Owning what doesn't exist

Carter, Stephen L.
January 1990
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Winter90, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p99
Academic Journal
Discusses several aspects relating to intellectual property. Involvement of rights in intangible things; Intellectual property rules; Moral right doctrine; Libertarian, utilitarian and natural rights basis for property law; Utilitarian arguments for patents and copyrights; Trademark law.


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