This term is anachronistic since Copyright in its present form and patents were invented in the 18th century and the first debate and definition of intellectual property was held in the House of Lords in the 1770s. What’s more both copyright and patents were included in the US Cionstitution. That was a long time before Karl Marc could even have a gleam of anything in his eye since he was not to be born for a long time, still.

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Dr Jacques COULARDEAU, PhD in Germanic Linguistics (University Lille III) and ESP Teaching (University Bordeaux II) has been teaching all types of ESP

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