Brian Martin: publications on intellectual property

The case against intellectual property

Brian Martin. "Against intellectual property", chapter 3 in Information Liberation (London: Freedom Press, 1998). [This is a revised version of the article of the same name below.]

Brian Martin. Against intellectual property. Philosophy and Social Action, Vol. 21, No. 3, July-September 1995, pp. 7-22. Reprinted in Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Vol. 1, No. 5, September 1996, pp. 257-270; Peter Drahos (ed.), Intellectual Property (International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory) (Aldershot, UK: Dartmouth, 1999), pp. 517-532; Richard Stallman et al., The Collection of Free Software Foundation Documents (Yunnan University Press, 2003), pp. 284-301 (in Chinese); Indymedia Romania, (portions; in Romanian).

Other items

Brian Martin. Unleashing creativity. The Occupied Times, No. 19, 27 December 2012. Problems with copyright.

Brian Martin. The wrongs of copyright. Issues, Vol. 96, September 2011, pp. 33-36. The case against copyright.

Brian Martin. Ideas are less free than ever before. Green Left Weekly, 12 September 2001, p. 12.

Review of Ronald V. Bettig, Copyrighting Culture; Rosemary J. Coombe, The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties; Debora J. Halbert, Intellectual Property in the Information Age; Seth Shulman, Owning the Future, in Prometheus, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2000, pp. 93-99.

Brian Martin. Copyright anomaly in a digital age. The Age (Melbourne), 9 December 1997, p. D9.

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