Christopher M. Newman

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Assistant Professor

3301 Fairfax Drive

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

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A License is Not a 'Contract Not to Sue': Disentangling Property and Contract in the Law of Copyright Licenses

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 2, March 2013, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-23
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2013
Christopher M. Newman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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bare, Blackacre, consideration, consistency, deed, duty, expectation damages, granting, implied, infringer, injured party, irrevocability, irrevocable, jural, logic, material breach, mutual assent, nonexclusive, Oliver Wendell Holmes, ownership, state, termination, theory, transfers, Wesley Hohfeld

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Transformation in Property and Copyright

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 251-325, 2011, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-51
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 08 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2012
Christopher M. Newman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Blackstone, Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, IP, Neil Netanel, Shyamkrishna Balganesh, accession, adaptive, consumptive, elements, essence, free riding, in rem, intellectual, interaction, non-possessory uses, ownership, possessory,potential market, recast, reproduction, substantial similarity, theory

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Bailment and the Property/Contract Interface

George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-12
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Christopher M. Newman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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bailment, property, contract, property theory, private law theory, property/contract interface

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An Exclusive License Is Not an Assignment: Disentangling Divisibility and Transferability of Ownership in Copyright

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 1, pp. 59-115, 2013, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-40
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2013
Christopher M. Newman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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alienation, assignability, author, balance, composer, contract, conveyance, creativity, doctrine of indivisibility, easement, Emus Records, Harris, hypothecation, in personam relationship, limited use privilege, MC Teach, monopolization, mortgage, nonassignability, permission, property theory, Sony

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What’s So Fair About Fair Use? The 1999 Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture

Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 513-530, Summer 1999, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-64
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2009
Alex Kozinski and Christopher M. Newman
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Cat in the Hat, copyright, Dr. Seuss, parody, Penguin, remedies, Theodore S. Geisel

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Patent Infringement as Nuisance

Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 61-123, Fall 2009, George Mason University Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2014
Christopher M. Newman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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chattel accession, distributive justice, eminent domain, exclusion strategy, failure of efficiency, good faith, governance, numerous clausus, remedies, significant harm rule, tragedy of the commons

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Hohfeld and the Theory of in Rem Rights: An Attempted Mediation

The Legacy of Wesley Hohfeld: Edited Major Works, Select Personal Papers, and Original Commentaries, Shyam Balganesh, Ted Sichelman & Henry Smith eds., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming 2018, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 17-07
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2017
Christopher M. Newman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Wesley Hohfeld, in rem, in personam, James Penner, property theory

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'What Exactly Are You Implying?': The Elusive Nature of the Implied Copyright License

Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 32, pp. 501-559, 2014, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2014
Christopher M. Newman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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implied contract, property theory, Effects v. Cohen, Oddo v. Ries, Foad Consulting, choice of law, federal preemption, majoritarian default rule, penalty default rule, equitable estoppel, exhaustion, compulsory license, irrevocability, assignability, Erie, Unarco Industries, Clearfield Trust

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Using Things, Defining Property

Property Theory, James Penner & Michael Otsuka, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2018 , George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 17-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Christopher M. Newman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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property theory, right to exclude, use-privilege, use interest, Hohfeld, thing, usufructary rights, Douglas & McFarlane, Essert, intellectual property, copyright

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Vested Use-Privileges in Property and Copyright

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, V. 30, pp. 75-96, 2017 , George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 17-02
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Christopher M. Newman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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property theory, use-privileges, copyright, first-sale, Hohfeld

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Brief of Amici Curiae Professors of Intellectual Property Law in Support of Google, Inc. and YouTube, LLC

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2014
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, New York University (NYU) - Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy and Stanford Law School, Center for Internet and Society
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actor, author, censorship, contribution, copyright, copyrightability, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, fragmentation, holdup, joint work, license, multiple claimants, orphan works, performance, work for hire, work of authorship