Jonathan Barnett

USC Gould School of Law

Professor

699 Exposition Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

29

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 814 (28,237)
Citation 10

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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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
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Intellectual Property; Patents; Licensing; Networks

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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
USC Gould School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 360 (79,934)

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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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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
USC Gould School of Law
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innovation, intellectual property, new institutional economics, patents

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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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law, Montpellier SupAgro and Researcher at LAMETA and University of Sousse (Tunisia) - Faculty of Law and Economics
Downloads 285 (103,642)
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Innovation, Intellectual Property, Fashion, Apparel, Imitation, Cooperation, Coordination, Insurance, Demand Uncertainty

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Private Protection of Patentable Goods

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 25, pp. 1251-1313, 2004
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Oct 2003
Jonathan Barnett
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 195 (151,273)
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Patents, intellectual property, biotechnology

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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
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 164 (176,535)
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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
USC 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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC 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

18.

Patent Tigers: The New Geography of Global Innovation

USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 16-31, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS16-29
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Sep 2016
Jonathan Barnett
USC 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
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 145 (195,639)
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20.

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
USC Gould School of Law
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21.

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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
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The Rational Underenforcement of Vice Laws

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 54 pp. 423-486, 2002
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Jonathan Barnett
USC Gould School of Law
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Illegal behavior, crime, economic analysis of crime, criminal law

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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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
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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
USC Gould School of Law
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28.

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
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 49 (381,264)

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patents, Oil States v. Greene's Energy

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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
USC Gould School of Law

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