Ben Depoorter

University of California Hastings College of Law

Professor of Law

200 McAllister Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

United States

Ugent - CASLE

Lecturer

Universiteitstraat 4

Belgium

Stanford CIS

Affiliate Scholar

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

31

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Duality in Property: Commons and Anticommons

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 00-32, Univ. of Virginia Law & Econ Research Paper No. 00-16
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Dec 2003
Francesco Parisi, Ben Depoorter and Norbert Schulz
University of Minnesota - Law School, University of California Hastings College of Law and University of Wuerzburg - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,664 (6,510)
Citation 24

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2.

Fair Use and Copyright Protection: A Price Theory Explanation

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 453-473, May 2002, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 01-03
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Feb 2001
Ben Depoorter and Francesco Parisi
University of California Hastings College of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
Downloads 1,198 (11,192)
Citation 15

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3.

Litigation, Judicial Path-Dependence, and Legal Change

European Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 20, No. 1, July 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 02-26
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Nov 2004
Vincy Fon, Francesco Parisi and Ben Depoorter
George Washington University - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Law School and University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 979 (14,030)
Citation 8

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4.

The Market for Intellectual Property: The Case of Complementary Oligopoly

THE ECONOMICS OF COPYRIGHT: DEVELOPMENTS IN RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS, W. Gordon, R. Watt, eds., Elgar Publishing, 2003, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 02-19
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Sep 2003
Francesco Parisi and Ben Depoorter
University of Minnesota - Law School and University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 975 (15,622)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Law and Economics, Property Law, Antitrust Law, anticommons, intellectual property, copyright collectives, complementary oligopoly

5.

Fragmentation in Property: Towards a General Model

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 158, No. 4, pp. 594-613, December 2002, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 02-03
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Feb 2002
Norbert Schulz, Francesco Parisi and Ben Depoorter
University of Wuerzburg - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Law School and University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 725 (24,599)
Citation 15

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6.

Simultaneous and Sequential Anticommons

European Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 17, No. 2, March 2004, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-11, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 279
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Mar 2003
Francesco Parisi, Norbert Schulz and Ben Depoorter
University of Minnesota - Law School, University of Wuerzburg - Department of Economics and University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 607 (32,232)
Citation 6

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7.

From 'Tragedy' to 'Disaster': Welfare Effects of Commons and Anticommons Dilemmas

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 26, pp. 104-122, 2006, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-23, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-26
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, University of Minnesota - Law School and University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 589 (33,019)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Property Law

8.

The Modernization of European Antitrust Enforcement: The Economics of Regulatory Competition

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 05-09
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Ben Depoorter and Francesco Parisi
University of California Hastings College of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
Downloads 587 (33,220)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Regulatory competition, antitrust, european competition law

9.

Fragmentation of Property Rights: A Functional Interpretation of the Law of Servitudes

Global Jurist Frontiers, Vol. 3, No. 1, March 25, 2003, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-24, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 284
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 May 2003
Ben Depoorter and Francesco Parisi
University of California Hastings College of Law and University of Minnesota - Law School
Downloads 551 (34,777)
Citation 1

Abstract:

property law, servitudes, fragmentation, anticommons

10.

Putting Humpty Dumpty Back Together: Experimental Evidence of Anticommons Tragedies

3 Journal of Law, Economics & Policy 1 (2006).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2014
Ben Depoorter and Sven Vanneste
University of California Hastings College of Law and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology
Downloads 532 (37,483)

Abstract:

Anticommons, property regimes, law and economics

11.

Copyright Backlash

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 84, 2011
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
Ben Depoorter, Sven Vanneste and Alain Van Hiel
University of California Hastings College of Law, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology
Downloads 524 (32,948)

Abstract:

Copyright Law, Expressive law, Social Norms, Enforcement

12.

Whistle Blowing

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 13, 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-56
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Dec 2004
Ben Depoorter and Jef De Mot
University of California Hastings College of Law and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Faculty of Law
Downloads 505 (39,340)
Citation 2

Abstract:

whistle blowing, False Claims Act, law and economics

13.

Norms and Enforcement: The Case Against Copyright Litigation

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 4, p. 1127, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
Ben Depoorter and Sven Vanneste
University of California Hastings College of Law and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology
Downloads 439 (44,618)
Citation 7

Abstract:

copyright law, litigation, P2P, file sharing

14.

Technology and Uncertainty: The Shaping Effect on Copyright Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 157, 2009, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-21
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
Ben Depoorter
University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 430 (40,202)
Citation 2

Abstract:

copyright law, timing, technology, social norms

15.

The Several Lives of Mickey Mouse: The Expanding Boundaries of Intellectual Property Law

Virginia Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 9, No. 4, Spring 2004
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Ben Depoorter
University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 325 (62,577)
Citation 2

Abstract:

intellectual property rights, legal evolution, complementary goods

16.

Never Two Without Three: Commons, Anticommons and Semicommons

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-36
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
Enrico Bertacchini, Jef De Mot and Ben Depoorter
University of Turin - Department of Economics, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Faculty of Law and University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 322 (67,543)
Citation 1

Abstract:

commons, anticommons, semicommons, property

17.

Horizontal Political Externalities: The Supply and Demand of Disaster Management

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 56, p. 101, 2006, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-03
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Oct 2006
Ben Depoorter
University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 321 (70,402)
Citation 3

Abstract:

political externalities, disaster management, Katrina

18.

Copyright Fee Shifting: A Proposal to Promote Fair Use and Fair Licensing

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2159325
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Oct 2012
Peter S. Menell and Ben Depoorter
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 225 (90,243)

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, mechanism design, fee shifting

19.

Fair Trespass

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 111, No. 5, 2011
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Jul 2011
Ben Depoorter
University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 188 (111,084)

Abstract:

property law, trespass, fair use

20.

Law in the Shadow of Bargaining: The Feedback Effect of Civil Settlements

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 95, 2010, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-14
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
Ben Depoorter
University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 174 (127,566)

Abstract:

settlement, litigation, torts

21.

Technology & Torts: A Theory of Memory Costs, Nondurable Precautions and Interference Effects

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-37
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
Ben Depoorter and Jef De Mot
University of California Hastings College of Law and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Faculty of Law
Downloads 128 (171,550)

Abstract:

tort law, tort award, precaution, technology

22.

Tort Law and Probabilistic Litigation: How to Apply Multipliers to Address the Problem of Negative Value Suits

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
Jef De Mot and Ben Depoorter
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Faculty of Law and University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 112 (193,225)
Citation 1

Abstract:

litigation, procedure, tort law

23.

Copyright False Positives

89 Notre Dame L. Rev. 319, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 74
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2014
Ben Depoorter and Robert Kirk Walker
University of California Hastings College of Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
Downloads 80 (191,972)

Abstract:

copyright law, enforcement, false positives, automation, bots, economics, litigation costs

24.

The Upside of Losing

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 113, p. 817, 2013, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 May 2013
Ben Depoorter
University of California Hastings College of Law
Downloads 73 (133,629)

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25.

How Law Frames Moral Intuitions: The Expressive Effect of Specific Performance

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 May 2013
Ben Depoorter and Stephan Tontrup
University of California Hastings College of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 68 (203,864)

Abstract:

contract remedies, specific performance, default rules, framing

Unavoidable Aesthetic Judgments in Copyright Law: A Community of Practice Standard

109 Nw. U. L. Rev. 343 (2015), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2016
Ben Depoorter and Robert Kirk Walker
University of California Hastings College of Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
Downloads 52 (308,072)

Abstract:

copyright, art

Unavoidable Aesthetic Judgments in Copyright Law: A Community of Practice Standard

Northwestern University Law Review, Rev. 343 (2014), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 164
Posted: 05 Sep 2015
Robert Kirk Walker and Ben Depoorter
University of California Hastings College of the Law and University of California Hastings College of Law

Abstract:

copyright, intellectual property, art, aesthetics, art history, theory, derivative works, useful articles, fair use

27.

The Multiplication Effect of Legal Insurance

13 New York University Journal of Law and Business 1 (2016), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Dec 2016
Ben Depoorter, Jef P. B. De Mot and Michael G. Faure
University of California Hastings College of Law, Ghent University and University of Maastricht - Faculty of Law, Metro
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28.

The Moral-Hazard Effect of Liquidated Damages: An Experiment on Contract Remedies

Journal Of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE) (Forthcoming), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 224
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Nov 2016
Ben Depoorter, Sven Hoeppner and Lars Freund
University of California Hastings College of Law, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 0 (341,700)

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29.

The Costs of Unenforced Laws: A Field Experiment

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-10, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2016
Ben Depoorter and Stephan Tontrup
University of California Hastings College of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 0 (213,891)

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30.

Copyright Alert Enforcement: Six Strikes and Privacy Harms

39 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts 233 (2015), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Feb 2016
Ben Depoorter and Alain Van Hiel
University of California Hastings College of Law and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology
Downloads 0 (249,179)

Abstract:

copyright, empirical study

31.

The Cross-Atlantic Law and Economics Divide: A Dissent

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 5
Posted: 17 Oct 2012
Ben Depoorter and Jef P. B. De Mot
University of California Hastings College of Law and Ghent University

Abstract:

Law and economics, Europe, US, law schools, law journals