Robert Brauneis

George Washington University - Law School

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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: 05 Jul 2013
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: 17 Apr 2018
Robert Brauneis and Ellen P. Goodman
George Washington University - Law School and Rutgers Law School
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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

3.

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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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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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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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
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copyright, music, musical works, sound recordings

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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
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trademark, dilution, empirical, buick

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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
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copyright, term of protection, retroactivity, term extension

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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
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copyright, race, gender, age, empirical

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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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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

12.

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

George Washington Law Review (2018 Forthcoming), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-23
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Apr 2018
Robert Brauneis and Dotan Oliar
George Washington University - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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copyright, registrations, empirical, demographics, gender, race, age

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

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2018
Robert Brauneis and Anke Moerland
George Washington University - Law School and Maastricht University - Maastricht University, Department of International and European Law
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Fall 2018 Supplement to Copyright: A Contemporary Approach (2nd Edition)

Copyright: A Contemporary Approach, 2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
Robert Brauneis
George Washington University - Law School
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copyright, recent cases

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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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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