Vulnerability of intellectual property

Other Names:
Inadequate protection of intellectual property
Denial of right to intellectual property
Intellectual piracy
Theft of intellectual property
Industrial piracy
Lack of protection for industrial property
Theft of commercial ideas
Disregard of intellectual property rights

One of the earliest copyright disputes dates from sixth-century Ireland. St. Columba had copied out for himself a manuscript of the Latin Psalter, and the owner of the original, Finnian of Druim Finn, objected. The king ruled: "As the calf belongs to the cow, so the copy belongs to its book." A war ensued; the "copyright violator" prevailed and held on to the book.

Broader Problems:
Insecurity of property
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST