Alfred C. Yen

Boston College - Law School

Professor of Law

885 Centre Street

Newton, MA 02459-1163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

Internet Service Provider Liability for Subscriber Copyright Infringement, Enterprise Liability and the First Amendment

Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 2000-03
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Sep 2000
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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Citation 8

Abstract:

copyright, law, internet, service provider

Internet Service Provider Liability for Subscriber Copyright Infringement, Enterprise Liability and the First Amendment

Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 2000-03
Posted: 05 Sep 2000
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School

Abstract:

copyright, law, internet, service provider

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A Preliminary Economic Analysis of Napster: Internet Technology, Copyright Liability, and the Possibility of Coasean Bargaining

Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 2001-01
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Apr 2001
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
Downloads 1,027 (16,204)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Napster, intellectual property, copyright, economics

3.

Third Party Copyright Liability after Grokster

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 1, 184-240, 2006, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 90
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
Downloads 459 (46,602)
Citation 1

Abstract:

third party copyright liability, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd., music sharing, tort theory, conflicts in law, intellectual property, internet law, law and technology

4.

Western Frontier or Feudal Society?: Metaphors and Perceptions of Cyberspace

Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 04
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Sep 2002
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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Restoring the Natural Law: Copyright as Labor and Possession

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 51, pp. 517-559, 1990, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 1990-04
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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Citation 7

Abstract:

modern copyright jurisprudence, copyright law, natural law, economic efficiency, copyright protection, copyright theory, economic copyright model

6.

Sony, Tort Doctrines, and the Puzzle of Peer-to-Peer

Case Western Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 815-865, 2005, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
Downloads 363 (64,432)

Abstract:

copyright, peer-to-peer, filesharing, Grokster, Napster, Aimster, Internet, downloading, music, movies, piracy, infringement, vicarious liability, contributory liability, third party liability, secondary liability, intellectual property

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What Federal Gun Control Can Teach Us About the Dmca's Anti-Trafficking Provisions

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2003, No. 4, pp. 673-695, 2003, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 09
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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Abstract:

copyright, digital rights management, digital millennium copyright act, fair use, public domain, circumvention, circumvention technology, internet, law, consumers

8.

Eldred, the First Amendment, and Aggressive Copyright Claims

Houston Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 673-695, 2003, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2012
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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Copyright Opinions and Aesthetic Theory

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 71, pp. 247-302, 1998, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 1998-05
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Jul 2005
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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Citation 3

Abstract:

aesthetic reasoning, legal reasoning, copyright jurisprudence, aesthetic theory, doctrines in copyright law, legal objectivity, judicial opinions

10.

Torts and the Construction of Inducement and Contributory Liability in Amazon and Visa

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol.34, No.4, 2009, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
Downloads 135 (166,676)
Citation 1

Abstract:

intellectual property infringement, torts, file sharing, copyright liability

11.

A First Amendment Perspective on the Construction of Third Party Copyright Liability

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 5, 2009, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2009
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
Downloads 110 (200,636)
Citation 1

Abstract:

copyright infringement, New York Times v. Sullivan, Gertz v. Robert Welch, First Amendment

12.

The Constructive Role of Confusion in Trademark

North Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 317
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Mar 2014
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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Early Scholarship Offers and the NCAA

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2011, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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A Preliminary First Amendment Analysis of Legislation Treating News Aggregation as Copyright Infringement

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 947-975, 2010, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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Intent and Trademark Infringement

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 3, 2015, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 380
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2015
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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The Puzzle of Deflategate: Private Agreements and the Possibility of Biased Justice

Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2016, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 446
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Apr 2017
Alfred C. Yen
Boston College - Law School
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