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Against intellectual monopoly

by Michele Boldrin

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intellectual property -- Economic aspects,
  • Competition,
  • Monopolies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichele Boldrin, David K. Levine.
    ContributionsLevine, David K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK1401 .B65 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18017946M
    ISBN 109780521879286
    LC Control Number2007053007

    The points made against intellectual property are very strong. The Author is very persuasive, and even after reading the book I agree one hundred percent with the author, but if I was to patent a lucrative project I believe I would want a monopoly. Only government can put an end to intellectual monopoly, and leave everyone with an open playing /5(20).   Against Intellectual Monopoly by Michele Boldrin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

    So-called intellectual property is in fact an 'intellectual monopoly' that hinders rather than helps the competitive free market regime that has delivered wealth and innovation to our doorsteps. This book has broad coverage of both copyrights and patents and is designed for a general audience, focusing on simple examples. monopoly profits are barely enough; for its enemies currently monopoly profits are too high. In fact, one is tempted to say, for many “enemies” of intellectual property, profits are always too high as long as they are positive. In our recent book Against Intellectual Monopoly we reach conclusions that are .

    In recent years our government has repeatedly moved in the direction of a stricter observance of patent rights and copyright. In other words, in the opinion the authors of the book Against Intellectual Monopoly, in the incorrect direction.   Against Intellectual Monopoly So-called intellectual property is in fact an ‘ intellectual monopoly’ that hinders rather than Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine. Cambridge Core – Industrial Economics – Against Intellectual Monopoly – by Michele Michele Boldrin, University of Minnesota, David K. Levine, University of.


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The points made against intellectual property are very strong. The Author is very persuasive, and even after reading the book I agree one hundred percent with the author, but if I was to patent a lucrative project I believe I would want a monopoly.

Only government can put an end to intellectual monopoly, and leave everyone with an open playing Cited by: Against Intellectual Monopoly contains some absolute gems of insight and analysis, Against intellectual monopoly book altogether makes some very persuasive arguments against copyright and patent protections.

The problem is that these gems are buried randomly among its plus pages. The book 4/4(30). In fact intellectual property is not like ordinary property at all, but constitutes a government grant of a costly and dangerous private monopoly over ideas. We show through theory and example that intellectual monopoly is not neccesary for innovation and as a practical matter is damaging to growth, prosperity and liberty.

Chapter 1: Introduction. I recommend this book as a companion piece to Stephan Kinsella's Against Intellectual Property, because while that book lays out the case against IP from a theoretical, a priori perspective, Against Intellectual Monopoly attacks the subject from an empirical, a posteriori angle.

Against intellectual monopoly book allows anyone interested in the question of whether IP is /5. In fact intellectual property is a government grant of a costly and dangerous private monopoly over ideas.

We show through theory and example that intellectual monopoly is not necessary for innovation and as a practical matter is damaging to growth, prosperity and liberty. Credits (pdf) Chapter 1: Introduction (pdf). Rarely does a book come along that prompts a wholesale revision in the way we perceive laws and legislation, social progress, and the very foundations of development economics.

This is one such book, and it is destined to be a classic in the economics literature. This is the book that frames it all up and shows the way forward/10(12).

‘This is an important and needed book. The case made by Boldrin and Levine against giving excessive monopoly rights to intellectual property is a convincing one. Monopoly in intellectual property impedes the development of useful knowledge. I think they make the case that Cited by: Against Intellectual Monopoly.

This book has broad coverage of both copyrights and patents and is designed for a general audience, focusing on simple examples. I defend our current. Jeffrey Tucker interviews Michele Boldrin, co-author (with David K. Levine) of the book Against Intellectual Monopoly. “This is an important and needed book.

The case made by Boldrin and Levine against giving excessive monopoly rights to intellectual property is a convincing one. Monopoly in intellectual property impedes the development of useful knowledge.

I think they make the case that Price: $ Get this from a library. Against intellectual monopoly. [Michele Boldrin; David K Levine] -- "Intellectual property"--Patents and copyrights - have become controversial. We witness teenagers being sued for "pirating" music - and we observe AIDS patients in Africa dying due to lack of ability.

So-called intellectual property is in fact an 'intellectual monopoly' that hinders rather than helps the competitive free market regime that has delivered wealth and innovation to our doorsteps. This book has broad coverage of both copyrights and patents and is designed for a general audience, focusing on simple examples/5(4).

In Against Intellectual Property, Stephan Kinsella, a patent attorney of many years’ experience, offers his response to these questions. Kinsella is altogether opposed to intellectual property, and he explains his position in this brief but wide-ranging book.

Against Intellectual Monopoly eBook: Boldrin, Michele, Levine, David K.: : Kindle Store/5(19). This book has broad coverage of both copyrights and patents and is designed for a general audience, focusing on simple examples.

The authors conclude that the only sensible policy to follow is to eliminate the patents and copyright systems as they currently exist. Against Intellectual Monopoly contains some absolute gems of insight and analysis, and altogether makes some very persuasive arguments against copyright and patent protections.

The problem is that these gems are buried randomly among its plus pages. The book reads more like the world's longest abstract/5(19). Against Intellectual Monopoly - by Michele Boldrin July Then, we documented the many social evils that the presence of intellectual monopoly, in the form of either patents or copyrights, brings about.

In Chapter 6, we introduced a theoretical framework capable of explaining the very same existence of innovative competitive industries.

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IP History. IP Hypocrites. IP in the News. IP Law. IP Outrages. IP versus Research. Is IP Property. John Bennet. Leftism and IP. Libertarian Perspectives. Against Intellectual Monopoly is a book written by Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine. The text details the utilitarian case against intellectual property, arguing that neither copyright nor patent are part of the free market order, but rather they are the product of positive law, a modern invention of the state, and one that is the enemy.

Against Intellectual Monopoly As some reader may know, Michele Boldrin and I have been working on a book about intellectual property, titled "Against Intellectual Monopoly." There we make the case that without the artificial protection of patent and copyright competition functions best, and that patent and copyright do little or nothing to.

READ book Virtual Monopoly: Building an Intellectual Property Strategy for Creative Advantage--From.Michele Boldrin is the author of Against Intellectual Monopoly ( avg rating, ratings, 26 reviews, published ), Human Capital, Trade, and Publ /5(27). Against Intellectual Monopoly is a relentless, pounding, take no prisoners attack on patent and copyright law.

It joins Lessig’s Free Culture and Heller’s The Gridlock Economy as an instant classic and a must-read on these issues. Many people argue that the patent system has gone wrong in recent years, Boldrin and Levine argue that the patent system was rotten from the start.