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IPSC 2007

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The Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®) hosted the 7th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference on August 9-10, 2007 at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.

The annual IP Scholars Conference brings together intellectual property scholars to present their works-in-progress in order to benefit from the critique of colleagues. 

The conference was co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, Boalt Hall School of Law; the Intellectual Property Law Program, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University; the Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology at DePaul University College of Law; and the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology, Stanford Law School.

Presenters/Abstracts/Papers

Shyamkrishna Balganesh
University of Chicago Law School
Abstract - The Social Costs of Property Rights in Broadcast (and Cable) Signals
Paper The Social Costs of Property Rights in Broadcast (and Cable) Signals

Mark Bartholomew
The State University of New York, University at Buffalo Law School
Abstract - Trademark Law and the Power of Historical Myth
Paper Trademark Law and the Power of Historical Myth

Miriam Bitton
University of California, Berkeley School of Law – Boalt Hall
Abstract - Is Information Patentable?
Power Point - Is Information Patentable?

Michael Boone
Appalachian School of Law
Abstract - On Virtual Property and Copyright

Robert Brauneis
The George Washington University Law School
&
John Duffy
The George Washington University Law School
Abstract - The Curious Divergence of Patent and Copyright Law

Dan Burk
University of Minnesota Law School
&
Jessica Reyman
Northern Illinois University
Abstract Patents as Genre
Power Point - Patents as Genre

Aaron Burstein
University of California, Berkeley School of Law – Boalt Hall
Abstract - Toward a Culture of Cyber Security Research
Paper - Toward a Culture of Cybersecurity Research

Andrew Chin
University of North Carolina School of Law
Abstract - Search for Tomorrow: The Patent Office's Growing Reliance on Technology to Locate Prior Art
Paper - Search for Tomorrow: The Patent Office’s Growing Reliance on Technology to Locate Prior Art
Power Point - Search for Tomorrow: The Patent Office’s Growing Reliance on Technology to Locate Prior Art

Kevin Collins
Indiana University School of Law
Abstract - A Nonvolitional Conduct Exemption to Strict Liability for Patent Infringement, or the Problem of Insufficient Thought Control
Paper - A Nonvolitional Conduct Exemption to Strict Liability for Patent Infringement, or the Problem of Insufficient Thought Control

Thomas Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Abstract - Fair Use and Copyright Overenforcement
Paper - Fair Use and Copyright Overenforcement

Julie Cromer
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Abstract - Lost in Space: The Importance of Geospatial Copyright

Estelle Derclaye
The University of Nottingham School of Law
Abstract - Intellectual Property Rights and Global Warming

Deven Desai
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Abstract - Property, Persona, and Publicity
Paper - Property, Persona, and Publicity

Lisa Dolak
Syracuse University College of Law
Abstract - Media Portrayals of the United States Patent System
Paper - Media Portrayals of the United States Patent System
Power Point - Media Portrayals of the United States Patent System

John Duffy
The George Washington University Law School
&
Robert Brauneis
The George Washington University Law School
Abstract - The Curious Divergence of Patent and Copyright Law

Marcella Favale
The University of Nottingham School of Law / The University of Sheffield
Abstract - Technological Protection Measures and Copyright Exceptions in EU27: Towards the Harmonization
Paper - Technological Protection Measures and Copyright Exceptions in EU27: Towards the Harmonization
Power Point - Technological Protection Measures (TPMs) and Copyright Exceptions in Europe

Robin Feldman
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Abstract - The Role of Science in Law

William Ford
The John Marshall Law School
Abstract - The Use of Trademarks in Video Games: Focusing on the First Amendment

Brett Frischmann
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
&
Michael Madison
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
&
Joseph Miller
Lewis & Clark Law School
&
Katherine Strandburg
DePaul University College of Law
Abstract - A Framework for the Study of Constructed (Semi)Commons (or Pooling Arrangements)

Jeanne Fromer
Fordham Law School
Abstract - Claiming Intellectual Property
Paper - Claiming Intellectual Property

Alan Garfield
Widener University School of Law
Abstract - Calibrating Copyright Statutory Damages to Promote Speech
Paper - Calibrating Copyright Statutory Damages to Promote Speech

Shubha Ghosh
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
Abstract - Race, Markets and Patents
Power Point - Race, Markets and Patents

Tomas Gomez-Arostegui
Lewis & Clark Law School
Abstract - What History Can Teach Us About the Inadequate-Remedy-at-Law Requirement and Copyright Injunctions

K.J. Greene
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Abstract -
Paper - Intellectual Property at the Intersection of Race and Gender: Or Lady Sings the Blues

James Grimmelmann
New York Law School
Abstract - The Virtues of Moderation: Online Communities as Semicommons
Paper - The Virtues of Moderation: Online Communities as Semicommons
Power Point - The Virtues of Moderation: Online Communities as Semicommons

Richard Gruner
The John Marshall Law School
Abstract - Where the Action is: Using Patent Attorney Practice Locations to Identify Regional Centers of Commercially Significant Innovation
Power Point - Where the Action Is: Detecting Innovation Patterns from Patent Attorney Locations

Michael Grynberg
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Abstract - Trademark Litigation as Consumer Conflict
Paper - Trademark Litigation as Consumer Conflict

Steven Hetcher
Vanderbilt University Law School
Abstract - Orphan Works and Google’s Global Library Project

Laura Heymann
College of William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Abstract - The Public's Domain in Trademark Law

Cynthia Ho
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Abstract - Patents and Public Health: Separating Strands of Fact from Fiction

Timothy Holbrook
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law
Abstract - Equivalency and Patent Law's Possession Paradox

Chris Holman
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
Abstract - The Impact of Human Gene Patents on Innovation and Access: A Survey of Human Gene Patent Litigation
Paper - The Impact of Human Gene Patents on Innovation and Access: A Survey of Human Gene Patent Litigation
Power Point - The Impact of Human Gene Patents on Innovation and Access: A Survey of Human Gene Patent Litigation

Assaf Jacob
Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Radzyner School of Law
Abstract - Copyrights Ownership – Reconsidering the CCNV Case

Sonia Katyal
Fordham Law School
Abstract - Property Altlaws II: The Anti-Delegation Doctrine in Intellectual Property

Roberta Kwall
DePaul University College of Law
Abstract - The Role of Human Rights Laws and Authorship Norms in Protecting Textual Integrity

Peter Lee
University of California, Davis School of Law
Abstract - Accommodating the Evolution of Intellectual Infrastructure: Applying Lessons from Trademark and Copyright to Improve Patent Law
Power Point - Accommodating the Evolution of Intellectual Infrastructure: Applying Lessons from Trademark and Copyright to Improve Patent Law

Jeffrey Lefstin
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Abstract - The Path-Dependence of Claim Construction, and its Implications for Predictability in Patent Litigation

Mark Lemley
Stanford University Law School
Abstract - Is the Patent Office a Rubber Stamp?
Paper - Is the Patent Office a Rubber Stamp?

Susanna H.S. Leong
National University of Singapore
&
Cheng Lim Saw
Singapore Management University Lee Kong Chian School of Business
Abstract - Bad Faith and Trade Mark Registrations in Singapore

David Levine
Charlotte School of Law
Abstract - Incentivizing Government: The People’s Trade Secrets
Paper - Incentivizing Government: The People’s Trade Secrets

Raizel Liebler
The John Marshall Law School
Abstract - Normative Cultural Contracts between Media Owners/Creators and Fan Communities

Lydia Loren
Lewis & Clark Law School
Abstract - Aligning Incentives with Reality: Using Motivation for Creation to Shape the Scope of Copyright Protection
Paper - Aligning Incentives with Reality: Using Motivation for Creation to Shape the Scope of Copyright Protection

Mark McKenna
Saint Louis University School of Law
Abstract - Trademark Use and the Problem of Source in Trademark Law
Paper - Trademark Use and the Problem of Source in Trademark Law

Charles McManis
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Abstract - Facilitated Access and Benefit Sharing under the New FAO Treaty: The Interface of Open-Source and Proprietary Agricultural Innovation
Power Point - Facilitated Access & Benefit Sharing Under the New FAO Treaty: The Interface of Open-source & Proprietary Agricultural Innovation

Salil Mehra
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Abstract - The iPod Tax: Why Japanese Law Professors Rejected the Digital Copyright System of American Law Professors’ Dreams

Michael J. Meurer
Boston University School of Law
&
Katherine Strandburg
DePaul University College of Law
Abstract - Nonobviousness and Nerd Culture

Joseph Miller
Lewis & Clark Law School
Abstract - Remixing Obviousness
Paper - Remixing Obviousness

Emily Morris
The University of Michigan Law School
Abstract - Law & Economic Analysis of Patent Claim Construction

Kali Murray
Marquette University School of Law
Abstract - Core Competencies: The Question of Heterogeneity in the Patent Law of the European Union

Gary Myers
The University of Mississippi School of Law
Abstract - Toward a Unified Theory of Intellectual Property Misuse

David Olson
Boston College Law School
Abstract - Toward a First Amendment Based Copyright Misuse
Paper - Toward a First Amendment Based Copyright Misuse

Kristen Osenga
University of Richmond School of Law
Abstract - The Componentization of Information
Paper - The Componentization of Information

Kevin Outterson
Boston University School of Law
Abstract - Compulsory Licenses as Eminent Domain

Sean Pager
University of Richmond School of Law
Abstract - Patents on a Shoestring: Making Patent Systems Work for Developing Countries

Frank Pasquale
Seton Hall Law School
Abstract - Copyright and the Commodification of Advantage: The Case of Test Prep and Admissions Counseling

Lee Petherbridge
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
&
R. Polk Wagner
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Abstract - The Federal Circuit and the Doctrine of Equivalents

Ken Port
William Mitchell College of Law
Abstract - Trademark Extortion: the End of Trademark Law
Paper - Trademark Extortion: The End of Trademark Law
Power Point - Trademark Extortion: The End of Trademark Law

Gary Pulsinelli
The University of Tennessee College of Law
Abstract - Fixing Festo: How the Foreseeability Test for the Doctrine of Equivalents Punishes Innovation (and What to Do about It)
Paper - Fixing Festo: How the Foreseeability Test for the Doctrine of Equivalents Punishes Innovation (and What to Do about It)

Robert Reis
The State University of New York University at Buffalo Law School
Abstract - Intellectual Property: Enabling or Limiting? A Case in Point: Autism an Epidemic

Susan Richey
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Abstract - Category Theory Applied to Trademark Law: Cognitive Economy as the Paramount Goal in Genericism Cases

Michael Risch
West Virginia University College of Law
Abstract - Everything is Patentable

Simone Rose
Wake Forest University School of Law
Abstract - Semiconductor Chips and Stem Cells: New Wine for New Bottles?
Power Point - Semiconductor Chips and Stem Cells: New Wine for New Bottles?

Elizabeth Rowe
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Abstract - Filling the DMCA Void: Exploring a Take-Down Provision for Take-Down Provision for Trade Secrets on the Internet

Matthew Sag
DePaul University College of Law
Abstract - The Effect of Judicial Ideology in Intellectual Property Cases
Paper - The Effect of Judicial Ideology in Intellectual Property Cases

Cheng Lim Saw
Singapore Management University Lee Kong Chian School of Business
&
Susanna H.S. Leong
National University of Singapore
Abstract - Bad Faith and Trade Mark Registrations in Singapore

Mark Schultz
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Abstract - Copyright and Productivity: Escape from the Cost Disease

David Schwartz
The John Marshall Law School
Abstract - An Empirical Evaluation of Whether Federal Trial Judges With More Experience in Patent Claim Construction Are More Accurate

Ned Snow
University of Arkansas School of Law
Abstract - Innocent Internet Infringement: Copytraps on the Information Superhighway

Andrew Torrance
The University of Kansas School of Law
Abstract - PatentSimT - Multi-User Interactive Patent System Simulation

Elizabeth Townsend Gard
Tulane University Law School
Abstract - Section 104A and Section 104(a): A Case Study in the Complexities of Copyright Duration
Paper - Vera Brittain, Section 104(a) and Section 104A: A Case Study in Sorting out Duration of Foreign Works under the 1976 Copyright Act

R. Polk Wagner
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Abstract - Did Phillips Change Anything? Empirical Analysis of the Federal Circuit’s Claim Construction Jurisprudence

Katja Weckstrom
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law
Abstract - Trademark Dilution and Trademark Law Theory- Is There A Logical Connection?
Paper - Trademark Dilution, Trade Mark Use and Trademark Law Theory- Is There A Logical Connection?
Power Point - Trademark Dilution and Trademark Use

Mary Wong
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Abstract - User-Generated Content: Has the Time Come for Users' Rights?

Peter Yu
Drake University Law School
AbstractTeaching International Intellectual Property Law
Paper - Teaching International Intellectual Property Law

Attendees

Howard Abrams
Detroit Mercy School of Law

Joseph Bauer
Notre Dame Law School

Barton Beebe
Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Silvia Bisi
University of Bologna

Barbara Bressler
DePaul University College of Law

Bernie Brooks, Jr.
BA Productions Network

Christopher Buccafusco
University of Chicago

Kenneth Crews
Indiana University School of Law

Graeme Dinwoodie
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law

Ollie Dixon
Genentech Inc.

Ted Field
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law

Stefania Fusco
Stanford University Law School

Brian Havel
DePaul University College of Law

Justin Hughes
Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Brandy Karl
Stanford University Law School

Karin Larson

Irina Manta
University of Chicago Law School

Marija Markovic
Abbott Laboratories

Paul Newman
University of Michigan

Jordan Paradise
University of Minnesota Law School

Nicole Pearce
DePaul University College of Law

Lisa Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law

Chris Ridder
Stanford University Law School

Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley School of Law – Boalt Hall

Goesta Schindler
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law

Giorgio Spedicato
Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Bratislav Stankovic
Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

Sean Vargas-Barlow
Board of Education of the City of Chicago

David Welkowitz
Whittier Law School

Dong Zhang
Harbin Engineering University