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A Philosophy of Intellectual Property

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A Philosophy of Intellectual Property
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Publisher: ANU eText
ISBN-13: 9781925022957
Number of pages: 312

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The author argues that lying at the heart of intellectual property are duty-bearing privileges. We should adopt an instrumentalist approach to intellectual property and reject a proprietarian approach -- an approach which emphasises the connection between labour and property rights.

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