Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society

Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society

Bracha, Oren (University of Texas, Austin)

Cambridge University Press

12/2016

331

Dura

Inglês

9780521877664

15 a 20 dias

Owning Ideas explores the history of the emergence of intellectual property in the United States during the nineteenth century, examining the fields of both patent and copyright. It will appeal to readers interested in the concept of ideas as private property, and how it holds a dominant position in modern economic and cultural life.
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The origins of the American intellectual property regime; 2. The rise and fall of authorship based copyright; 3. Objects of property: owning intellectual works; 4. Inventors' rights; 5. Owning inventions; Conclusion; Index.