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WIPIP, SESSION 2.B. — Copyrights

Cathay Smith, University of Montana Blewett School of Law Weaponizing Copyright Pure suppression: Dr. Drew’s minimization of Covid; YouTubers compiled these clips and he sent takedown notices. Lawyer asserted © over text messages to ex partner when they were published … Continue reading

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WIPIP, PLENARY SESSION 1 — Race, Gender, and IP

Dan Burk, University of California, Irvine School of Law Racial Bias in Algorithmic IP Unpacking bias: divergent meanings: statistical bias (sampling), design (wrong type of model, model created for one purpose used for another), the fact that “raw data” is … Continue reading

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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, plenary session 1

WIPIP, University of Washington School of Law Plenary Session 1: Innovation Policy   Stephanie Bair, Promoting the Useful Arts: Corporate Edition   87% of patents are assigned to organizations, not individuals.  How to motivate individuals/employees?  Assumption is usually that companies … Continue reading

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