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Living Objectivism Episode 72: Intellectual Property Rights and You

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The Yaron Brook Show

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Living Objectivism Episode 72: Intellectual Property Rights and You with Adam Mossoff

Confused about the need for and justification for IP?  In this episode, Yaron Brook and Adam Mossoff address intellectual property rights, what it means to the individual, and government's role as protector.  They will delve into the validity of IP rights, the standard libertarian objections, can SIPO enforce property rights in China and more.

Adam Mossoff is Director of Academic Programs and a Senior Scholar at CPIP. He is a Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law, where he teaches and writes in the areas of patent law, trade secrets, property law, and internet law. He has published extensively on the theory and history of how patents, copyrights and other intellectual property rights are fundamental property rights, with his articles appearing in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Boston University Law Review, and other journals. More about Professor Mossoff and his work can be found at:

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