The extraordinary achievements in the modern pharmaceutical, biotech, telecommunications and computer industries are dramatic evidence of the significance of intellectual property rights to human life and success.

In this talk, law professor Adam Mossoff explains Ayn Rand’s radical justification for intellectual property rights: that all property is — at root — intellectual.

Made available by The Ayn Rand Institute.

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Adam Mossoff

Mr. Mossoff is a professor of law at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. He is a founder and director of Academic Programs at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property. He speaks and writes extensively on intellectual property law and policy.