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Unformatted text preview: ll rights reserved. Enforcement problem
- IP law provides legal means by which inventors can exclude unauthorized
users from using their creations.
- Technical protection measures are used if the legal means of exclusion fail.
e.g. terminator gene (by Mansanto); this gene, if inserted into genetically
modi…ed crop seeds, prevents a 2nd generation of seeds from germinating.
self-limiting copy potential; the quality of each successive copy degrades Lecture 25: Litigation, Econ483: Econ of Innovation & Technology, Evangelia Chalioti c A ll rights reserved. Enforcement problem
e.g. serial copy management system / one-inst...
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