SOCL528 Spring 2014 Essay 3 - Intellectual Property

Due Monday March 17. (4-8 pages double-spaced; 20% of grade)

Should software be patented? Refer to the relevant assigned readings (especially Boyle's article What intellectual property law should learn from software).

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If you prefer not to write this essay, you can take an in class quiz on Monday, March 17 instead. The quiz consists of short answer "define and give an example" questions and a longer explanation of the main ideas in Boyle's article.

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