Why does the government protect patents, copyrights, and trademarks? Should it? Kristen Osenga, a professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, and Stephan Kinsella, author of Against Intellectual Property, explore the concept of intellectual property and debate its effect on society as a whole.

Learn more about Kristen Osenga: https://law.richmond.edu/faculty/kosenga/ 

Learn more about Stephan Kinsella: http://www.stephankinsella.com/
Follow Stephan Kinsella: https://twitter.com/NSKinsella

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