Douglas Lichtman

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Professor of Law

385 Charles E. Young Dr. East

Room 1242

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Indirect Liability for Copyright Infringement: An Economic Perspective

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 2003, U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Feb 2003
William M. Landes and Douglas Lichtman
University of Chicago Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,937 (4,919)
Citation 5

Abstract:

copyright, indirect liability, third-party liability, Grokster, Napster, vicarious, contributory

2.

What to do About Bad Patents

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 10-13, Winter 2005-2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Mark A. Lemley, Douglas Lichtman and Bhaven N. Sampat
Stanford Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
Downloads 1,893 (5,608)
Citation 10

Abstract:

patent law, patent reform, patent, post-grant, gold-plate

3.

Holding Internet Service Providers Accountable

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 217
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Aug 2004
Douglas Lichtman and Eric A. Posner
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,522 (7,958)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Tort law, virus, worm, Internet, strict liability, negligence, cyberspace

4.

Patent Holdouts and the Standard-Setting Process

U Chicago Law and Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 May 2006
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,319 (10,203)
Citation 8

Abstract:

anti-commons, tragedy of the anti-commons, patent holdout, patent, standards, SSO, standard-setting organization, protocol

5.

Shared Information Goods

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 67
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Oct 1998
Yannis Bakos, Erik Brynjolfsson and Douglas Lichtman
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,212 (12,131)
Citation 46

Abstract:

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Downloads 1,030 ( 16,065)
Citation 13

Property Rights in Emerging Platform Technologies

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 97
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Mar 2000
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,030 (15,769)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Property Rights in Emerging Platform Technologies

Journal of Legal Studies, June 2000
Posted: 29 Mar 2000
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

7.

Rethinking Patent Law's Presumption of Validity

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 45, 2007, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 07-12, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 963996, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2011
Douglas Lichtman and Mark A. Lemley
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 756 (23,708)
Citation 13

Abstract:

patent law, patents, patent review, presumption, presumption of validity

8.

Strategic Disclosure in the Patent System

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Nov 2000
Douglas Lichtman, Scott Baker and Kate Kraus
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Irell & Manella LLP
Downloads 652 (30,006)
Citation 14

Abstract:

patent law, disclosure, prior art, information economics

9.

Defusing DRM

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 282
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 569 (36,638)

Abstract:

DRM, digital rights management, copyright, copyright law, trade secret, privacy, First Amendment, self-help

10.

Rethinking Prosecution History Estoppel

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 200, University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 71, 2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Oct 2003
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 426 (51,688)
Citation 5

Abstract:

patent, patent prosecution, patent office, estoppel, prosecution history estoppel, equivalents, doctrine of equivalents, patent examiner, consistency, examiner consistency

11.

Copyright as Information Policy: Google Book Search from a Law and Economics Perspective

INNOVATION POLICY AND THE ECONOMY, Vol. 9, Josh Lerner, Scott Stern, eds., NBER, 2008, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 369 (61,334)
Citation 1

Abstract:

copyright, law and economics, Google, Google Book Search, fair use

12.

How the Law Responds to Self-Help

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 232
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 06 Dec 2004
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 368 (61,745)
Citation 1

Abstract:

free speech jurisprudence, trade secret, copyright, patent

13.

Letter to FCC Chairman Powell Concerning Auction 35

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 Dec 2002
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution, University of Oxford, Smith School, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Clemson University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Yale School of Management (Deceased), Stanford University, Criterion Economics, L.L.C., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Economists Incorporated, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Marsh & McLennan Companies - Cambridge Office and Institute for Business Innovation
Downloads 336 (70,090)

Abstract:

14.

Substitutes for the Doctrine of Equivalents: A Response to Meurer and Nard

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 May 2005
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 320 (72,742)
Citation 2

Abstract:

patent law, doctrine of equivalents, equivalents analysis, prosecuiton history estoppel, reissue, patent claim, drafting, continuations, Festo

15.

Entry Policy in Local Telecommunications: Iowa Utilities and Verizon

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jan 2003
Douglas Lichtman and Randal C. Picker
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 318 (75,079)
Citation 2

Abstract:

telecommunications, Verizon, Iowa Utilities, natural monopoly

16.

Understanding the RAND Commitment

Houston Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 1023, 2010, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 11-08
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 256 (78,592)
Citation 1

Abstract:

RAND, patent, license, reasonable, non-discriminatory, standard-setting, SSO

17.

Copyright as a Rule of Evidence

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Apr 2002
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 251 (94,309)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Copyright, Merger Doctrine, Orginality, Scenes a Faire, Fixation, Evidence

18.

Uncertainty and the Standard for Preliminary Relief

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 166
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Oct 2002
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 219 (104,768)
Citation 2

Abstract:

uncertainty, preliminary relief, preliminary injunction, error, unbiased error, Learned Hand, cost/benefit analysis

19.

Irreparable Benefits

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 305, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 210 (112,355)
Citation 2

Abstract:

20.

Google Book Search in the Gridlock Economy

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 151, 2011, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 11-09
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2014
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 156 (145,998)

Abstract:

Heller, gridlock, Gridlock Economy, Google Books, Google Book Search, copyright, fair use

21.

YouTube's Future - And Yes, it Has One

Progress & Freedom Foundation, Bulletin 2.3, December 2007, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 09-21
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 143 (155,682)
Citation 1

Abstract:

DMCA, Digital Millennium Copyright, safe harbor, copyright, fair use, YouTube, Google, storage, contributory, vicarious, fair use

22.

Captive Audiences and the First Amendment

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 106 (200,226)
Citation 2

Abstract:

First Amendment, captive audience, free speech, self-help

23.

MGM v. GROKSTER: Brief of Amici Curiae - Kenneth J. Arrow, Ian Ayres, Gary Becker, William M. Landes, Steven Levitt, Douglas Lichtman, Kevin Murphy, Randal Picker, Andrew Rosenfield, and Steven Shavell

Amicus Brief Filed in MGM v. Grokster, Supreme Court, 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Sep 2009
David A. Strauss, Douglas Lichtman and Andrew Rosenfield
University of Chicago Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 58 (295,368)

Abstract:

Grokster, Napster, vicarious liability, contributory infringement, indirect liability, third-party liability, copyright, peer-to-peer, Sony, Universal, substantial non-infringing use

24.

The Case Against YouTube

Los Angeles Times, March 20, 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Sep 2009
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 54 (302,966)

Abstract:

Viacom, YouTube, copyright, DMCA

25.

KaZaA and Punishment

Wall Street Journal, September 10, 2003
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Sep 2009
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 43 (330,995)

Abstract:

RIAA, peer-to-peer, Napster, Grokster, vicarious, contributory

26.

Patient Patents

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-05
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 0 (322,071)

Abstract:

patent, remedies, injunction, eBay, ongoing royalties, damages

27.

Patent Reform: Damages

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

patent law, damages, remedies, patent reform, patent legislation, intellectual property

28.

In Re Bilski

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

patent, patentable subject matter, bilski, intellectual property, business method patents

29.

The Bilski Oral Argument

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

patent, intellectual property, patentable subject matter, bilski, business method patent, oral argument

30.

Shepard Fairey v. The Associated Press

Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, copyright infringement, intellectual property, shepard fairey, fairey

31.

Privacy in a Networked World

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

privacy, internet, online, data mining

32.

Statutory Damages and the Tenenbaum Litigation

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

copyright, copyright infringement, damages, remedies, constitutional, intellectual property, statutory damages, tennenbaum, nesson

33.

Derivative Work

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

copyright, derivative work, copyright infringement, intellectual property, Harry Potter

34.

A Conversation with Chief Judge Paul Michel

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

patent, patent reform, federal circuit, intellectual property

35.

Everyone Hates DRM

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

copyright, DRM, digital rights management, encryption, digital watermark, intellectual property, youtube, ed felten, randy picker

36.

A Conversation with Fred von Lohmann

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

copyright, infringement, vicarious liability, intellectual property

37.

Can Content Survive Online?

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

copyright, intellectual property, internet, online content, entertainment law

38.

The First Sale Doctrine

Posted: 02 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2010
Douglas Lichtman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Abstract:

copyright, first sale, intellectual property, antitrust

39.

Telecommunications Law and Policy

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 61; U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 28
Posted: 02 Aug 2001
Duke University School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Georgetown University

Abstract: