Business Philosophy Essay.

Evaluate the case of Chris Crawford as presented in both When Patents Attack! and When Patents Attack Part 2!. Ethically evaluate Crawfords defense of his right to claim ownership of patent #5771354. Is what he is doing ethically justified or not? When defending your position be sure to (i) clarify the nature of intellectual property with reference to De Georges Intellectual Property in the Information Age, (ii) evaluate his relation to Intellectual Ventures, (iii) discuss the virtues and/ or vices that he exhibits, and (iv) respond with substantial reference to at least two of the following philosophers: Aristotle, Aquinas, Solomon, Locke, Smith. (And when defining a virtue use as a model Aristotles way of doing so a mean between an excess and a deficiency.)