Why “Intellectual Property” is a Misnomer

Why “Intellectual Property” is a Misnomer

In this paper we scrutinize the moral case for copyright and patent laws and find it wanting. “Intellectual property” is a misleading description of those laws in their current form; it suggests a deep continuity between them and the larger system of private property in physical objects that simply does not exist.

Daniel Takash and Brink Lindsey

Niskanen Center

September 10, 2019

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