Virtual Property and the Overextension of Copyright Licensing Online, in Intellectual Property and Information Wealth: Issues and Practices in the Digital Age (Peter K. Yu ed., 2007)

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Virtual Property and the Overextension of Copyright Licensing Online, in Intellectual Property and Information Wealth: Issues and Practices in the Digital Age (Peter K. Yu ed., 2007)

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Until recently, issues of intellectual property were relegated to the experts―attorneys, legal scholars, rightsholders, and technology developers who wrangled over interpretations and enforcement of copyright, patent, and trademark protections. But in today's knowledge-based economy, intellectual property protection has taken on fundamentally new proportions, as a subject of urgency for businesses (whose survival depends on protection of their intangible assets) and as a subject of cultural importance that grabs front-page headlines (as the controversy over Napster and high-profile revelations of plagiarism, for example, have illustrated). This landmark set of essays brings new clarity to the issues, as societies around the world grapple with the intricacies and complexities of intellectual property, and its impact on business, law, policy, and culture. Featuring insights from leading scholars and practitioners, Intellectual Property and Information Wealth provides rigorous analysis, historical context, and emerging practical applications from the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

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9780275988821

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2007

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Praeger

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Computer Law | Intellectual Property Law | Law | Property Law and Real Estate

Virtual Property and the Overextension of Copyright Licensing Online, in Intellectual Property and Information Wealth: Issues and Practices in the Digital Age (Peter K. Yu ed., 2007)

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