Impact of Technological Blockchain Paradigm on the Movement of Intellectual Property in the Digital Space

T.V. Shatkovskaya, A.B. Shumilina, G.G. Nebratenko, Ju.I. Isakova, E.Yu. Sapozhnikova
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XXI, Special Issue 1, 397-406, 2018
DOI: 10.35808/ersj/1190


The article is dedicated to investigate the problem of influence of cutting edge digital technology on the virtual and real legal relations, related to the movement and the turnover of intellectual property.Using the method of analyzing modern definitions of blockchain, and relying on the political-economic theory of social redistribution of wealth, authors define the term blockchain and its principles as a technological paradigm.Authors conclude the fact that blockchain can be used to guarantee intellectual property rights and it should be accepted at the national level.As a mechanism of a trusted environment, blockchain allows to reduce transaction costs and increase the level of commercialization of intellectual property.

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