University of Virginia School of Law
Every day someone invests time, labor, or money in creating a valuable intangible. Someone collects information, creates an idea, designs a boat hull, writes a book, or comes up with a new way to market a product that someone else developed. Judicial treatment of these and other cognate occurrences has shifted dramatically in recent years.
Wendy J. Gordon,
On Owning Information: Intellectual Property and the Restitutionary Impulse
Virginia Law Review
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