New PDF release: A Philosophy of Intellectual Property (Applied Legal

By Peter Drahos

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ISBN-13: 9781855212404

Are highbrow estate rights like different estate rights? an increasing number of of the world’s wisdom and data is below the keep watch over of highbrow homeowners. What are the excuses for this? What are the consequences for energy and for justice of permitting this estate shape to diversity throughout social existence? do we glance to conventional estate idea to provide the solutions or can we desire a new method? highbrow estate rights relate to summary items - gadgets like algorithms and DNA sequences. the implications of making estate rights in such items are a long way achieving. A Philosophy of highbrow estate argues that mendacity on the middle of highbrow estate are duty-bearing privileges. we must always undertake an instrumentalist method of highbrow estate and reject a proprietarian procedure - an method which emphasizes the relationship among labour and estate rights. The research attracts at the background of highbrow estate, criminal fabrics, the paintings of Grotius, Pufendorf, Locke, Marx and Hegel, in addition to financial, sociological and criminal conception. The ebook is designed to be available to experts in a few fields in addition to scholars. it's going to curiosity philosophers, political scientists, economists, felony students in addition to these execs occupied with coverage matters raised by way of glossy applied sciences and the data society.

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There was no legal or customary equivalent to intellectual property in Imperial China. P. Alford, 'Don't Stop Thinking A b o u t . . Yesterday: Why There was No Indigenous Counterpart to Intellectual Property Law in Imperial China', 7 Journal of Chinese Lam, 3 (1993). H. Lowie, Primitive Society (New York, 1920), 235-243. 9 See A. , London, 1951) volume 1, 65-66. 10 The most obvious example of this globalization is the Agreement on TradeRelated Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights contained in Annex 1C of the Final Act Embodying the Results of the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations, Marrakesh, 15 April 1994.

This is perhaps a reference to Locke's discussion of property which does mention acorns. (See, J. Locke, Two Treatises of Government (P. ) In any case Willes chooses to sidestep an explicit discussion of the natural law tradition by claiming that this discussion related only to physical objects. Mansfield j draws on natural principles and moral justice to justify his conclusion. He makes no explicit reference to Grotius, Pufendorf or Locke. , 229. , at 221. ' 66 Grotius is somewhat ambiguous on the question of the nature of the original community.

See P. G. E. C. Thomas (London, 1983), 164,169. W. Buckland, The Main Institutions of Roman Private Law (Cambridge at the University Press, 1931), 91. Buckland observes that the words were rarely used outside juristic work. 16 Modern Roman law texts do not address the question since they are concerned with the law rather than its philosophical origins. 17 John Austin is confident that the distinction is borrowed from the Stoics and Epicureans. See, J. , London, 1885), Lecture XIII. Austin is not alone in his belief.

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