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This Saturday on The Yaron Brook Show: Intellectual Property Rights and You with Adam Mossoff

Confused about the need for and justification for intellectual property rights? In this episode, Yaron Brook and Adam Mossoff, Director of Academic Programs and a Senior Scholar at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, address intellectual property rights, what it means to the individual and government’s role as protector.
Government And Business

The Smartphone Wars and “Patent Trolls” — What They Mean to You [Video]

There are widespread complaints today that the “patent system is broken” and that the “smart phone wars” and “patent trolls” are killing innovation. Yet patented innovation has revolutionized our lives — tablet computers, smart phones and antiviral drugs are just a few of these modern marvels. How to make sense of this contradiction? This talk by Adam Mossoff answers that question.

Further Reading

Ayn Rand | 1957
For the New Intellectual

The Moral Meaning of Capitalism

An industrialist who works for nothing but his own profit guiltlessly proclaims his refusal to be sacrificed for the “public good.”
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Ayn Rand | 1961
The Virtue of Selfishness

The Objectivist Ethics

What is morality? Why does man need it? — and how the answers to these questions give rise to an ethics of rational self-interest.
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