Pamela Samuelson

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law & Information

Boalt Hall

341 North Addition

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

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Scholarly Papers (59)

1.

High Technology Entrepreneurs and the Patent System: Results of the 2008 Berkeley Patent Survey

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 255-327, 2009, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 4,173 (1,228)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Patents, Innovation, Intellectual Property

2.

Statutory Damages in Copyright Law: A Remedy in Need of Reform

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 439, 2009, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1375604
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2010
Pamela Samuelson and Tara Wheatland
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and GCI
Downloads 2,578 (3,049)
Citation 1

Abstract:

3.

Preliminary Thoughts on Copyright Reform

Utah Law Review, 2007, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1002676
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jul 2007
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,445 (8,817)
Citation 4

Abstract:

copyright, reform, computer technology, digital networks

4.

Google Book Search and the Future of Books in Cyberspace

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1535067
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jan 2010
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,351 (9,676)
Citation 5

Abstract:

5.

Unbundling Fair Uses

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1323834
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,253 (8,440)
Citation 3

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, free speech, free expression, innovation, competition

Five Challenges for Regulating the Global Information Society

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Aug 2000
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,008 (16,123)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Five Challenges for Regulating the Global Information Society

Regulating the Global Information Society, 2000
Posted: 09 Aug 2000
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Abstract:

7.

Does Copyright Protection Under the EU Software Directive Extend to Computer Program Behaviour, Languages and Interfaces?

European Intellectual Property Review, February 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Dec 2011
Pamela Samuelson, Thomas C. Vinje and William R. Cornish
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Clifford Chance LLP and University of Cambridge
Downloads 992 (11,496)

Abstract:

copyright, software, EU software directive, interoperability, interfaces, software functionality, decompilation, reverse engineering, patents, SAS v WPL, Court of Justice of the European Union, intellectual property, programming languages

8.

The Google Book Settlement as Copyright Reform

Wisconsin Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1683589
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 28 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2012
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 987 (15,673)

Abstract:

9.

Legally Speaking: The Dead Souls of the Google Booksearch Settlement

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 52, July 2009, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1387782
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Apr 2009
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 704 (26,200)
Citation 1

Abstract:

10.

A Reverse Notice and Takedown Regime to Enable Public Interest Uses of Technically Protected Copyrighted Works

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1007817, Duke Science, Technology & Innovation Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Aug 2007
Jerome H. Reichman, Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Pamela Samuelson
Duke University School of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 593 (31,717)
Citation 6

Abstract:

copyright, WIPO, Copyright Directive

11.

Can Online Piracy Be Stopped by Laws?

55(7) Communications of the ACM 25, 2012, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2171474
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 574 (26,575)

Abstract:

Stop Online Piracy Act, SOPA

12.

Legislative Alternatives to the Google Book Settlement

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 34, 2011, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1818126
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 570 (35,612)

Abstract:

13.

Why Copyright Law Excludes Systems and Processes from the Scope of its Protection

Texas Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 1, 2007, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1002666
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Jul 2007
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 562 (33,464)
Citation 5

Abstract:

copyright, ideas, expressions, patents, public domain

14.

Three Fundamental Flaws in CAFC's Oracle v. Google Decision

European Intellectual Property Review, October 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Aug 2015
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 455 (29,551)

Abstract:

Oracle v. Google, copyright law

15.
Downloads 433 ( 52,415)

Freedom to Tinker

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2605195
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 May 2015
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 382 (60,456)

Abstract:

IP, copyright, tinkering, innovation

Freedom to Tinker

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Aug 2016
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 51 (322,023)

Abstract:

Copyright, IP, Innovation, Patents, Tinkering, Trade Secrets, Trademark Law

Economic and Constitutional Influences on Copyright Law in the United States

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Oct 2000
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 432 (52,023)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Economic and Constitutional Influences on Copyright Law in the United States

United States Intellectual Property Law, 2000
Posted: 20 Oct 2000
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Abstract:

17.

The Strange Odyssey of Software Interfaces and Intellectual Property Law

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1323818
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 418 (42,211)

Abstract:

18.

Should Copyright Owners Have to Give Notice about Their Use of Technical Protection Measures?

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1058561
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2007
Pamela Samuelson and Jason Schultz
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 357 (63,563)

Abstract:

copyright, digital rights management, consumer protection

19.

Should Economics Play a Role in Copyright Law and Policy?

University of Ottawa Law & Technology Journal, Vol. 1, p. 1, 2003-2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Aug 2005
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 331 (63,350)
Citation 1

Abstract:

20.

Solving the Orphan Works Problem for the United States

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2013, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2323945
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
Duke University Libraries, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 330 (58,661)

Abstract:

copyright, orphan works, digital libraries, fair use, digitization, Google, HathiTrust

21.

Oracle v. Google: Are APIs Copyrightable?

55(11) Communications of the ACM, 2012, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2171447
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 328 (55,082)

Abstract:

Oracle, Google, API, Copyright

Functionality and Expression in Computer Programs: Refining the Tests for Software Copyright Infringement

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2667740
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Oct 2015
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 282 (85,916)

Abstract:

copyright, patent law, infringement, functionality

Functionality and Expression in Computer Programs: Refining the Tests for Software Copyright Infringement

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 03 Feb 2017
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 41 (354,082)

Abstract:

Copyright Infringement, Infringement, IP, Software Copyright

23.

The Copyright Principles Project: Directions for Reform

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 25, 2010, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1851857
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 27 May 2011
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 309 (66,993)

Abstract:

24.

The Quest for a Sound Conception of Copyright's Derivative Work Right

Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2138479
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 308 (65,237)

Abstract:

25.

Justifications for Copyright Limitations & Exceptions

Forthcoming chapter in Ruth Okediji (ed.), Copyright Law in an Age of Limitations and Exceptions
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 299 (45,761)

Abstract:

copyright, copyright limitations and exceptions, US copyright law

26.

Enriching Discourse on Public Domains

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 55, 2006, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 925052
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 Aug 2006
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 272 (86,048)
Citation 8

Abstract:

public domain, intellectual property, commons, licenses

27.

Principles for Resolving Conflicts Between Trade Secrets and the First Amendment

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 925056
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 19 Aug 2006
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 258 (84,042)
Citation 2

Abstract:

trade secrets, First Amendment, prior restraints, intellectual property

28.

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

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2272272
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jun 2013
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 239 (88,067)

Abstract:

Oracle v. Google appeal, antitrust, copyright

29.

Academic Author Objections to the Google Book Search Settlement

Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1553894
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Feb 2010
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 224 (105,313)
Citation 1

Abstract:

intellectual property law, cyberlaw, economics of networks, dispute resolution, Berkeley public law

30.

Questioning Copyright in Standards

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 48, 2007, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 925044
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Aug 2006
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 220 (104,871)
Citation 1

Abstract:

copyright, standards, codes, systems

31.

'Clues' for Determining Whether Business and Service Innovations are Unpatentable Abstract Ideas

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 15, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1690882
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Oct 2010
Jason Schultz and Pamela Samuelson
New York University School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 209 (113,078)

Abstract:

patent, Bilski, abstract idea

32.

Book Review: Is Copyright Reform Possible?

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 200 (115,164)

Abstract:

Copyright, Intellectual Property Law

33.

Statutory Damages: A Rarity in Copyright Laws Internationally, But for How Long?

Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2240569
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Pamela Samuelson, Phil Hill and Tara Wheatland
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Harvard Law School and GCI
Downloads 199 (97,888)

Abstract:

statutory damages, copyright law, international law

34.

Educational Fair Use Brief in Support of Georgia State University on Behalf of Amici Curiae Academic Authors and Legal Scholars

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2259697, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-034
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Duke University Libraries, American University - Washington College of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, New York University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 187 (114,623)

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, educational fair use, academic authors

35.

Why Plaintiffs Should Have to Prove Irreparable Harm in Copyright Preliminary Injunction Cases

Journal of Law & Policy for the Information Society, Vol. 5, 2009 , UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1495343
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Oct 2009
Pamela Samuelson and Krzysztof Bebenek
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 186 (125,228)
Citation 1

Abstract:

copyright, preliminary injunctions, presumption of irreparable harm, transformative uses

36.

Are Patents on Interfaces Impeding Interoperability?

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1323838
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 184 (121,755)
Citation 1

Abstract:

37.

The Generativity of Sony V. Universal: The Intellectual Legacy of Justice Stevens

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 1831, 2006, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 925127
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Aug 2006
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 183 (123,538)

Abstract:

copyright, intellectual property, secondary liability

38.

Possible Futures of Fair Use

Washington Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2584180
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Mar 2015
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 181 (88,822)

Abstract:

copyright, IP, cyberlaw, fair use

39.

Protecting Privacy Through Copyright Law?

Visions of Privacy in the Modern Age (Marc Rotenberg, ed., 2014, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 May 2014
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 177 (89,180)

Abstract:

copyright, privacy

40.

The Past, Present and Future of Software Copyright Interoperability Rules in the European Union and United States

34(3) European Intellectual Property Review (2010), UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2170550
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 162 (114,623)

Abstract:

Copyright, EU Law, Interoperability, Software, United States

41.

Brief Amici Curiae of 133 Academic Authors in Support of HathiTrust Digital Library

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Pamela Samuelson and David R. Hansen
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Duke University Libraries
Downloads 150 (155,463)

Abstract:

copyright, associational standing, standing, fair use, mass digitization, HathiTrust, Google Books

42.

A Fresh Look at Tests for Nonliteral Copyright Infringement

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 113 (164,633)

Abstract:

copyright, infringement, infringement analysis

43.

First Amendment Defenses in Trade Secrecy Cases

THE LAW AND THEORY OF TRADE SECRECY: A HANDBOOK ON CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH, Rochelle C. Dreyfuss, Katherine J. Strandburg, eds., 2010, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1623990
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jun 2010
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 112 (172,295)

Abstract:

cyberlaw, intellectual property, litigation and procedure, constitutional law, public law, economics of networks

44.

The Path of IP Studies: Growth, Diversification, and Hope

Texas Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 1757-1768 (2014), UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2469289, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 616
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
John M. Golden, Robert P. Merges and Pamela Samuelson
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 111 (166,488)

Abstract:

45.
Downloads 108 (159,040)

Abstract:

Google v Oracle America, copyright law, intellectual property

46.

Brief of Amici Curiae Academic Authors in Support of Defendant-Appellant and Reversal

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Nov 2012
Pamela Samuelson and David R. Hansen
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Duke University Libraries
Downloads 103 (204,029)

Abstract:

copyright, class action, academic authors, open access, fair use

47.

What Effects Do Legal Rules Have on Service Innovation?

HANDBOOK OF SERVICE SCIENCE, P.P. Maglio, C.A. Kieliszewski & J. Spohrer, eds., Springer, 2009, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1421946
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jun 2009
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 96 (212,532)

Abstract:

intellectual property law, cyberspace law, torts and product liability law

48.

The Uneasy Case for Software Copyrights Revisited

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 79, 2010-2011, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2171451
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 61 (250,339)

Abstract:

copyrights, software

49.

Brief of Amicus Curiae Authors Alliance in Support of Defendant-Appellees and Affirmance (The Authors Guild, Inc., et al. v. Google, Inc., et al.) (Second Circuit)

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jul 2014
Pamela Samuelson and David R. Hansen
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Duke University Libraries
Downloads 39 (254,046)

Abstract:

copyright, transformative, fair use, Google, HathiTrust, Authors Alliance, academic authors, search engine

50.

Brief of Amici Curiae Entrepreneurial and Consumer Advocates in Bilski v. Kappos, No. 08-964

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Pamela Samuelson and Jason Schultz
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 10 (460,572)

Abstract:

patent, amicus, Bilski

51.

Strategies for Discerning the Boundaries of Copyright and Patent Protections

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 0 (188,832)

Abstract:

Copyright, IP, Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Utility Patent

52.

Functional Compilations

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2808663
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Aug 2016
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 0 (235,860)

Abstract:

Copyright, IP, Intellectual Property, Patent Law

53.

Reconceptualizing Copyright's Merger Doctrine

63 Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2763903
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 0 (128,872)

Abstract:

copyright, merger doctrine, merged expression

54.

Extended Collective Licensing to Enable Mass Digitization: A Critique of the U.S. Copyright Office Proposal

European Intellectual Property Review, January 2016, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2683522
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 0 (193,723)

Abstract:

copyright, mass digitization, collective licensing

55.

Notice Failures Arising from Copyright Duration Rules

Boston University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Oct 2015
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 0 (254,046)

Abstract:

copyright, notice of copyright claims

56.

Challenges in Mapping the Public Domain

THE PUBLIC DOMAIN OF INFORMATION, P. Bernt Hugenholtz & Lucie Guibault, eds., Kluwer Law International, 2006
Posted: 19 Jul 2005
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Abstract:

Intellectual property, public domain, fair use, copyright

57.

The Story of Baker v. Selden: Sharpening the Distinction Between Authorship and Invention

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY STORIES, Jane C. Ginsburg and Rochelle C. Dreyfuss, eds., Foundation Press, 2005
Posted: 16 Jun 2005
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Abstract:

Copyrights, patents, intellectual property, software protection

58.

The Constitutional Law of Intellectual Property After Eldred v. Ashcroft

Journal of the Copyright Society, Vol. 50
Posted: 16 Jul 2003
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Abstract:

copyright, intellectual property, database protection, public domain, anti-circumvention, fair use, First Amendment

59.

Privacy as Intellectual Property?

Stanford Law Review
Posted: 02 Nov 2000
Pamela Samuelson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Abstract: