V. Fedorenko; O. Holikova
The article is devoted to the study of the essence and content of the category «literary work of a scientific nature» as an object of copyright and forensic examination on intellectual property issues. It is determined that a literary work of a scientific nature or a scientific work is a new and original result of a deliberate professional intellectual activity of a scientist (scientists), which is a consequence of the study of the laws of the development of nature, man, society and the state, embodied in ideas, concepts, theories, doctrines, the doctrines and received their material attachment in monographs, dissertations, reports of research papers, scientific articles and other types of scientific works.
It is noted that an important feature of scientific works, as objects of intellectual property, is their diversity. This leads to the need for their classification, which involves a deliberate intellectual-volitional process of identifying and identifying the types (classes) of scientific works according to the defined criteria (essence, content, entities of creation, form of existence, volume, etc.). Based on certain criteria, types of scientific works of a literary nature are distinguished and characterized, and their features are revealed.