This paper examines commons as socially constructed environments built via and alongside intellectual property rights systems. We sketch a theoretical framework for examining cultural commons across a broad variety of institutional and disciplinary contexts, and we apply that framework to the university and associated practices and institutions.
Michael J. Madison, Brett M. Frischmann & Katherine J. Strandburg,
The University as Constructed Cultural Commons,
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy
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