The Case of the X979 Jumpstart

TitleThe Case of the X979 Jumpstart
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsFacione, PA
PublisherMarkkula Center for Applied Ethics
AbstractWho owns ideas? That question comes up again and again in the start-up business environment. This fictional case study asks us to consider the ethical boundaries involved in intellectual property when two companies are working on creating a faster computer chip.
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