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  • 30 Aug 2022
    Mark Bartholomew

    What Is Art?

    What is art? That’s at the heart of a copyright dispute involving two artists who both did the same thing: tape a banana to a wall. A federal court in Florida waded into the issue in July. Beginning his opinion with the question, “Can a banana taped to a wall be art?,” a Miami judge […]

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  • 28 Aug 2019
    IP in 50 Objects
    Claudy Op den Kamp

    A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects

    A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects is available now. This episode is also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify.  

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  • 25 Aug 2008

    Technology and a Better World

    The Times Editorial Observer featured Make Magazine’s Mister Jalopy today, who issues a simple request: Please make it easier for us to tinker with your stuff. Yes, many of us marvel at technological wonders, but others want to engage it, play with it, and even make it better. ‘Mister Jalopy’s latest mission is taking the […]

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  • 13 Aug 2008

    Using A Mallet to Smash Shiny Myths

    Full of whacking metaphors?! My favorite kind of review! Marginal Revolution takes Against Intellectual Monopoly to task. In addition to all the whacking, poster Alex Tabarrok does my other favorite kind of review; one that really engages the authors and argues nuances with them. “Against Intellectual Monopoly is a relentless, pounding, take no prisoners attack […]

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  • 28 Jul 2008
    David K. Levine

    Trademark Abuse

    This post, from David K. Levine‘s Against Monopoly, along with the ensuing discussion, poses some questions: Do trademarks represent an identity? What rights do we have to our identities, corporate and otherwise? From AM: “As you may know I am much more favorably inclined towards trademarks, than other forms of intellectual property. (Michele is less […]

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