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The Relationship Between Foundations and Principles in IP Law
San Diego Law Review
  • Robert P. Merges, Berkeley Law
Publication Date
1-1-2012
Disciplines
Abstract

The article presents information on basic principles concerning foundations of the field of intellectual property (IP) law. It provides information on the basic principles of IP law which include efficiency, proportionality and dignity. It stresses on the granting of IP rights to make a workable foundation. It rejects utilitarianism for lack of precise data and presents an analysis of the three levels of IP law with the help of new technologies.

Citation Information
Robert P. Merges. "The Relationship Between Foundations and Principles in IP Law" San Diego Law Review Vol. 49 (2012) p. 957
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_merges/50/