Unlocking IP 2006


'The Fallacy of False Negatives: In Defence of a Free Market for Intellectual Property'

Brendan Scott, OSIA, Open Source Law

We look at the manner in which intellectual property is funded and what public benefits its well considered commercialisation can achieve. We analyse characteristics of popular licensing regimes with a view to identifying those characteristics which will help, and those which will hinder, the maximisation of access to knowledge.