Review of New frontiers in the philosophy of intellectual property (Annabelle Lever (ed), Cambridge University Press, 2012)

New Frontiers in the Philosophy of Intellectual Property, edited by Annabelle Lever, is an important and wide ranging collection, focusing primarily on the philosophy of patents and copyrights from a variety of philosophical perspectives, including moral and political philosophy, philosophy of law, and philosophy of economics. Most of the chapters in the book stem from a conference on the philosophy of intellectual property at the Institute of Philosophy in London in May 2009. One of the goals of the conference, at least for Lever, was to understand what, if anything, unites patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets, and what distinguishes them from other kinds of property … (more)

Justin Biddle, Journal of Responsible Innovation, DOI: 10.1080/23299460.2014.968438, published online: 24 Oct 2014.

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