Catherine Fisk

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong Professor of Law

215 Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

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Scholarly Papers (54)

1.

Working Knowledge: Trade Secrets, Restrictive Covenants in Employment, and the Rise of Corporate Intellectual Property, 1800-1920

Loyola-LA Public Law Research Paper No. 2001-2
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 22 Mar 2001
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 744 (36,144)
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Restoring Equity in Right to Work

UC Irvine Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, p. 859, May 2014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Catherine Fisk and Benjamin I. Sachs
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Harvard Law School
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Police Unions

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 3, 2017
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Catherine Fisk and L. Song Richardson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 471 (64,716)
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Police Unions

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 3, May 2017
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 02 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Catherine Fisk and L. Song Richardson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 45 (446,275)

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Political Speech and Association Rights after Knox v. Seiu Local 1000

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 5, 2013
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2012
Catherine Fisk and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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'An Ingenious Man Enabled by Contract': Entrepreneurship and the Rise of Contract

Duke Science, Technology & Innovation Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 May 2007
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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The Story of Ingersoll-Rand V. Ciavatta: Employee Inventors in Corporate Research & Development-Reconciling Innovation with Entrepreneurship

EMPLOYMENT LAW STORIES, Samuel Estreicher & Gillian Lester, eds., Foundation Press, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Aug 2006
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Privacy, Power, and Humiliation at Work: Re-Examining Appearance Regulation as an Invasion of Privacy

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 101
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 267 (124,428)
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The NLRB in Administrative Law Exile: Problems with its Structure and Function and Suggestions for Reform

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 58, p. 2013, 2009
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 26 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2009
Catherine Fisk and Deborah C. Malamud
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and New York University School of Law
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After Inclusion

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 210
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 May 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Devon W. Carbado, Catherine Fisk and G. Mitu Gulati
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 226 (146,622)
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After Inclusion

Annual Review of Law & Social Science, Vol. 4, December 2008
Posted: 27 Dec 2008
Devon W. Carbado and Catherine Fisk
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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employment discrimination, racial performance, assimilation, unconcious discrimination

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Harris v. Quinn and the Contradictions of Compelled Speech

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, Winter 2014, pp.439-492
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Catherine Fisk and Margaux Poueymirou
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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After Janus

California Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Martin H. Malin and Catherine Fisk
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 218 (152,244)

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First Contract Arbitration and the Employee Free Choice Act

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Catherine Fisk and Adam R. Pulver
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Public Citizen Litigation Group
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Foreward: 'Law as . . .': Theory and Method in Legal History

UCI Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 May 2012 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2013
Catherine Fisk and Robert W. Gordon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 206 (160,477)
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The Story of Hoffman Plastic Compounds V. Nlrb: Labor Rights Without Remedies for Undocumented Immigrants, Chapter 10 of Labor Law Stories and Chapter 12 of Immigration Stories

THE STORY OF HOFFMAN PLASTIC COMPOUNDS V. NLRB: LABOR RIGHTS WITHOUT REMEDIES FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS, (Labor Law Stories, Chapter 10) Laura Cooper & Catherine Fisk, eds.; (Immigration Stories, Chapter 12) David Martin & Peter Schuck, eds., Foundation Press, 2005
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Catherine Fisk, Laura J. Cooper and Michael J. Wishnie
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law and Yale Law School
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Imagine a World Where Employers are Required To Bargain with Minority Unions

Journal of Labor and Employment Law, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Catherine Fisk and Xenia Tashlitsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and The Tashlitsky Firm
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Working Group on Chapter 4 of the Proposed Restatement of Employment Law: The Tort of Wrongful Discipline in Violation of Public Policy

Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
University of California Hastings College of the Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Denver - Sturm College of Law and Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law
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Restatement on Employment Law, public policy tort, employment law, wrongful discharge in violation of public policy

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Credit Where it's Due: The Law and Norms of Attribution

Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Labor Protest Under the New First Amendment

Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 May 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
Catherine Fisk and Jessica Rutter
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and National Labor Relations Board
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The Failing Faith in Class Actions: Dukes v. Wal-Mart and AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion

Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy, Vol. 7, No. Special Issue, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Catherine Fisk and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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The Jurisdiction of the Writers Guild to Determine Authorship of Movies and Television Programs

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2010-23
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Feb 2020
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Some Realism About Realism in Teaching About the Legal Profession

The New Legal Realism: Translating Law-and-Society for Today's Legal Practice, Vol. I: Putting Law in its Place: The New Legal Realist Project; Macaulay, Mertz & Mitchell, Eds., 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 May 2015
Ann Southworth, Bryant Garth and Catherine Fisk
University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Hollywood Writers and the Gig Economy

University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2017, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2017
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Collective Bargaining is Not the Cause of State Budget Problems

WHEN STATES GO BROKE: ORIGINS, CONTEXT AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE AMERICAN STATES IN FISCAL CRISIS, Peter Conti-Brown & David Skeel, eds, Cambridge University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
Catherine Fisk and Brian Olney
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Contingent Loyalty and Restricted Exit: Commentary on the Restatement of Employment Law

Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 May 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Catherine Fisk and Adam Barry
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 153 (208,608)
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The Speech and Association Rights of Employees: Implications of Knox v. SEIU, Local 1000 and Harris v. Quinn

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2014
Catherine Fisk and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Collective Actions and Joinder of Parties in Arbitration: Implications of DR Horton and Concepcion

Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2014, pp.175-200
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Workplace Democracy and Democratic Worker Organizations: Notes on Worker Centers and Members-Only Unions

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol.17, 2016, pp.101-130
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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The Role of Private Intellectual Property Rights in Markets for Labor and Ideas: Screen Credit and the Writers Guild of America, 1938-2000

Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Vol. 32, 2011
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 May 2011
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Preemption and Civic Democracy in the Battle Over Wal-Mart

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 1502, 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2010
Catherine Fisk and Michael M Oswalt
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Northern Illinois University College of Law
Downloads 116 (258,858)
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The Modern Author at Work on Madison Avenue

MODERNISM AND COPYRIGHT, p. 173, Paul K. Saint-Amour, ed., Oxford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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A Progressive Labor Vision of the First Amendment: Past as Prologue

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Mar 2018
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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labor, free speech

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&: Law _ Society in Historical Legal Research

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-26
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Jun 2017
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 101 (285,077)

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Law and the Evolving Shape of Labor: Narratives of Expansion and Retrenchment

Law, Culture and the Humanities, Vol. 8, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Our Institutional Commitment to Teach about the Legal Profession

UC Irvine Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 May 2011 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2012
Ann Southworth and Catherine Fisk
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 98 (290,810)
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The Anti-Subordination Principle of Labor and Employment Law Preemption

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 5, pp. 601-628, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 May 2011
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Taking the Long View on Competition and the Mobile Employee: Lessons from the United States History of Efforts to Regulate Employee Innovation and the Mobility of Workplace Knowledge

Business Innovation and the Law: Perspectives from Intellectual Property, Labour, Competition and Corporate Law, p. 214, Marilyn Pittard, ed., Edward Elgar, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 May 2013
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Exaggerating the Effects of Janus: A Reply to Professors Baude and Volokh

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 132, p.42, 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Nov 2018
Erwin Chemerinsky and Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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labor, free speech

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Is it Time for a New Free Speech Fight? Thoughts on Whether the First Amendment is a Friend or Foe of Labor

Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Jun 2017
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Will Work for Screen Credit: Labour and the Law in Hollywood

Chapter 9 IN:Hollywood and the Law, Paul McDonald, Emily Carman, Eric Hoyt, and Philip Drake, eds., London, BFI/Palgrave, 2015
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 May 2016
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Reimagining Collective Rights in the Workplace

UC Irvine Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Protection by Law, Repression by Law: Bringing Labor Back Into Law and Social Movement Studies

Emory Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 24 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 08 May 2020
Diana Reddy and Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley, Department of Jurisprudence & Social Policy and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Labor, Social Movements, Employment, Protest

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The Role of the Judiciary When the Agency Confirmation Process Stalls: Thoughts on the Two-Member NLRB and the Questions the Supreme Court Should Have, But Didn’t, Address in New Process Steel LLC v. NLRB

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2010-22
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Supervisors in a World of Flat Hierarchies

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 64, No. May, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Non-Proprietary Autonomy and Contemporary Television Writing

Television & New Media, 2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jun 2016
Catherine Fisk and Michael Szalay
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Irvine - Department of English
Downloads 47 (430,255)

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The Writer's Share (The Donahue Lecture)

Suffolk University Law Review, 2017, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 May 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Justice for Janitors in Los Angeles: Lessons from Three Rounds of Negotiations

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 40, pp. 543-567, 2002
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Dec 2002
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Human Resources & Organizational Behavior (HROB) Area, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
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Justice for Janitors in Los Angeles: Lessons from Three Rounds of Negotiations

Loyola-LA Public Law Research Paper No. 2003-6
Posted: 17 Jan 2003
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Human Resources & Organizational Behavior (HROB) Area, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

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Foreword: The Low-Wage Worker: Legal Rights - Legal Realities

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 92, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Bryan M. Seiler, Laura J. Cooper and Catherine Fisk
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Response: Thoughts on Treating Union Representation Processes as a Market in Need of Legally Required Disclosure of Information

Virginia Law Review In Brief, Vol. 94, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Democratic Norms and Governance Experimentalism in Worker Centers

82 Law & Contemporary Problems 141 (2019)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2020
Sameer M. Ashar and Catherine Fisk
UCLA School of Law - UCLA School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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labor, social movements, employment, immigrants

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A Free Labor Ideology for the Ingenious Tinkerer: Class and the Ownership of Employee Patents, 1880-1925

Loyola-LA Public Law Research Paper No. 20
Posted: 12 Oct 2002
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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corporate ownership, employee patents, class, labor

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Humiliation at Work

William & Mary Journal of Women & the Law Vol. 8, No. 73, 2001
Posted: 19 Aug 2002
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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Reflections on the New Psychological Contract and the Ownership of Human Capital

Loyola-LA Public Law Research Paper No. 2002-8
Posted: 10 Jun 2002
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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Authors at Work: The Origins of the Work-for-Hire Doctrine

Loyola-LA Public Law Research Paper No. 2001-21
Posted: 23 Oct 2001
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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Union Lawyers and Employment Law

Loyola-LA Public Law Research Paper 2001-14
Posted: 31 May 2001
Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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