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Symposium on Intellectual Property Law

Comparing Secular and Talmudic Approaches

How does the Western legal tradition view the legal protection granted to intellectual property? How is this different than the Jewish legal approach?

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Symposium on Intellectual Property Law
In the opening session of this seminar, intellectual property lawyer, Frederick Pinto, gives a general introduction to the meaning and the history of intellectual property. He speaks about the future of the field and how the law will need to keep up as technology continues to advance.
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Symposium on Intellectual Property Law
Roger Hughes, one of the world's experts on intellectual property law, explains many of the anomalies and the oddities of the strange world of intellectual property.
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Symposium on Intellectual Property Law
Canadian Supreme Court Justice Marshall Rothstein presents several recent cases of intellectual property law. He examines the patentability of living beings such a genetically modified organisms and also talks about copyright as it applies to purchasing music online.
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Symposium on Intellectual Property Law
Rabbi Bell asks the question, "Does the concept of intellectual property have a source in Talmudic law?" He then cites various real cases throughout history where rabbis have attempted to settle disputes by answering this question.
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