Ben Depoorter

University of California Hastings College of Law

Max Radin Distinguished Professor of Law

200 McAllister Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

United States

Ugent - CASLE

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Universiteitstraat 4

Belgium

Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society

Affiliate Scholar

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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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 1,796 (8,058)
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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 1,324 (13,195)
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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 1,138 (16,640)
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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
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Law and Economics, Property Law, Antitrust Law, anticommons, intellectual property, copyright collectives, complementary oligopoly

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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 767 (29,541)
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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
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Copyright Law, Expressive law, Social Norms, Enforcement

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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
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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
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Regulatory competition, antitrust, european competition law

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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
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Property Law

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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
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property law, servitudes, fragmentation, anticommons

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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 611 (40,178)
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copyright law, timing, technology, social norms

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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
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Anticommons, property regimes, law and economics

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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
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whistle blowing, False Claims Act, law and economics

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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
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copyright law, litigation, P2P, file sharing

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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
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intellectual property rights, legal evolution, complementary goods

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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 361 (77,078)
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commons, anticommons, semicommons, property

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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 339 (82,916)
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political externalities, disaster management, Katrina

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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 316 (89,696)

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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
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copyright, fair use, mechanism design, fee shifting

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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 248 (116,224)

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property law, trespass, fair use

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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
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settlement, litigation, torts

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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 Walker
University of California Hastings College of Law and UC Berkeley School of Law
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copyright law, enforcement, false positives, automation, bots, economics, litigation costs

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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
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tort law, tort award, precaution, technology

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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
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copyright, empirical study

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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 114 (228,785)

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contract remedies, specific performance, default rules, framing

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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 114 (228,785)
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litigation, procedure, tort law

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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
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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 Walker
University of California Hastings College of Law and UC Berkeley School of Law
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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 Walker and Ben Depoorter
UC Berkeley School of Law and University of California Hastings College of Law

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

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Price Discrimination & Intellectual Property

UC Hastings Research Paper No. 303, Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 18-26
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2018
Ben Depoorter and Michael J. Meurer
University of California Hastings College of Law and Boston University - School of Law
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Patents, copyright, intellectual property, price discrimination, antitrust, arbitrage, metering, sorting

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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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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

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