Is the the knockoff economy a knockout for intellectual property?


  • Ejan Mackaay



knockoff economy, intellectual property, copyright, industries, economy


This paper aims to analyze the effects of knockoff economy in the intellectual property. Therefore, the text analyzes some phenomena of industries with informal fences and no direct formal intellectual property right, like the recipes of haute cuisine, sports strategies, type fonts, financial innovations, databases, fashion and music industry.


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Mackaay, E. (2016). Is the the knockoff economy a knockout for intellectual property?. Revista De Direito Econômico E Socioambiental, 7(1), 2–18.