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2009

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Intellectual property

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The Ethical Visions Of Copyright Law, James Grimmelmann Jan 2009

The Ethical Visions Of Copyright Law, James Grimmelmann

Faculty Scholarship

This symposium essay explores the imagined ethics of copyright: the ethical stories that people tell to justify, make sense of, and challenge copyright law. Such ethical visions are everywhere in intellectual property discourse, and legal scholarship ought to pay more attention to them. The essay focuses on a deontic vision of reciprocity in the author-audience relationship, a set of linked claims that authors and audiences ought to respect each other and express this respect through voluntary transactions.

Versions of this default ethical vision animate groups as seemingly antagonistic as the music industry, file sharers, free software advocates, and Creative Commons ...


The New Private Ordering Of Intellectual Property, Lawrence M. Sung Jan 2009

The New Private Ordering Of Intellectual Property, Lawrence M. Sung

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.


Patents Are Property: A Fundamental But Important Concept, Andrew Beckerman-Rodau Jan 2009

Patents Are Property: A Fundamental But Important Concept, Andrew Beckerman-Rodau

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.


In The Wake Of Reinvigorated U.S. Supreme Court Activity In Patent Appeals, Lawrence M. Sung Jan 2009

In The Wake Of Reinvigorated U.S. Supreme Court Activity In Patent Appeals, Lawrence M. Sung

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.


Medimmune V. Genentec, Kelly Casey Mullally, Gregory Castanias, Franklin E. Gibbs Jan 2009

Medimmune V. Genentec, Kelly Casey Mullally, Gregory Castanias, Franklin E. Gibbs

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.


Ebay V. Mercexchange And Quanta Computer V. Lg Electronics, Andrew Beckerman-Rodau, F. Scott Kieff, Lawrence M. Sung, Thomas Woolston Jan 2009

Ebay V. Mercexchange And Quanta Computer V. Lg Electronics, Andrew Beckerman-Rodau, F. Scott Kieff, Lawrence M. Sung, Thomas Woolston

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.