The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Against Intellectual Property
Are there individual rights to one’s intellectual creations, such as inventions or written works? Should the legal system protect such rights? In this article, I summarize current US law on intellectual property rights. I then survey various libertarian views on IP rights, and present what I consider to be the proper view.
Volume 15, Number 2 (2001)
Cite This Article
Kinsella, Stephan. "Against Intellectual Property." Journal of Libertarian Studies 15, No. 2 (2001): 1–53.