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WIPIP, part 5

Zvi S. Rosen, The Lost (and Found) Copyright Records Before July 1870, copyright registrations were at each federal district court.  Form of oath dictated by statute; also deposited title page.  Deposit records; assignment records; indexes; misc. other records.  Process: register … Continue reading

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WIPIP, part 4

Mark McKenna & Jessica Silbey, Investigating Design: An Empirical Study of Industrial Design and IP Protection Interviews & institutional analysis. Hypothesis generating—anti-copying/copying practices, etc. Buccafusco: consider who’s in the sample—don’t limit to self-identified designers. Following career trajectories of design school … Continue reading

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WIPIP, part 3

Carys J. Craig, Relying on (User) Rights-Talk: On Copyright Limits and Rhetorical Risks Many ways to limit ©; here focusing on defenses/exceptions, the ideal type of which is fair use. If our goal is to constrain ©, what should we … Continue reading

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WIPIP, part 2

H. Brian Holland, We Are All Cyborgs Now: A Cognitive Theory of the Third-Party Doctrine Once upon a time there were categorical protectsion for private papers against search & seizure. Courts then ruled that personal property was no longer categorically … Continue reading

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WIPIP part one

Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium Boston University School of Law Opening Plenary [missed beginning due to travel] Timothy K. Armstrong, Symbols, Systems, and Software as Intellectual Property: Time for CONTU, Part II? Functionality is still a problem. Altai seemed to work … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit rejects attempt to control references to expert services with IP

File under “we need a federal anti-SLAPP law.” Devil’s Advocate, LLC v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co., No. 15-1048, 2016 WL 6871905, — Fed.Appx. —- (4th Cir. Nov. 22, 2016) John W. Toothman is a lawyer and the founder of Devil’s … Continue reading

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Jaszi festschrift–abbreviated panel 4

Pam Samuelson Reflections Praised Jaszi’s leadership in fighting White Paper, Digital Future Coalition; the DMCA could have been much worse. Reached out to people who think about copyright ownership who aren’t lawyers. Panel 4 – Pedagogy Plus Joseph Liu and … Continue reading

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