LOTR: Why Intellectual Property is Not Real Property

Join us for another libertarian get together with Liberty on the Rocks! We've got another great discussion lined up for the next event, and we hope you can make it.

Our speaker will be Michael Mogren, a Denver based tech entrepreneur who recently launched his own company, LuxFi,which installs and manages wireless networks. Michael has been captivated by the topic of intellectual property since becoming involved with the file sharing community in the 1990s. After becoming a libertarian and clarifying his position on property rights, he began to study the topic of IP more in-depth. If IP is just another type of property, and libertarians are for property rights, they must be in favor of IP, right? Not exactly. The fascinating history of patents and copyrights tells a messy tale of censorship and the stifling of competition and innovation via government granted monopolies.

Stop by for networking and a great discussion at the next LOTR happy hour!

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