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Against Intellectual Property

Against Intellectual Property

Would a libertarian society recognize patents as legitimate? What about copyright? 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.

Publication Information Mises Institute, 2008
Updated 3/14/2011