Kapolei is an unincorporated community in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States on the island of Oahu. Popularly called the Second City of Kapolei, it is not a legal municipal corporation and thus not properly a city. Kapolei sits on what once was agricultural land used for sugarcane. The community takes its name from a volcanic cone, Puʻu o Kapolei. In the Hawaiian language, puʻu means hill and Kapo lei means beloved Kapo. According to legend, Kapo was sister to Pele. Kapolei is being developed as an urban center of the island of Oahu, second to Honolulu. It is situated on land that was once used for agriculture — the pineapple and sugarcane industries. Much of the land is part of the estate of industrialist James Campbell. The major developer of Kapolei is Kapolei Property Development, a subsidiary of James Campbell Company. Kapolei Hale is the civic center built by the City and County of Honolulu and includes an office of the Mayor of Honolulu and offices of various other government agencies.

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What is intellectual property law?

Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and designs. Common types of intellectual property include copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets. Intellectual property law involves advising and assisting individuals and businesses on the development, use, and protection of intellectual property -- which includes ideas, artistic creations, engineering processes, scientific inventions, and more.

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A patent is a document issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) that grants a monopoly for a limited...

Some types of inventions will not qualify for a patent, no matter how interesting or important they are. For example...

In the context of a patent application, an invention is considered novel when it is different from all...

Once a patent is issued, it is up to the owner to enforce it. If friendly negotiations fail, enforcement involves...

Patent protection usually ends when the patent expires.

For all utility patents filed before June 8, 1995,...

Typically, inventor-employees who invent in the course of their employment are bound by employment agreements that...

On its own, a patent has no value. A patent becomes valuable only when a patent owner takes action to profit from...

Copyright protects works such as poetry, movies, video games, videos, DVDs, plays, paintings, sheet music, recorded...

For works published after 1977, the copyright lasts for the life of the author plus 70 years. However, if the work...

The term "trademark" is commonly used to describe many different types of devices that label, identify, and...