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Harassment and the “MeToo” Movement

The “MeToo” movement is an on-going, large-scale activism movement against sexual harassment. It gained widespread attention in 2017 through public allegations of various degrees of harassment in the workplace against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. More victims come forward soon afterwards with their own experiences in a variety of professions.

Understanding patent applications

Intellectual property rights are a way for people to protect their ownership rights regarding the long-term benefits on something they have created - whether it be art, designs, a name or a product. Specifically, patent rights protect the creator of an invention. The invention can be a product or a process, and patent laws allow the creator legal protection from any duplication for a certain amount of time.

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