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Stephan Kinsella

Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketSpeeches and Presentations

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

Stephan Kinsella is an attorney in Houston, director of the Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom, and editor of Libertarian Papers.

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IP and Property Rights

Legal SystemPrivate Property

From the audio version of Against Intellectual Property . Narrated by Jock Coats.
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Reducing the Cost of IP Law

Legal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

01/20/2010Mises Daily Articles
Most people favor patent and copyright law because they believe that it generates net wealth — that the value of the innovation stimulated by IP law is significantly greater than the costs of these laws.
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Fifteen Minutes that Changed Libertarian Publishing

Media and CultureAustrian Economics Overview

01/12/2010Mises Daily Articles
Our board consists of world-class scholars working in the libertarian tradition — a veritable who's who of Austrolibertarianism.
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Intellectual Property and Libertarianism

Free MarketsLegal SystemMedia and CulturePrivate Property

11/17/2009Mises Daily Articles
For libertarians who reject the legitimacy of the state, [29] or legislated law, [30] this is yet another defect of IP, and a conclusive one.
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Radical Patent Reform Is Not on the Way

Legal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

10/01/2009Mises Daily Articles
"Calls for abolition of the patent system — especially those coming from a principled, rights-based approach — are very unlikely to be adopted at the present time."
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