2 comments on “Intellectual Property: Copyrights, Trademarks, and Patents
  1. Legal protections for intellectual property have a rich history that stretches back to ancient Greece and before. As different legal systems matured in protecting intellectual works, there was a refinement of what was being protected within different areas. Over the same period several strands of moral justification for intellectual property .Just like other kinds of property, intellectual property needs to be protected from unauthorized use.

    • Sarah says:

      Great points! I wonder what was more confusing: the loose not-quite-defined intellectual property of ancient Greece, or today’s highly litigious environment where everyone is filing everything they can…? Interesting thoughts!

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