Concise definitions of legal terms used on the Digital Media Law Project site. (The glossary is currently a work-in-progress. Please use our contact form to suggest additional terms for this glossary.)

Immunity search for term

Generally refers to freedom from a legal obligation to perform actions or to suffer legal penalties.

Injunction search for term

A court order requiring a person or entity to do or cease doing a specific action.

Intellectual property search for term

A broad class of property, that generally includes four different kinds of rights: patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secrets.

See also: Copyright, Patent, Trade secret, Trademark Synonyms: For more information see the Intellectual Property section of the legal guide.
Interlocutory search for term

Legal term that refers to a judicial order or decree that is issued prior to the termination of a cause of action. An interlocutory order is not considered final and is typically not subject to immediate appeal, except in a certain limited situations.

Intrusion search for term

Intrusion upon seclusion is a type of legal claim that protects people from intentional intrusions, physical or otherwise, upon their solitude or seclusion.

Synonyms: For more information see the Elements of an Intrusion Claim section of the legal guide.
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