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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT AS VANDALISM

Irina D. Manta
Robert E. Wagner

Defenders of strong intellectual property rights often maintain thatintellectual property infringement is theft and that the sanctions associated with it ought to be high. Others are skeptical of the property comparison and think that much lower sanctions are appropriate. In this Article, we argue that a careful analysis demonstrates: 1) that intellectual property infringement can be analogized to a property crime, but 2) that the more analogous crime is vandalism or trespass rather than theft.... Read more about INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT AS VANDALISM

  • June 25, 2015
  • 18 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 331