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The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators, and Everyday Intellectual Property
Are innovation and creativity helped or hindered by our intellectual property laws? In the two hundred plus years since the Constitution enshrined protections for those who create and innovate, we're still debating the merits of IP laws and whether or not they actually work as intended. Artists, scientists, businesses, and the lawyers who serve them, as well as the ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published December 17th 2014 by Stanford Law Books
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I cannot in good conscience recommend anyone read this book. Professor Silbey's book is deeply flawed in terms of methodology, ignores obvious contradictions and counterarguments, and at times borders on disingenuous. At best, it is a naive seventh grade English essay. At worst, it paints a picture of creators and innovators that threatens their livelihoods using their own words.