The legal limits governing the use and control of economic resources by individuals and corporations.
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How to use property rights in a sentence
Like all the Founders, Adams wanted property rights protected and he wanted everyone to be a property holder.A Founding Father Profit Sharing Fix for Inequality | Joseph Blasi | July 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yet, I see this new disregard for such property rights as sinister in every way.Van Dyke Parks on How Songwriters Are Getting Screwed in the Digital Age | Van Dyke Parks | June 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Gone, too, are the heretofore immutable protections of intellectual property rights.Van Dyke Parks on How Songwriters Are Getting Screwed in the Digital Age | Van Dyke Parks | June 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Some said that they could not answer questions because intellectual property rights were involved.Passenger Flights Must Stop Carrying Lithium-Ion Batteries as Cargo | Clive Irving | May 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They also turned out to be very useful to steal, since the original owner had no way to prove their property rights.
This law puts man and woman in the same position, as far as property-rights and their remedies are concerned.The College, the Market, and the Court | Caroline H. Dall
Second, there are property rights, of which every marriage is a tangle, and the settlement of which the law should always oversee.The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society | Upton Sinclair
In particular, the administration of the ports shall not prejudice any property rights of the French or Baden railroads.
This reckless disregard of property rights was of course the direct result of the child's environment, but must be corrected.Mary Louise in the Country | L. Frank Baum (AKA Edith Van Dyne)
Last week this State Legislature passed a law giving wives equal property rights, and to mothers equal baby rights with fathers.Susan B. Anthony | Alma Lutz