Wendy J. Gordon

Boston University School of Law

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Boston, MA 02215

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Intellectual Property

As published in THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF LEGAL STUDIES, Peter Cane and Mark Tushnet, eds., Oxford University Press, pp. 617-646, October 2003
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Jun 2003
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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intellectual property, copyright, patent, trademark, trade secrecy, rights in industrial design, rights of publicity, database rights, rights against misappropriation, "intangible" as a unifying concept, intellectual property doctrines, IP doctrines, "intellectual" as a unifying concept, similitude among patterns in IP, normative basis of IP doctrines, Lockean theories in IP, fair use, cybersquatting, rights of publicity, economics of IP, monopoly analysis, game theory perspective in IP, comparative institutional competence, justice, desert, labor theory of property, gift, gratitude, price discrimination, monopoly, deadweight loss, legal categories, taxonomy, public domain

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Excuse and Justification in the Law of Fair Use: Commodification and Market Perspectives

THE COMMODIFICATION OF INFORMATION, Niva Elkin-Koren & Neil Weinstock Netanel, eds., Kluwer Law International, 2002
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Dec 2001
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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1) Copyright as Tort Law's Mirror Image, and 2) of Harms and Benefits: Torts, Restitution, and Intellectual Property (Reprinted from J. Legal Stud.)

McGeorge Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 533-570, 2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Aug 2003
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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copyright, torts, restitution, intellectual property, incentives, sanctions, harm/benefit distinction, property rights, law & economics, sticks & carrots, market failure, Coasian bargaining, public goods

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Authors, Publishers, and Public Goods: Trading Gold for Dross

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 36, p. 159, Fall 2002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Dec 2002
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, CTEA, copyright term, extension of copyright term, retrospective extension of copyright, non-creative physical activities, Copyright, free riding, constitutionally impermissible tradeoff, free-rider problems, deadweight loss, increased costs of creation, creative public goods, public goods, Copyright Clause, intellectual property, creative activities, restraining creativity, creative mental activity, duration of intellectual property, limits to duration of intellectual property

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The Concept of 'Harm' in Copyright

Intellectual Property and the Common Law (Cambridge University Press, Shyamkrishna Balganesh, ed., 2013, Forthcoming), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-28
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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copyright infringement, trespass compared with copyright, tort theory, incentives, harm, benefits, restitution, losses, foregone license fees, fair use, copyright prima facie case, counterfactual, historical-worsening, noncomparative

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The Core of Copyright: Authors, Not Publishers

Houston Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2014, p. 613, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-01, Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Arrow information paradox, Hohfield, IP economics, publication, dissemination, creativity, incentives, copyright constitutinality, Eldred, Golan, copyright economics, common-law copyright, copyright as tort, publication, distribution right as secondary liability, Edmund Kitch, Prospect Theory

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Dissemination Must Serve Authors: How the U.S. Supreme Court Erred

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 2013, 10(1), 1-19, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-33, Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-33
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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copyright, authors, disseminators, publishers, common-law copyright, incentive-access paradigm, trade secret, secondary liability, distribution right, price as signal, Arrow paradox, self-help, arms race, Golan, comparative institutional analysis, intellectual property

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Current Patent Laws Cannot Claim the Backing of Human Rights

Chapter 9 in Intellectual Property and Human Rights: A Paradox, ed. by Willem Grosheide (Edward Elgar Ltd., 2010) , Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-43
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2013
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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patent law, intellectual property, human rights, authorship, inventorship, copyright, John Locke, Internat'l Covenant on Econ., Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), developing nations, pharmaceutical patents, independent invention, Lawrence Becker, natural rights, moral entitlements, first to file

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Intellectual Property as Price Discrimination: Implications for Contract

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 73, P. 1367, 1998
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Oct 1999 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2015
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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intellectual property

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Copyright Owners' Putative Interests in Privacy, Reputation, and Control: A Reply to Goold

103 Va. L. Rev. Online, 2017, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-11
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 16 May 2017
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Copyright,Torts,Causation,Factual causation,Privacy,Right to exclude,Reputation,Berne Convention,Improper appropriation,Substantial similarity,Fair use,Dastar,Trademark treatment of authorial source,Moral rights,Attribution,Integrity,Authorship,Exclusivity,plagiarism

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Fair Use in Oracle: Proximate Cause at the Copyright/Patent Divide

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 389, 2020
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Mar 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Asymmetric Market Failure and Prisoner's Dilemma in Intellectual Property

17 UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON LAW REVIEW 853-69 & 871-81 (1992) (symposium article & presentation). Translated into Spanish and published in the LATIN AMERICAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY JOURNAL as Fallas Asimeìtricas del Mercado y el Dilema del Prisionero en Propiedad Intelectual, RLAPI 2 (2011).
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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copyright, market asymmetry, copyright, restitution, prisoners' dilemma, misappropriation, IP policy, IP, competition, INS v AP, Of Harms and Benefits, autonomy, allocation

An Inquiry into the Merits of Copyright: The Challenges of Consistency, Consent and Encouragement Theory

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 6, 1989
Number of pages: 130 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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An Inquiry into the Merits of Copyright: The Challenges of Consistency, Consent and Encouragement Theory

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 6, 1989
Number of pages: 130 Posted: 26 May 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Fair Use as Market Failure: A Structural and Economic Analysis of the Betamax Case and Its Predecessors

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 1600, 1982, reprinted in 1 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND BUSINESS (STEPHEN E. MARGOLIS & CRAIG M. NEWMARK, EDS., Edward Elgar Publishing: Business Economics Series. 2010); in 1 THE ECONOMICS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 377-434 (RUTH TOWSE & RUDI W. HOLZHAUER, EDS., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2002); and at 30 JOURNAL OF
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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copyright, fair use, coronavirus, lockdown, transformativeness, intrinsic use, isolation, home copying

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How Oracle Erred: The 'Use/Explanation Distinction' and the Future of Computer Copyright

Copyright Law in an Age of Limitations and Exceptions 319 (Ruth L. Okediji ed., 2017), Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 20-11
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Comment on Data Protection Statutes and Bioinformatic Databases

Boston University journal of Science and Technology Law, Vol. 8, No. 180, 2002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 May 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Enforcing Coasian Bribes for Non-Price Benefits: A New Role for Restitution

67 Southern California Law Review 1519
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 May 2020
Wendy J. Gordon and Tamar Frankel
Boston University School of Law and Boston University School of Law
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How the Oracle Erred: The 'Use/Explanation Distinction' and the Future of Computer Copyright

Copyright in an Age of Limitations and Exceptions, Ruth Okediji, Ed., Cambridge University Press (2017), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Jun 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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method of operation, copyright in computer programs, interoperability, functionality, useful article, copyrightability, merger, Baker v. Selden, Copying for use or explanation, API, fair use, Oracle v. Google, Lotus v. Borland, Altai, TrafFix, 17 USC § 113, § 102(b), SSO

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A Property Right in Self-Expression: Equality and Individualism in the Natural Law of Intellectual Property

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 102, No. 7, 1993
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 30 Apr 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Excuse and Justification in the Law of Fair Use: Transaction Costs Have Always Been Part of the Story

Wendy J. Gordon, Excuse and Justification in the Law of Fair Use: Transaction Costs Have Always Been Part of the Story, 50 J. Copyright Soc'y U.S.A. 149 (2002-2003)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 May 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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copyright, fair use, justification, excuse, free speech, intellectual property, commodification, Spheres of Justice, welfare economics

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Truth and Consequences: The Force of Blackmail's Central Case

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 141, No. 5, 1993
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Apr 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Market Failure and Intellectual Property: A Response to Professor Lunney

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 1031, 2002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 May 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Reality as Artifact: From Feist to Fair Use

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 55, No. 2, 1992
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Apr 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Render Copyright unto Caesar: On Taking Incentives Seriously

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 75, 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Discipline and Nourish: On Constructing Commons

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 12, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Trespass-Copyright Parallels and the Harm-Benefit Distinction

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 122, No. 62, p. 62, 80
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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The 'Why' of Markets: Fair Use and Circularity

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 116, No. 358, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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On Owning Information: Intellectual Property and the Restitutionary Impulse

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 1, 1992
Number of pages: 136 Posted: 26 May 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Norms of Communication and Commodification

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 144, No. 2321, 1996
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 May 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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Counter-Manifesto: Student-Edited Reviews and the Intellectual Properties of Scholarship

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 541, 1994
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 May 2020
Wendy J. Gordon
Boston University School of Law
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