Mala Chatterjee

Columbia Law School

Incoming Associate Professor of Law

435 West 116th St

NEW YORK, NY 10027

NYU School of Law

Fellow

New York, NY

United States

NYU Department of Philosophy

PhD Candidate

New York, NY 10003-711

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  Mala's work in law & philosophy is on information. She explores the philosophical questions surrounding legal systems structuring our relationships with and rights in information, broadly construed, including questions around intellectual property, technology, defamation, privacy, speech, and aesthetics. Mala is writing a dissertation on the philosophical foundations of intellectual property. Her other scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the peer-reviewed Journal of Legal Analysis at Harvard Law School, the Columbia Law Review, the UC Irvine Law Review, and the NYU Law Review, and she has presented it at Berkeley, Stanford, Yale, Columbia, NYU, University of Pennsylvania, and more. Mala also writes non-academic and creative work.  ”

Scholarly Papers (5)

1.

Minds, Machines, and the Law: The Case of Volition in Copyright Law

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 119, p. 1887, 2019, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 19-15, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-24
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2020
Mala Chatterjee and Jeanne C. Fromer
Columbia Law School and New York University School of Law
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artificial intelligence, AI, copyright, volition, machines, technology, consciousness, mental states, liability, infringement, John Searle, David Chalmers, Chinese Room

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Intellectual Property, Independent Creation, and the Lockean Commons

12 UC Irvine Law Review 747 (2022).
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 18 May 2022
Mala Chatterjee
Columbia Law School
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intellectual property, copyright, patent, legal theory, legal philosophy, jurisprudence, locke, property, property theory, moral philosophy, political philosophy

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Lockean Copyright versus Lockean Property

Journal of Legal Analysis, Volume 12, 2020
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Mala Chatterjee
Columbia Law School
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philosophy, legal philosophy, law and philosophy, intellectual property, property, copyright law, copyright theory, property theory, political philosophy, moral philosophy, intellectual property theory, legal theory, jurisprudence

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Understanding Intellectual Property: Expression, Function, and Individuation

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2022
Mala Chatterjee
Columbia Law School
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intellectual property, patent law, copyright law, legal philosophy, law & philosophy, legal theory, property, torts, property theory, moral philosophy, political philosophy, aesthetics, metaphysics

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Conceptual Separability as Conceivability: A Philosophical Analysis of the Useful Articles Doctrine

NYU Law Review, Volume 93, Number 3, 2018
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2021
Mala Chatterjee
Columbia Law School
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Useful Articles Doctrine, separability, conceptual separability, conceivability, copyright, Star Athletica, Varsity Brands, functionality