Jonathan Barnett

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Professor

699 Exposition Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

37

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Shopping for Gucci on Canal Street: Reflections on Status Consumption, Intellectual Property and the Incentive Thesis

Virginia Law Review, October 2005
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Apr 2005
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 883 (33,839)
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Intellectual property, status goods, fashion goods

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Has the Academy Led Patent Law Astray?

Berkeley Technology Law Journal 32:4 (2017), USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS17-6, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 17-4
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 29 May 2018
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 599 (56,966)
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Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets

USC CLASS Research Paper No. 16-13, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 16-15
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
Jonathan Barnett and Ted M. Sichelman
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 480 (75,105)
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noncompetes; covenants not to compete; non-competition agreements; innovation; labor mobility; Silicon Valley; Route 128; regional economics

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Hollywood Deals: Soft Contracts for Hard Markets

64 Duke Law Journal 605, January 2015, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 12-15, USC CLASS Research Paper No. C12-9
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 473 (76,476)
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From Patent Thickets to Patent Networks: The Legal Infrastructure of the Digital Economy

Jurimetrics, 2014, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS14-22, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 14-23
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 May 2014 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 271 (141,720)

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From Patent Thickets to Patent Networks: The Legal Infrastructure of the Digital Economy

55 Jurimetrics J. 1-53 (2014), USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 14-23, USC CLASS Research Paper No. 14-22
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2016
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 199 (191,628)
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Intellectual Property; Patents; Licensing; Networks

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The Anti-Commons Revisited

29 Harvard Journal of Law and Technology 127 (2015), USC CLASS Research Paper No. 15-22, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 15-22
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 426 (86,546)
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Three Quasi-Fallacies in the Conventional Understanding of Intellectual Property

Journal of Law, Economics and Policy, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2016, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 15-25, USC Research Paper No. CLASS15-24
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 332 (114,899)

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Property as Process: How Innovation Markets Select Innovation Regimes

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, p. 384, 2009, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C08-21, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 08-26
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 29 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 327 (116,810)
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innovation, intellectual property, new institutional economics, patents

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The Fashion Lottery: Cooperative Innovation in Stochastic Markets

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C08-17, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 08-21
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2013
Jonathan Barnett, Gilles Grolleau and Sana El Harbi
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Montpellier SupAgro and Researcher at LAMETA and University of Sousse (Tunisia) - Faculty of Law and Economics
Downloads 302 (127,227)
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Innovation, Intellectual Property, Fashion, Apparel, Imitation, Cooperation, Coordination, Insurance, Demand Uncertainty

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Private Protection of Patentable Goods

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Oct 2003
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 295 (130,407)

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Intellectual Property as a Law of Organization

Southern California Law Review, Forthcoming, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C10-10
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 259 (149,049)
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Copyright Without Creators

Forthcoming, Review of Law & Economics, USC CLASS Research Paper No. C13-7, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 258 (149,635)
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Joint Submission of Antitrust Economists, Legal Scholars, and Practitioners to the House Judiciary Committee on the State of Antitrust Law and Implications for Protecting Competition in Digital Markets

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-027
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2021
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, University of Michigan Law School, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, New York University School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Clemson University, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Missouri - School of Law, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Baker Botts LLP, Independent, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Institute for Business Innovation, Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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antitrust, antitrust law, antitrust agencies, antitrust enforcement, consumer welfare, market power

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Cultivating the Genetic Commons: Imperfect Patent Protection and the Network Model of Innovation

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 37, 2000
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 206 (186,517)

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Patents, intellectual property, biotechnology

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The Costs of Free: Commodification, Bundling and Concentration

USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS17-9, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 17-7
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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The Host's Dilemma: Strategic Forfeiture in Platform Markets for Informational Goods

124 Harvard Law Review 1861 (2011), USC CLEO Research Paper No. C10-15, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 10-18
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 193 (197,050)
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The Case for Noncompetes

86 University of Chicago Law Review 953 (2020), USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS20-4, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 20-4, San Diego Legal Studies Paper 20-460
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 22 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2020
Jonathan Barnett and Ted M. Sichelman
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 187 (202,689)

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non-competes, noncompetes, innovation, non-competition covenants, human capital, labor mobility, Silicon Valley, Route 128, covenants not to compete, training, employment law

18.

Patent Tigers: The New Geography of Global Innovation

USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 16-31, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS16-29, 2 Criterion Journal on Innovation 429 (2017)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2020
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 178 (211,669)

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19.

Is Intellectual Property Trivial?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 157, p. 1691, 2009, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-36, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C09-19
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 174 (215,773)

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What’s so Bad About Stealing?

Journal of Tort Law, Forthcoming, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C11-6
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 167 (223,457)

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Brief of 44 Law, Economics and Business Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc.

USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 17-10, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-266
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Jonathan Barnett and Ted M. Sichelman
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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Intellectual Property, Patent Exhaustion, International Exhaustion, Patent Licensing, Downstream Restrictions, Lexmark, Impression Products

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Why is Everyone Afraid of IP Licensing?

30 Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Special Symposium: Private Law and Intellectual Property 123 (2016-17), USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS17-16, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Sharing in the Shadow of Property: Rational Cooperation in Innovation Markets

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C08-22
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Oct 2008
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 157 (235,526)
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Antitrust Overreach: Undoing Cooperative Standardization in the Digital Economy

Forthcoming in Michigan Technology Law Review (2019), USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS18-29, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 18-32
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 04 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 145 (251,288)
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Intermediaries Revisited: Is Efficient Certification Consistent with Profit Maximization?

Journal of Corporation Law, Forthcoming, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C11-14
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 126 (280,036)

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The Illusion of the Commons

25 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 1751 (2010), USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS15-20, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 15-16
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 118 (293,764)
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Certification Drag: The Opinion Puzzle and Other Transactional Curiosities

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 33, 2007, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C07-10
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 108 (312,527)

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28.

The Certification Paradox

Forthcoming, Cambridge Handbook of Technical Standardization Law, Vol. 2: Administrative Law, Trade, Privacy, Tort, Copyright and Trademark (Jorge L. Contreras, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2019), USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS 18-16, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 18-19
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jul 2018
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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The Rational Underenforcement of Vice Laws

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 86 (361,835)

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Illegal behavior, crime, economic analysis of crime, criminal law

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The 'License As Tax' Fallacy

USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS19-35, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 19-35
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 77 (386,299)

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31.

Patent Groupthink Unravels

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, 2021 Forthcoming, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS21-6, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 21-6
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 Feb 2021
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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32.

The Patent System at a Crossroads

Regulation, Vol. 41, No. 1, Spring 2018, USC CLASS Research Papers Series CLASS18-6, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series 18-6
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2018
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 60 (440,893)

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patents, Oil States v. Greene's Energy

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Stealth Commoditization: The Misuse of Smartphone Antitrust

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, September 2019, USC Center for Law and Social Science Research Papers Series No. CLASS20-8, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 20-8
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Apr 2020
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Book Introduction: Innovators, Firms, and Markets: The Organizational Logic of Intellectual Property

Oxford University Press 2021, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS21-7, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 21-7
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2021
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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'Patent Tigers' and Global Innovation (2020 Update)

42 Regulation 14-18 (WInter 2019-2020), USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS20-7, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 20-07
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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36.

The Great Patent Grab

In The Battle over Patents: History and Politics of Innovation (eds. Stephen H. Haber and Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Oxford University Press 2021)
Posted: 24 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2021
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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innovation policy, patents, antitrust, competition policy, R&D policy, compulsory licensing

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Do Patents Matter? Empirical Evidence on the Incentive Thesis

HANDBOOK ON LAW, INNOVATION AND GROWTH, Robert E. Litan, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C11-7
Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Jonathan Barnett
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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