "Leaving Dark Rooms," set against the backdrop of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.
They are unable to offer the same meaningful exploration of man and woman in society that the literary novel provides.
I realised that the difference between them and the so-called literary novel was not just that they were nominally about crime.
At the launch, Franzen said after the interest in The Corrections shown by HBO he was optimistic about the future of the literary novel.
A black woman daring to bring to the big screen a literary novel by a black woman is still rare enough to count as history.