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  1-10 of 18 Reviews about "Intellectual Property Rights (K.4.1...)": Date Reviewed
   Intellectual property and access to im/material goods
Dominicé A., Lai J., Edward Elgar Publishing, Incorporated, Northampton, MA, 2016. 360 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-784716-61-5)

Reciting once-famous cases, strange doctrines expose ongoing adventures of intellectual property (IP) rights. For example, Charles Dickens bequeathed one of his manuscripts to a female relative, and concurrently (1870) left all of the ...

Oct 18 2017
  Industrial espionage and technical surveillance counter measurers
Androulidakis I., Kioupakis F., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 126 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319286-65-5)

Industrial and economic espionage has now grown in sophistication and international dimension, adopting approaches previously reserved for “traditional” espionage driven by national security motivations. The goal is...

Dec 16 2016
  Patently contestable: electrical technologies and inventor identities on trial in Britain
Arapostathis S., Gooday G., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013. 310 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-262019-03-3), Reviews: (2 of 2)

Patently Contestable, a literary masterpiece of historical non-fiction, is a sincerely captivating tale of the telephone, wireless telegraph, and electric lamp in the late 19th and early 20th century UK. Subtly ignoring how pate...

May 30 2014
  Patently contestable: electrical technologies and inventor identities on trial in Britain
Arapostathis S., Gooday G., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013. 310 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-262019-03-3), Reviews: (1 of 2)

The UK patenting system is based on a concept of first inventor to file, similar to many other industrialized nations. The passage of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, signed into law on September 16, 2011, changed the US patent sys...

Apr 14 2014
  Intellectual property in consumer electronics, software and technology startups
Halt G., Donch J., Stiles A., Fesnak R., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2014. 282 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-461479-11-6)

A consequence of the inevitable intersection of technology and law is a wide and expanding field of legal practice involving the economic value of technologist creativity. The generic subject of this legal practice is known as intellec...

Feb 19 2014
  Locke, intellectual property rights, and the information commons
Tavani H. Ethics and Information Technology 7(2): 87-97, 2005.  Type: Article

John Locke (1632-1704) had a major influence on the founders of the US. Locke’s famous statement of the inherent right to own property was “life, liberty, and estate” (estate meaning property)....

May 14 2007
  CODE: collaborative ownership and the digital economy (Leonardo Books)
Ghosh R., The MIT Press, 2005. 384 pp.  Type: Book (9780262072601)

If you read this book, you will learn that we truly stand at a turning point. You will learn that ideas of ownership, copyright, patent, and intellectual property in developed nations do not sit easily with ideas of ownership in other ...

Nov 30 2006
  Protecting intellectual property rights through information policy
Raman K. Ubiquity 5(15): 1-1, 2004.  Type: Article

Ubiquity is a nice idea, a kind of open forum for new ideas, but a side effect of that openness is wide variation in the quality of the published submissions. This is a case where more editorial assistance was clearly called for...

Sep 22 2005
  The anarchist in the library: how the clash between freedom and control is hacking the real world and crashing the system
Vaidhyanathan S., Basic Books, Inc., New York, NY, 2004.  Type: Book (9780465089840)

Should the Internet and other technologies be completely free of control, an anarchy, or should they be subject to absolute controls dictated by an authority, an oligarchy? This describes the issues that Vaidhyanathan addresses in his ...

Feb 3 2005
  Open source licensing: software freedom and intellectual property law
Rosen L., Prentice Hall PTR, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2004.  Type: Book (9780131487871)

Readers might wonder why a book about open source resources is necessary. This book arises in the context of the GNU/Linux project, and “builds a framework within which the family of free and open source licenses can be under...

Nov 11 2004
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