Brett M. Frischmann

Villanova University - School of Law

The Charles Widger Endowed University Professor in Law, Business and Economics

299 N. Spring Mill Road

Villanova, PA 19085

United States

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

An Economic Theory of Infrastructure and Commons Management

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 89, pp. 917-1030, April 2005
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 14 Sep 2004
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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Infrastructure, commons, property, information, environment, intellectual, Internet, propertization, privatization, deregulation, commercialization, network, externalitiy, public good, demand-side, tragedy of the commons, free riding, network neutrality

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A Dynamic Institutional Theory of International Law

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 51, 2003
Number of pages: 131 Posted: 01 Jan 2004
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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international law, international cooperation, compliance, rational choice theory, institutionalism, institutions, international relations, dispute settlement, WTO, DSU, regimes

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Spillovers

107 Columbia Law Review 257 (2007)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2020
Mark A. Lemley and Brett M. Frischmann
Stanford Law School and Villanova University - School of Law
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Some Thoughts on Shortsightedness and Intergenerational Equity

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 36, p. 457, 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 May 2005
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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Intergenerational, shortsighted, justice, Lyceum

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Privatization and Commercialization of the Internet Infrastructure: Rethinking Market Intervention into Government and Government Intervention into the Market

Columbia Science and Technology Law Review, Vol. II, 2000-2001
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Nov 2003
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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Revitalizing Essential Facilities

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 75, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Spencer Weber Waller and Brett M. Frischmann
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Villanova University - School of Law
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antitrust, essential facilities, infrastructure, open access, intellectual property, refusals to deal

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Human-Focused Turing Tests: A Framework for Judging Nudging and Techno-Social Engineering of Human Beings

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 441
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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nudge, nudging, manipulation, Turing, rationality, common sense

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Constructing Commons in the Cultural Environment

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 95, p. 657, 2010
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 28 May 2010
Michael J. Madison, Brett M. Frischmann and Katherine J. Strandburg
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, Villanova University - School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 977 (24,640)
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commons, common pools, governance, public goods, information, knowledge, intellectual property, patent pools

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Network Neutrality and the Economics of an Information Superhighway: A Reply to Professor Yoo

Jurimetrics, Vol. 47, 2007
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Brett M. Frischmann and Barbara van Schewick
Villanova University - School of Law and Stanford Law School
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network neutrality, Internet, discrimination, congestion, telecommunications

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Infrastructure: the Social Value of Shared Resources (Introduction)

B. Frischmann, INFRASTRUCTURE: THE SOCIAL VALUE OF SHARED RESOURCES, Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Feb 2012
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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infrastructure, commons, open access, public goods

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Commercializing University Research Systems in Economic Perspective: A View from the Demand Side

Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth, 2005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Apr 2005
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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University research, patents, infrastructure, university entrepreneurship, technology transfer, intellectual property policy, innovative activity, faculty innovation, commercialization and licensing

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The Evolving Doctrine of Copyright Misuse

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jul 2006
Brett M. Frischmann and Daniel Moylan
Villanova University - School of Law and Murphy & Shaffer LLC
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copyright, misuse, unclean hands, antitrust, intellectual property

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Tragedy of the Commons after 50 Years

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Sep 2019
Alain Marciano, Brett M. Frischmann and Giovanni Battista Ramello
Université de Montpellier, Villanova University - School of Law and University of Esatern Piedmont Law School
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Garrett Hardin, Tragedy of the Commons, Commons, Common Pool Resources, Vincent Ostrom, Elinor Ostrom, Open Access, Infrastructures

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Innovation and Institutions: Rethinking the Economics of U.S. Science and Technology Policy

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 24, 2000
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 13 Feb 2005
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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Innovation, information, science, technology, intellectual property, patent, institution, Bayh-Dole

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Evaluating the Demsetzian Trend in Copyright Law

Review of Law and Economics, 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Nov 2005
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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Copyright, intellectual property, Demsetz, property, commons, semicommons, spillover, externality, public good, expression, privatization, propertization

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The Prospect of Reconciling Internet and Cyberspace

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 35, pp. 205-234, 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Mar 2004
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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internet, cyberlaw, cyberspace, metaphor

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Cultural Environmentalism and the Wealth of Networks

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 1083, 2007
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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intellectual property, information environment, cultural environment, social production, peer production, network, Internet, culture, information, network neutrality

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Governing Knowledge Commons -- Introduction & Chapter 1

Governing Knowledge Commons, Brett M. Frischmann, Michael J. Madison and Katherine J. Strandburg, eds., Oxford University Press, 2014
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2014
Brett M. Frischmann, Michael J. Madison and Katherine J. Strandburg
Villanova University - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and New York University School of Law
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commons, common pools, governance, public goods, information, knowledge, intellectual property, patent pools

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Engineering Humans with Contracts

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 493
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
Brett M. Frischmann and Evan Selinger
Villanova University - School of Law and Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy
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Electronic Contracts, Taylorism, Nudge, Techno-Social Engineering, Contracts

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The Internet and the Network Neutrality Debate

B. Frischmann, Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources, p. 317, Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jul 2012
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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infrastructure, commons, open access, public goods, network neutrality, open internet, end-to-end

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The University as Constructed Cultural Commons

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 30, 2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Michael J. Madison, Brett M. Frischmann and Katherine J. Strandburg
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, Villanova University - School of Law and New York University School of Law
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commons, common pools, governance, public goods, information, knowledge, intellectual property, patent pools, university

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Two Enduring Lessons from Elinor Ostrom

Journal of Institutional Economics, 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 22 May 2013
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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Ostrom, commons, externalities, institutional economics, institutions, IAD

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Defining Infrastructure and Commons Management

B. Frischmann, Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources, p. 3, Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Jul 2012
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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infrastructure, commons, social value of shared resources

Capabilities, Spillovers, and Intellectual Progress: Toward a Human Flourishing Theory for Intellectual Property

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 442
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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intellectual property, capabilities, human flourishing, nonrival, copyright, patent, Progress

Capabilities, Spillovers, and Intellectual Progress: Toward a Human Flourishing Theory for Intellectual Property

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 2017, 14(1/2), 1-38
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Jan 2018
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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Peer-to-Peer Technology as Infrastructure: An Economic Argument for Retaining Sony's Safe Harbor for Technologies Capable of Substantial Noninfringing Uses

Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., p. 329, 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 May 2005
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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copyright, grokster, napster, peer-to-peer, p2p, noninfringing use, Sony, infrastructure, contributory liability, vicarious liability

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Understanding the Problem of Social Cost

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 435
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jun 2014
Brett M. Frischmann and Alain Marciano
Villanova University - School of Law and Université de Montpellier
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Coase, The Problem of Social Cost, Liability, Law and Economics

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Intellectual Infrastructure

B. Frischmann, Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources, p. 253, Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Jul 2012
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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infrastructure, commons, open access, public goods, intellectual property, information, cultural environment, patent, copyright, First Amendment, ideas

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Reply: The Complexity of Commons

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 95, p. 839, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 May 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2010
Michael J. Madison, Brett M. Frischmann and Katherine J. Strandburg
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, Villanova University - School of Law and New York University School of Law
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commons, common pools, governance, public goods, information, knowledge, intellectual property, patent pools

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Speech, Spillovers, and the First Amendment

University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2008
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2009
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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speech, communication, spillover, externality, First Amendment

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Knowledge Commons (2016)

Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law (Vol. II – Analytical Methods), Peter Menell & David Schwartz, eds. (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Michael J. Madison, Katherine J. Strandburg and Brett M. Frischmann
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, New York University School of Law and Villanova University - School of Law
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Knowledge commons, commons in the cultural environment, information commons, cultural commons, science commons, data commons, knowledge pools, Intellectual property, property, governance

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Spillovers Theory and Its Conceptual Boundaries

William & Mary Law Review, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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intellectual property, spillovers, externalities

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Environmental Infrastructure

Ecology Law Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2014
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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infrastructure, commons, environment, ecosystem, nature, semi-commons, public goods, environmental law

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Understanding the Role of the BBC as a Provider of Public Infrastructure

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 507
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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infrastructure, media, BBC, commons, spillovers, public goods, intermediary

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Thoughts on Techno-Social Engineering of Humans and the Freedom to Be Off (or Free from Such Engineering)

17 Theoretical Inquiries in Law (2016, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Dec 2015
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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techno-social engineering of humans, emotions, preferences

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Managing Congestion

B. Frischmann, Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources, p. 136, Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jul 2012
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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infrastructure, commons, open access, public goods, congestion, cross-crowding

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Nudging Humans

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 19 Sep 2019
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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nudge, nudging, Taylorism, Skinner, behaviorism, choice architecture, code is law, GPS, humanity, human-computer interface, contract, manipulation, dark patterns, surveillance, privacy, Thaler, Sunstein, social engineering, behavioral economics

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Compliance Institutions in Treaties

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Brett M. Frischmann and James C. Hartigan
Villanova University - School of Law and University of Oklahoma
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treaty, compliance, international law, institutions, uncertainty, evolving games, game theory

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The Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network and the Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium as Nested Knowledge Commons

in Knowledge Commons Governance (B. Frischmann, M. Madison, and K. Strandburg, eds.) (OUP 2014)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Dec 2014
Katherine J. Strandburg, Brett M. Frischmann and Can Cui
New York University School of Law, Villanova University - School of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Knowledge commons, IAD framework, Rare Disease Clinical Research Network, Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium, research consortia

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Intergenerational Progress

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2011, p. 123
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 19 May 2011
Mark P. McKenna and Brett M. Frischmann
Notre Dame Law School and Villanova University - School of Law
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intellectual property, intergenerational equity, utilitarian, shortsighted

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The Pull of Patents

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 5, p. 2143, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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patent, demand, university research, technology transfer, infrastructure, infrastructural capital, intellectual property, commercialization

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Supply Side Incentives

B. Frischmann, Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources, p. 159, Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Jul 2012
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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infrastructure, commons, open access, public goods, forced sharing, nondiscrimination, incentives, incentives to invest

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Algorithmic Bloodhounds

Forthcoming, The American Journal of Bioethics vol. 18 no. 2 (2018): 24-26.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2018
Evan Selinger and Brett M. Frischmann
Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy and Villanova University - School of Law
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Quantified Self, Social Surveillance, Privacy

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Governing Medical Knowledge Commons - Introduction and Chapter 1

From: Governing Medical Knowledge Commons, Katherine J. Strandburg, Brett M. Frischmann, & Michael J. Madison, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Oct 2017
Katherine J. Strandburg, Brett M. Frischmann and Michael J. Madison
New York University School of Law, Villanova University - School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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commons, knowledge commons, tragedy of the commons, common pools, common pool resources, governance, public goods, information, knowledge, intellectual property, patent pools, medical research, user innovation

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Systems of Intellectual Capital

Texas Law Review See Also, Vol. 93, p. 231, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Aug 2015
Brett M. Frischmann and Mark P. McKenna
Villanova University - School of Law and Notre Dame Law School
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human capital, intellectual capital, intellectual property, innovation

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Knowledge Commons (2019)

Forthcoming in Hudson, Blake, Rosenbloom, Jonathan, and Cole, Dan eds., Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons, Abingdon, UK: Routledge
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Michael J. Madison, Brett M. Frischmann and Katherine J. Strandburg
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, Villanova University - School of Law and New York University School of Law
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knowledge commons, commons in the cultural environment, information commons, cultural commons, science commons, data commons, knowledge pools, intellectual property, property, governance

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Comparative Analysis of Innovation Failures and Institutions in Context

Houston Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2020
Mark P. McKenna and Brett M. Frischmann
Notre Dame Law School and Villanova University - School of Law
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patent, copyright, trademark, intellectual property, institution, comparative

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Before the Federal Communications Commission Washington, D.C. - Comments of Professor Brett M. Frischmann

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Apr 2010
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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open internet, network neutrality, prioritization, discrimination, infrastructure, network management

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Privacy as Commons: Case Evaluation Through the Governing Knowledge Commons Framework

8 JOURNAL OF INFORMATION POLICY 116 (2018)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Mar 2020
Madelyn Sanfilippo, Brett M. Frischmann and Katherine J. Strandburg
CITP, Princeton University, Villanova University - School of Law and New York University School of Law
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commons, knowledge commons, privacy, contextual integrity

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Using the Multi-Layered Nature of International Emissions Trading and of International-Domestic Legal Systems to Escape a Multi-State Compliance Dilemma

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Fall 2000
Posted: 19 Sep 2000
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law

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Total Downloads: 31
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Avoiding a Cliff Dive

Science, Vol. 321, pp. 491-92, July 25, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Aug 2008
Brett M. Frischmann
Villanova University - School of Law
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Internet, generativity, Zittrain