A Defense of Intellectual Property Rights

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Law - 218 pages
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The book is well provided with detailed references/bibliography for those who want to pursue the matter. . . The authors have effected a very thorough analysis of the moral issues and the book is strongly recommended for that reason. . . Brian Spear, Worl
 

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Contents

intellectual property on the line
1
2 An intellectual and political history of intellectual property rights
15
a critical overview
50
4 Protesting intellectual property rights
114
5 Foundations of intellectual property rights
149
6 Defending intellectual property rights
177
7 Epilogue
205
Table of cases
211
Index
215
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RICHARD A. SPINELLO is Associate Research Professor at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Prior to joining the faculty of Boston College, he worked as a programmer, consultant, and marketing manager in the software industry. He has written and edited four books on computer-related ethics as well as numerous articles and scholarly papers on ethics and management.

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