Author Archives: Chris MacDonald

About Chris MacDonald

I'm a philosopher who teaches at Ryerson University's Ted Rogers School of Management in Toronto, Canada. Most of my scholarly research is on business ethics and healthcare ethics.

Fashion, Intellectual Property, and David vs Goliath

The story below is about intellectual property in the fashion industry. More specifically, it’s about big chains and mega-brands borrowing stealing designs from smaller companies and independent designers. The ethical issues are muddy, but only along the edges: it’s normal

Fashion, Intellectual Property, and David vs Goliath

The story below is about intellectual property in the fashion industry. More specifically, it’s about big chains and mega-brands borrowing stealing designs from smaller companies and independent designers. The ethical issues are muddy, but only along the edges: it’s normal