Intangible Personal Property Law and Legal Definition

According to 41 CFR 102-36.40 [Title 41 Public Contracts and Property Management; Subtitle C Federal Property Management Regulations System; Chapter 102 Federal Management Regulation System; Subchapter B Personal Property; Part 102-36 Disposition of Excess Personal Property; Subpart A General Provisions] intangible personal property means personal property in which the existence and value of the property is generally represented by a descriptive document rather than the property itself. Some examples are patents, patent rights, processes, techniques, inventions, copyrights, negotiable instruments, money orders, bonds, and shares of stock.