Title: Calibrating intellectual property: let's not get lost in metaphysics

Authors: Björn Coene

Addresses: KU Leuven, ICRI/CIR, iMinds, Leuven, Belgium; UGent, Ghent, Belgium

Abstract: The paper considers how legal doctrine can translate the economic and natural rights justifications for intellectual property rights into more detailed guidelines on calibrating these rights.

Keywords: natural rights; intellectual property rights; IPR; copyright; calibration; economic rights; law; legal doctrine.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTPL.2016.077171

International Journal of Technology Policy and Law, 2016 Vol.2 No.2/3/4, pp.137 - 159

Published online: 22 Jun 2016 *

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