Kara W. Swanson

Northeastern University - School of Law

Professor of Law

416 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Intellectual Property and Public Health – A White Paper

Akron Intellectual Property Journal, Vol. 7, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2014
University of New Hampshire School of Law, Michigan State University - College of Law, University of Akron - School of Law, Regent University School of Law, University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, Georgia State University College of Law, Brooklyn Law School, University of Akron - School of Law, University of Akron - School of Law, New York University School of Law, Northeastern University - School of Law, University of Kansas - School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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public health, intellectual property, TRIPS, patent, healthcare, health, big data, innovation, health care, pharmaceuticals, alternatives, Hatch-Waxman, prizes, collectively governed systems, clinical trials, black box, transparency, Obamacare, privacy, human rights

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Getting a Grip on the Corset: Gender, Sexuality and Patent Law

Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, Vol. 23, p. 57, 2011
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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patent, intellectual property, gender, sexuality, feminism, corset, technology

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Food and Drug Law as Intellectual Property Law: Historical Reflections

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2011, Issue 2, pp. 331-398
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2015
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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Adultery by Doctor: Artificial Insemination, 1890–1945

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 2, pp. 591-633, 2012
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Mar 2012
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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Race and Selective Legal Memory: Reflections on Invention of a Slave

120 Columbia Law Review 1077 (2020)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2020
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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slavery, race, patent system, remembering

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The Corset

A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects, Claudy Op Den Camp and Dan Hunter, eds., Cambridge University Press (2019)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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technology, patent law, corset

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Patents, Politics and Abortion

Intellectual Property Law in Context: Law and Society Perspectives on IP, Willliam T. Gallagher and Debora J. Halbert, eds., Forthcoming 2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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'Great Men,' Law, and the Social Construction of Technology

Law and Social Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jul 2017
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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patents, lawyers, invention

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Intellectual Property and Gender: Reflections on Accomplishments and Methodology

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 175 - 198 (2015)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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10.

The End of Men, Again

Boston University Law Review Annex, Vol. 93, pp. 26-36, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 22 May 2013
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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Rethinking Body Property

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 193-259 (2016)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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body products, property, breast milk, blood, kidneys

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The Administration of Genius: Expertise and the Patent Bargain

Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 373-2020
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 May 2020
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law
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patent office, patent system, bureaucracy

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Rubbing Elbows and Blowing Smoke: Gender, Class, and Science in the Nineteenth-Century Patent Office

Isis: A Journal of the History of Science, Vol. 108, No. 1, pp. 1-22 (2017)
Posted: 18 Apr 2017
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law

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USPTO, patent office, gender

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The Doctor's Dilemma: Paternalisms in the Medicolegal History of Assisted Reproduction and Abortion

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 312-325 (2015)
Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law

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Abortion, Assisted Reproduction

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Authoring an Invention: Patent Production in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Book Chapter in "MAKING AND UNMAKING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: CREATIVE PRODUCTION IN LEGAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE," Mario Biagioli, Peter Jaszi, and Martha Woodmansee, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2011
Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Kara W. Swanson
Northeastern University - School of Law

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