Adam Mossoff

Adam Mossoff is Professor of Law and Co-Director of Academic Programs and a Senior Scholar in the Center for Protection of Intellectual Property at George Mason University School of Law.

The Dollars and Sense of Intellectual Property

Laws of Creation

Intellectual property rights are in the limelight today. The legal and policy disputes over patented innovation, such as the “smart phone wars,” are front page news and are debated endlessly on the Internet. Copyright law is a topic of discussion and concern among laypersons and specialists given everyone’s ability now to make perfect digital copies of books, music and movies—and the virtually costless and seamless distribution of these perfect copies over the Internet. Once a backwater for tech geeks and a small subset of highly specialized lawyers, patents, copyrights and other intellectual property rights are now common fare of above-the-fold…

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