The topic of patent trolls was already featured here before. Apparently it’s so hot right now that it got covered in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Check it out, it’s really fun to watch!
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), such as patents, trademarks, and copyrights, are an important institution of modern societies. They aim to allow the commercialization of creative work, and thereby provide economic incentives for inventions and innovations. But the optimal scope of IPR is subject of ongoing debates among scholars. Continue reading Talking About Modern Arts