The Evolution of the Right to Repair

Associate Darby Hobbs co-authored an article on The Evolution of the Right to Repair featured in the American Bar Association’s Antitrust column.

Things break. It has always been thus. And so naturally there has always been some tension between the manufacturers of goods and the consumers who purchase, use and rely upon them. The issue of right to repair” can be a tricky. In this article, Hobbs unpacks the physical and non-physical restrictions on repair, the arguments for and against a broad right to repair, industries most impacted by the right to repair debate, current enforcement against unfair repair restrictions, state and federal legislation, and what happens next.

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