Robert Brauneis

George Washington University - Law School

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Copyright and the World's Most Popular Song

56 Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 335 (2009) , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2019
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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Copyright, Copyright Notice, Copyright Renewal, Authorship, Collective Action, Copyright Office, Anecdotes, Happy Birthday to You, Prescription, Adverse Possession, Copyright History

2.

Algorithmic Transparency for the Smart City

20 Yale J. of Law & Tech. 103 (2018), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2021
Robert Brauneis and Ellen P. Goodman
George Washington University - Law School and Rutgers Law
Downloads 2,956 (8,272)
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Code, Black Box, Local Government, Urban Policy, Public Policy, Ethics, Transparency, Democratic Governance, Trade Secrets, Freedom of Information, FOIA, Data Analytics, Big Data, Algorithms

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Copyright, Music, and Race: The Case of Mirror Cover Recordings

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-56, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2020-56
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2020
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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copyright, music, musical works, sound recordings, cover recordings, race, discrimination, African American, Supreme Records

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Trademark Infringement, Trademark Dilution, and the Decline in Sharing of Famous Brand Names: An Introduction and Empirical Study

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 510, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 510, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-15
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2010
Robert Brauneis and Paul J. Heald
George Washington University - Law School and University of Illinois College of Law
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trademark infringement, trademark dilution, empirical, statistics, famous trademarks, well-known trademarks, dilution, brand names

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An Empirical Study of the Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Age of Copyright Registrants

86 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 46 (2018), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-23
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2019
Robert Brauneis and Dotan Oliar
George Washington University - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 430 (127,639)
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Copyright, Registrations, Empirical, Demographics, Gender, Race, Age

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The Transformation of Originality in the Progressive-Era Debate over Copyright in News

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 463, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 463
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2010
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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Copyright, Originality, Feist, Newspapers, Associated Press, Western Union, International News Service

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Musical Work Copyright for the Era of Digital Sound Technology: Looking Beyond Composition and Performance

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-4, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-4, Tulane Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2018
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 332 (170,182)
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copyright, music, musical works, sound recordings

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Geographic Trademarks and the Protection of Competitor Communication

Trademark Reporter, Vol. 96, No. 4, p. 782, July-August, 2006 , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 233
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2010
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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Lanham Act, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Geographic Trademarks, NAFTA Implementation Act, TRIPS, In re Nantucket, In re California Innovations

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Copyright's Race, Gender and Age: A First Quantitative Look at Registrations

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-48, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-48
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Robert Brauneis and Dotan Oliar
George Washington University - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 252 (226,131)
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copyright, race, gender, age, empirical

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The Myth of Buick Aspirin: An Empirical Study of Trademark Dilution by Product and Trade Names

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2011, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-6
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2011
Paul J. Heald and Robert Brauneis
University of Illinois College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 219 (258,813)
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trademark, dilution, empirical, buick

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National Treatment in Copyright and Related Rights: How Much Work Does it Do?

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-103, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-103
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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A Brief Illustrated Chronicle of Retroactive Copyright Term Extension

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-16, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-16
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 May 2015 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2017
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 171 (323,512)
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copyright, term of protection, retroactivity, term extension

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Monopolizing Matratzen in Malaga: The Mistreatment of Distinctiveness of Foreign Terms in EU and US Trademark Law

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper 2020-61, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper 2020-61
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2020
Robert Brauneis and Anke Moerland
George Washington University - Law School and Maastricht University - Department of International and European Law
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Parodies, Photocopies, Recusals, and Alternate Copyright Histories: The Two Deadlocked Supreme Court Fair Use Cases

Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 68, 2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2018
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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copyright, fair use, transformative use, parody, photocopying, Supreme Court, judicial recusals, William O. Douglas, Harry Blackmun

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Fall 2023 Supplement to Brauneis & Schechter, Copyright: A Contemporary Approach

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2023-59, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2023-59
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 01 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2023
Robert Brauneis and Roger Schechter
George Washington University - Law School and Independent
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Copyright, Warhol, Goldsmith, Google, Oracle, Public.Resources.org, Artificial Intelligence

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Understanding Copyright's First Encounter With the Fine Arts: A Look at the Legislative History of the Copyright Act of 1870

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 2, 2020, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-09, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2022-09
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2022
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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copyright, copyrightable subject matter, fine art, painting, drawing, sculpture, lithography, color lithography

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Fall 2022 Supplement to Copyright: A Contemporary Approach

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-56, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2022-56
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 16 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2023
Robert Brauneis and Roger Schechter
George Washington University - Law School and Independent
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Copyright, Google v. Oracle, Georgia v. Public.Resources.Org, Andy Warhol Foundation v. Goldsmith, Music Modernization Act, CASE Act

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Transforming Document Recordation at the United States Copyright Office

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-15, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-15
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 29 May 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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copyright, recordation, recording, transactions, Copyright Office

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Properly Funding the Copyright Office: The Case for Significantly Differentiated Fees

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-58, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-58
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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copyright, registration, recordation

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'The Foundation of Our 'Regulatory Takings' Jurisprudence': The Myth and Meaning of Justice Holmes's Opinion in Pennsylvania Coal Co. v. Mahon

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 106, No. 3, 1996
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 30 Oct 2018
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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Takings, Regulatory Takings, Substantive Due Process, Holmes, Property, Diminution in Value

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Fall 2021 Supplement to Brauneis & Schechter, Copyright: A Contemporary Approach

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-08, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2022-08
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 13 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2024
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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copyright, Google v. Oracle, Georgia v. Public.Resources.Org

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The First Constitutional Tort: The Remedial Revolution in Nineteenth-Century State Just Compensation Law

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 1, 1999
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 30 Oct 2018
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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takings, just compensation, constitutional tort

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How Much Should Being Accommodate Becoming? Copyright in Dynamic and Permeable Art

43 Colum. J. L & Arts 381 (2020), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-57
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2020
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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copyright, participatory art, kinetic art, process art, performance art, body art, environmental art, land art, bioart, integrated art, site-specific art, installation art, conceptual art, found art, appropriation art, Dada

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Fall 2020 Supplement to Brauneis & Schechter, Copyright: A Contemporary Approach

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Sep 2020
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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