Category Archives: Intellectual Property Rights

Copyrights versus rights to access information

Digital or not, the timeless dilemma of intellectual property rights comes from conflicts of different perspectives. From artists’ perspective, protect their rights and make a living to make their arts sustainable. From consumer’s perspective, they want to be able to … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property Rights: What’s All The Fuss About?

Intellectual property rights in the digital information and technology age are convoluted at best, but first let’s try to understand exactly what intellectual property entails.  The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) defines intellectual property as “creations of the mind, such … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property Rights: A Changing Field

Intellectual property rights affect everyone – from large commercial enterprises to average citizens. They directly impact the prices that we pay for consumer goods, the availability and variety of said goods, and the ways that we interact with these goods. … Continue reading

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