Tom Moran <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> "Intellectual property" is a phrase you'll search for in vain in
>> the 18th and 19th centuries and indeed most of the 20th.
>  But look at the US Constitution (18th centry) for the concept, if not
>the phrase,

Not being an American, I don't know enough the US Constitution, so will you
please to cite a relevant text from it? Or... do you mean that the US Constitution
itself is an intellectual property of USA country/state/government/people ?