Day: August 5, 2010

Property and Progress made possible by respecting copyrightsProperty and Progress made possible by respecting copyrights



Professor Alina Ng,  Assistant Professor of Law at the Mississippi College School of Law, recently published an abstract of a paper being written that argues that the protection of individual rights in literary and artistic works – besides encouraging creativity for progress – also brings into the copyright system a normative order for social conduct that advances society towards the goal of progress. The abstract of the paper, Property and Progress, summarizes the paper as follows:

Copyright laws aim to protect intangible interests in the use of literary and artistic works to provide creators with an incentive to produce.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-08-05Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-08-05