"Harvesting the Uncollected Fruits of Other People's Intellectual Labour"
by Timmermann, Cristian (2017)
Intellectual property regimes necessarily create artificial scarcity leading to wastage, both by blocking follow-up research and hindering access to those who are only able to pay less then the actual retail price. After revising the traditional arguments to hinder access to …
KeywordsIntellectual Labour, Patents, Wastage, Public Domain, Intellectual Property, Innovation, Natural Rights, Locke, Free-Riding
ThemesPolitical Theory, Intellectual vs Manual Work
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