Clark D. Asay

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

Associate Professor of Law

540 JRCB

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT 84602

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

A Case for the Public Domain

74 Ohio State Law Journal 753 (2013), Penn State Law Research Paper No. 8-2013
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2018
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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intellectual property, public domain, open source, free software, Creative Commons

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Enabling Patentless Innovation

74 Maryland Law Review 431 (2015), Penn State Law Research Paper No. 28-2013
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2015
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 259 (117,881)
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Patents, open source, innovation, intellectual property, patent trolls

3.

Software's Copyright Anticommons

66 Emory Law Journal 265 (2017), BYU Law Research Paper No. 16-08
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 30 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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copyright, anticommons, fair use, software, innovation, intellectual property, open source, free software, Oracle, Google, Android, Java

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Kirtsaeng and the First-Sale Doctrine's Digital Problem

Stanford Law Review Online, Vol. 66, pp. 17-23, 2013, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 29-2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 May 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2015
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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copyright, Kirtsaeng, first-sale doctrine, first-sale rights, digital copyright

5.

The Informational Value of Patents

31 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 259 (2016), BYU Law Research Paper No. 15-19
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Patents, patent pledge, innovation, Tesla, IBM, Microsoft, Twitter, intellectual property, Nautilus, Alice, CLS Bank

6.

Artificial Stupidity

61 William & Mary Law Review (2020, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jun 2019
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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AI, artificial intelligence, machine learning, intellectual property, patent, copyright, trade secrecy, theory of the firm, antitrust

7.

Patent Pacifism

85 George Washington Law Review 645 (2017), BYU Law Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2017
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Patents, Patent Trolls, Patent Assertion Entities, Non-Practicing Entities, Software, Biotechnology, Semiconductors, Pharmaceuticals, Patent Litigation, Patent Assertion

8.

Intellectual Property Law Hybridization

87 University of Colorado Law Review 65 (2016), BYU Law Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Patent, copyright, innovation, fair use, injunctive relief

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Does Innovation Mean Patent Licensing Demands?

101 Iowa Law Review Online 74 (2016), BYU Law Research Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2016
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Patent, Patents, Patent Licensing, Innovation, Patent Trolls

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Copyright's Technological Interdependencies

18 Stanford Technology Law Review 189 (2015)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2019
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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copyright, innovation, technology, IP, intellectual property

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Patenting Elasticities

91 Southern California Law Review 1 (2017), BYU Law Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2018
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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patent, copyright, trademark, trade secrecy, intellectual property, Defend Trade Secrets Act, America Invents Act, Supreme Court

12.

Transformative Use in Software

70 Stanford Law Review Online 9 (2017), BYU Law Research Paper No. 17-18
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2017
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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copyright, fair use, transformative use, Java, Android, Google, Oracle

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Consumer Information Privacy and the Problem(s) of Third-Party Disclosures

11 Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property 321 (2013), Penn State Law Research Paper No. 19-2013
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2015
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Information privacy, consumers

14.

Is Transformative Use Eating the World?

61 Boston College Law Review (2020, Forthcoming), BYU Law Research Paper No. 19-06
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2019
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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copyright, fair use, transformative use, intellectual property

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The Informational Effects of Patent Pledges

PATENT PLEDGES - GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON PATENT LAW'S PRIVATE ORDERING FRONTIER (Jorge L. Contreras and Meredith Jacob, eds., New York: Edward Elgar, 2016 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 May 2015 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2015
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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patents, patent, pledges, innovation

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Ex Post Incentives and IP in Garcia v. Google and Beyond

67 Stanford Law Review Online 37 (2014)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2015
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Copyright; patent trolls; intellectual property theory

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Saving Software's Fair Use Future

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Forthcoming, BYU Law Research Paper No. 18-19
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2018
Pamela Samuelson and Clark D. Asay
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Oracle v. Google appeal, copyright, fair use, good faith, transformative, functionality

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The General Public License Version 3.0: Making or Breaking the FOSS Movement?

14 Mich. Telecomm. Tech. L. Rev. 265 (2008)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Sep 2012
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Open Source, Free Software, General Public License, GPL

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Oracle America, Inc. v. Google Inc., Brief of Amici Curiae 42 Intellectual Property Law Professors in Support of Defendant-Cross Appellant Google Inc.

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jun 2017
Pamela Samuelson and Clark D. Asay
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Oracle v. Google appeal, copyright, fair use, good faith, transformative, functionality

20.

Patent Schisms

104 Iowa Law Review 45 (2018), BYU Law Research Paper No. 18-03
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2018
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Patents, property, intellectual property, IP, innovation

21.

Keeping Low Sanctions Low

Florida Law Review Forum, Vol. 66, 2015
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Jan 2015
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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copyright; technology; infringement; sanctions