Rebecca Tushnet

Harvard Law School

Professor of Law

Cambridge, MA

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (53)

1.

My Fair Ladies: Sex, Gender, and Fair Use in Copyright

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 273, 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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copyright, fair use, feminism, sexuality, transformative use

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Gone in 60 Milliseconds: Trademark Law and Cognitive Science

Texas Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 507, 2008, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1095807
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Feb 2008
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 507 (63,386)
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trademark, dilution, cognition

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Featuring People in Ads (2014 Edition)

Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases and Materials (2014 edition), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
Eric Goldman and Rebecca Tushnet
Santa Clara University - School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 490 (66,082)

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privacy, publicity rights, celebrity rights, advertising, advertisements, ad copy, endorsement, testimonial

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The First Amendment Walks into a Bar: Trademark Registration and Free Speech

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2016
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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trademark, first amendment, registration

5.

Worth a Thousand Words: The Images of Copyright Law

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-115
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Feb 2020
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 462 (71,106)

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copyright, images, first amendment

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Featuring People in Ads

Rebecca Tushnet and Eric Goldman, Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases and Materials, p. 615, 2012, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2105713
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Eric Goldman and Rebecca Tushnet
Santa Clara University - School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 433 (76,878)

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advertising law, marketing law, publicity rights, privacy rights, advertising, marketing, endorsement, testimonials, fTC, guidelines

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Economies of Desire: Fair Use and Marketplace Assumptions

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 513, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1498542
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Nov 2009
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 355 (96,832)
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copyright, creativity, incentives

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Registering Disagreement: Registration in Modern American Trademark Law

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 130, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 21 Feb 2016
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 348 (99,043)

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trademark, registration

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Truth and Advertising: The Lanham Act and Commercial Speech Doctrine

TRADEMARK LAW AND THEORY: A HANDBOOK OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH, Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Mark D. Janis, eds., Elgar, 2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Sep 2007
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 308 (113,325)

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trademark, false advertising, advertising law, dilution, first amendment, commercial speech

10.

Sight, Sound and Meaning: Teaching Intellectual Property with Audiovisual Materials

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 52, 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Feb 2008
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 304 (114,941)

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teaching, copyright, trademark

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Performance Anxiety: Copyright Embodied and Disembodied

Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Vol. 60, pp. 209-248, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-040
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 May 2013 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 289 (121,204)

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copyright, performance, authorship

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Payment in Credit: Copyright Law and Subcultural Creativity

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 70, 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 284 (123,481)

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copyright, cultural environmentalism, fan fiction, attribution, moral rights

13.

Power Without Responsibility: Intermediaries and the First Amendment

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 101, 2008, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1205674
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Aug 2008
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 277 (126,762)
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first amendment, intermediaries, communications decency act

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Self-Publishing an Electronic Casebook Benefited Our Readers -- And Us

Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts, Vol. 11, No. 49, 2015, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21­-15
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2015
Eric Goldman and Rebecca Tushnet
Santa Clara University - School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 270 (130,303)

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casebook, ebook, advertising, marketing, law, self-publishing, textbook

15.

All of This Has Happened Before and All of This Will Happen Again: Innovation in Copyright Licensing

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 28, pp. 1447-1488, 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Feb 2015
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 253 (139,219)
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copyright, licensing, fair use, constitutional law

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My Library: Copyright and the Role of Institutions in a Peer-to-Peer World

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 53, 2006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 May 2006
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 253 (139,219)

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copyright, libraries, fair use

17.

User-Generated Discontent: Transformation in Practice

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 31, 2008, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1146461
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 246 (143,168)
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copyright, fair use, transformativeness

18.

Scary Monsters: Hybrids, Mashups, and Other Illegitimate Children

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 5, p. 2133, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-142
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Dec 2011
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 244 (144,268)

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Copyright, Vidding, Fair Use

19.

Educational Fair Use Brief in Support of Georgia State University on Behalf of Amici Curiae Academic Authors and Legal Scholars

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2259697, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-034
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Duke University Libraries, American University - Washington College of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, New York University School of Law and Harvard Law School
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copyright, fair use, educational fair use, academic authors

20.

It Depends on What the Meaning of 'False' is: Falsity and Misleadingness in Commercial Speech Doctrine

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 41, 2008, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1117587
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 232 (151,425)

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first amendment, false advertising, commercial speech

21.

Transformative Works: Young Women's Voices on Fandom and Fair Use

eGirls, eCitizens 385 (U. Ottawa Press, Jane Bailey & Valerie Steeves, eds., 2015) , Whittier Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
Elizabeth Rosenblatt and Rebecca Tushnet
University of California, Davis and Harvard Law School
Downloads 231 (152,044)

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copyright, intellectual property, fair use, fair dealing, fanworks, girls, young women, feminism, cyberfeminism

22.

A Mask that Eats into the Face: Images and the Right of Publicity

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 38, pp. 1-47, 2015
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Feb 2015
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 224 (156,629)

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right of publicity, first amendment, images

23.

Featuring People in Ads (2018 Edition)

Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition, Summer 2018, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-09
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 08 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2019
Eric Goldman and Rebecca Tushnet
Santa Clara University - School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 222 (157,964)

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privacy, publicity rights, celebrity rights, advertising, advertisements, ad copy, endorsement, testimonial

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Featuring People in Ads (2016 Edition)

Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases and Materials (2016 edition), a casebook by Rebecca Tushnet and Eric Goldman, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1-17
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 29 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
Eric Goldman and Rebecca Tushnet
Santa Clara University - School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 211 (165,659)

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privacy, publicity rights, celebrity rights, advertising, advertisements, ad copy, endorsement, testimonial

25.

Naming Rights: Attribution and Law

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2007, No. 3, pp. 781-814, 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1034341
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2008
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 208 (168,052)
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copyright, attribution, moral rights, dastar, orphan works

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Trademark Law as Commercial Speech Regulation

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 58, pp. 737-756, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Aug 2007
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 204 (171,142)

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trademark, commercial speech, first amendment

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Looking at the Lanham Act: Images in Trademark and Advertising Law

Houston Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 4, p. 862, 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-001
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2012
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 198 (176,006)

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trademark, advertising, images

28.

The Romantic Author and the Romance Writer: Resisting Gendered Concepts of Creativity

DIVERSITY IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, (Irene Calboli & Srividhya Ragavan eds., Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Jan 2015
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 195 (178,507)

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copyright, gender, authorship

29.

Make Me Walk, Make Me Talk, Do Whatever You Please: Barbie and Exceptions

Intellectual Property At the Edge, (Rochelle Dreyfuss & Jane Ginsburg eds., 2013), Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-059
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 185 (187,075)

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copyright, trademark, fair use

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Running the Gamut from A to B: Federal Trademark and False Advertising Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 159, No. 5, p. 1305, 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-09
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 26 Apr 2011
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 173 (198,288)
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Trademark, Advertising, Statutory interpretation

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More than a Feeling: Emotion and the First Amendment

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 127, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 May 2014
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 168 (203,380)

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first amendment, emotions, compelled speech

32.

'I'm a Lawyer, Not an Ethnographer, Jim': Textual Poachers and Fair Use

Journal of Fandom Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 167 (204,413)

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copyright, fair use, fan fiction

33.

The Eye Alone is the Judge: Images and Design Patents

Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 19, pp. 409-426, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-149
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Oct 2012
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 164 (207,529)

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images and design patents, copyright law, trademark law, patent law, patent infringement, copyright infringement, intellectual property

34.

Domain and Forum: Public Space, Public Freedom

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 30, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Aug 2007
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 161 (210,819)

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copyright, first amendment, public forum doctrine, public domain

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How Many Wrongs Make a Copyright?

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 99, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 158 (214,219)

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copyright, revenge pornography, 230

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Copy this Essay: How Fair Use Doctrine Harms Free Speech and How Copying Serves It

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 114, p. 535, 2004, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 153 (220,022)
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copyright, first amendment, free speech, fair use, transformation

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Towards Symmetry in the Law of Branding

Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 21, pp. 971-982, 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-26
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 142 (233,753)

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trademark, branding, advertising

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Attention Must Be Paid: Commercial Speech, User-Generated Ads, and the Challenge of Regulation

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 58, pp. 721-793, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-59
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 140 (236,467)

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first amendment, advertising, section 230

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I Put You There: User-Generated Content and Anticircumvention

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Vol. 12, pp. 889-946, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-49
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Copyright, Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Fair Use

40.

An Antitrust Framework for False Advertising

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming, Rutgers Law School Research Paper, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-16
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 May 2020 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2020
Michael A. Carrier and Rebecca Tushnet
Rutgers Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 109 (284,954)

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antitrust, false advertising, monopoly, biosimilars

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Shoveling a Path After Star Athletica

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 66, 2019
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2020
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 91 (321,008)

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copyright, useful articles, separability

42.

Case Studies in Atypical Advertising Regulation

Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition, Summer, 2018, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 25 Oct 2018
Rebecca Tushnet and Eric Goldman
Harvard Law School and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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advertising law, housing advertising, political advertising, discrimination

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Hybrid Vigor: Mashups, Cyborgs and Other Necessary Monsters

I/S: A Journal for Law & Policy, Vol. 6, pp. 1-12, 2010, Georgetown Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2010
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 90 (323,252)
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fair use, remix, mashups

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Featuring People in Ads (2020 Edition)

Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition, Summer 2020, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Sep 2020
Rebecca Tushnet and Eric Goldman
Harvard Law School and Santa Clara University - School of Law
Downloads 84 (337,394)

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advertising, marketing, personality rights, publicity rights, name, likeness, voice, image, signature, lookalike, soundalike, trademark, false endorsement, endorsers, influencers, testimonials

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Law Professors in Support of Petitioner, Lee v. Tam, No. 15-1293 (Filed Nov. 16, 2016)

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2020
Christine Haight Farley and Rebecca Tushnet
American University - Washington College of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 82 (342,248)

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trademark law, trademark registration, disparagement

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Judges as Bad Reviewers: Fair Use and Epistemological Humility

Law & Literature, Vol. 25, pp. 20-32, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-020
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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copyright, fair use, transformative use, epistemological humility

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Fighting Freestyle: The First Amendment, Fairness and Corporate Reputation

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 1, p. 1457, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1516389
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2014
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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first amendment, commercial speech, Nike v. Kasky

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Content Moderation in an Age of Extremes

Case Western Reserve Journal of Law, Technology & the Internet, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2019
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jan 2020
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 58 (412,331)

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copyright, trademark, content moderation

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Brief of Amici Curiae Electronic Frontier Foundation, Organization for Transformative Works, the Center for Democracy and Technology, Public Knowledge, and New Media Rights in Capitol v. Vimeo, No. 14-1048 (2d Cir.)

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Aug 2014
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Public Knowledge, University of California, Davis, Harvard Law School, Center for Democracy and Technology, New Media Rights, Independent, New York University School of Law, Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
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Fixing Incontestability: The Next Frontier?

Boston University journal of Science and Technology Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 May 2017
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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trademark, incontestability, administrative procedure

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Case Studies in Housing and Political Advertising Regulation

Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials, Fifth Edition (Summer 2020), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Sep 2020
Rebecca Tushnet and Eric Goldman
Harvard Law School and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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advertising law, housing advertising, political advertising, discrimination, marketing law, propaganda

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Brief of Trademark Scholars As Amici Curiae in Support of Neither Party

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Rebecca Tushnet and Mark P. McKenna
Harvard Law School and Notre Dame Law School
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trademark, genericity, genericness, secondary meaning, unfair competition

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Brief of Copyright Scholars as Amici Curiae in Support of the Petitioner

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Rebecca Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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copyright, fair use, interfaces, commerciality, transformativeness, computer programs, software