Duquesne University School of Law

Leading higher ed publication features author Q&A

Monday, December 5, 2016

Inside Higher Ed interviewed Associate Dean Jacob Rooskby this month about his new book, The Branding of the American Mind, which details the ways in which universities have used patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets to become more protective of their intellectual property. 

“Instead of embodying an open-knowledge commons, higher education risks becoming a propertied space where institutions predominantly view their identities through a commercial lens,” Rooksby writes in the book.

Discover which IP practices Rooksby says are dangerous to public interest and the future of higher education. 

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Faculty Referenced In Article

Jacob H. Rooksby, J.D., M.Ed., Ph.D.Associate Dean of Administration and Associate Professor of Law