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Dyson lose patent case


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Question 1

Define the terms:

  • Patent
  • Copyright.

Question 2

Explain why patents and copyrights are particularly important to technology companies like Toyota and Dyson.

Question 3

Discuss whether Toyota and/or Dyson should include intangible assets in their balance sheets.