Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.
Facilities which provide information concerning poisons and treatment of poisoning in emergencies.
Organized groups of users of goods and services.
Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.
Property, such as patents, trademarks, and copyright, that results from creative effort. The Patent and Copyright Clause (Art. 1, Sec. 8, cl. 8) of the United States Constitution provides for promoting the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries. (From Black's Law Dictionary, 5th ed, p1014)