‘How Do Creators Respond to Risk?’

Andres Sawicki, Risky IP, University of Miami Legal Research Paper No, 16-18 (2016), available at SSRN. Intellectual property laws govern activities that are inherently risky. Authors and inventors can only estimate the consumer demand for their contributions. And many creative activities run the risk of infringing existing IP rights. Accordingly, it is essential for policymakers and scholars to understand how creators think about risk. To date, most people who have written about IP law and risk have assumed that creators will be risk averse … (more)

[Christopher J Buccafusco, JOTWELL, 12 April]

First posted 2016-04-12 12:22:46

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