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A Brief Analysis of the Chinese Intellectual Property Regime

A Brief Analysis of the Chinese Intellectual Property Regime Matthew R. Maher Scholarship Paper Joseph Longo, 2019 Introduction Intellectual property rights have had a space in China for centuries, though, they were not afforded serious legal consideration until the mid-1980’s. With a complex and comprehensive bureaucracy dedicated to protecting both foreign and domestic intellectual property, …

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Explaining Consumer Demand for Counterfeit Goods: Social Learning or Low Self-Control?

Explaining Consumer Demand for Counterfeit Goods: Social Learning or Low Self-Control? Zoltán Levente Fejes, 2017 Two competing theoretical explanations for the knowing purchase of counterfeit goods are Akers’ Social Learning Theory and Gottfredson and Hirschi’s Low Self-Control Theory. This A-CAPP Center Backgrounder reports results of a survey among Romanian university students about volitional purchase of …

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