Joren de Wachter: Intellectual Property Is a Thought Crime [TedX Video]

Written by Tom Ewing

Joren de Wachter tells a TedX audience in Leuven, Belgium that IP is a thought crime. What? Here’s why. Commentary …

aNewDomain — IP strategist Joren de Wachter told a TedX audience in Leuven that intellectual property is a thought crime. Check out the talk below.

Setting legal intangibles like copyrights, patents and trademarks at the highest possible levels is self-defeating, warned de Wachter, adding that it actually lowers innovation. Here’s why. Check out the talk below and let us know what you think …

Video: Loren de Wachter at TedX Leuven

For aNewDomain, I’m Tom Ewing.

When he’s not writing for aNewDomain, Tom Ewing is an intellectual property consultant at Avancept and ArchimedesIP.