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Property

- from singular (MINE)

Property

- from singular (MINE)
- to multiple (STICKS)

Property

- from singular (MINE)
- to multiple (STICKS)
— and back?

Three types

Property

- from singular (MINE)
- to multiple (STICKS)
— and back? EXCLUSION

Three types

IP Clause/Copyright Clause

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.

Basic types of IP

Trade Secret*
Trademark*

Patent
Copyright

The weirdos

Trade Secret
and
Trademark

TRADE SECRET

TRADE SECRET

- corporate right of privacy
(how diffferent from the others? see point 1 ☺

TRADEMARK

TRADEMARK

TRADEMARK

Mostly not too controversial except

Definitely Intellectual Property


Copyright
Patent

Patent (theory)

Protects inventions and ideas

Must be:

Theoretically Non-patentable


Naturally occuring things like – plants and algorithms.

BUT

Simply patent the “process”

Reverse Engineering v. Stealing?


Patent don't care.

This is why a lot of people oppose them CATEGORICALLY

Design Patent?

Weird, and you'll see them more soon, because of a shift from

- Deep descriptions
to
- General perception

Patent in Practice (re software)

CHAOS AND WAR!

Difficult to get if you're a little guy
If you're big they're “easy”--
(the joke is, just add “on a computer” to anything)
So, just buy up tons of them and point them at other companies as needed.
(yeah, a lot of people think this is pretty ugly. e.g. “Patent Trolls”)

Copyright

Automatic (Berne Convention)
but, must be registered to sue
“Expression of an idea”
Not infinite, but almost-- (70+life)

Fair Use


Fair Use (is weird)

(not a right, but a defense)

(weird b/c “parody/satire”)

+ The “5th” measure. Is it icky or weird?



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