Rebecca Tushnet

Georgetown University Law Center

Associate Professor

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 430 (49,906)
Citation 6

Abstract:

trademark, dilution, cognition

2.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 422 (49,092)
Citation 1

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, feminism, sexuality, transformative use

3.

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 Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 358 (57,017)

Abstract:

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

4.

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: 18 Aug 2011
Rebecca Tushnet
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 319 (65,087)

Abstract:

copyright, images, first amendment

5.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 270 (74,447)

Abstract:

copyright, creativity, incentives

6.

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 Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 257 (55,689)

Abstract:

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

7.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 248 (90,861)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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

8.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 247 (89,398)

Abstract:

teaching, copyright, trademark

9.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 238 (97,555)
Citation 3

Abstract:

copyright, libraries, fair use

10.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 225 (99,222)

Abstract:

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

11.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 217 (104,094)
Citation 1

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, transformativeness

12.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 207 (110,804)
Citation 1

Abstract:

first amendment, false advertising, commercial speech

13.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 204 (101,823)

Abstract:

copyright, performance, authorship

14.

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 Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 187 (113,914)

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, educational fair use, academic authors

15.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 187 (121,662)

Abstract:

trademark, commercial speech, first amendment

16.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 180 (110,804)

Abstract:

Copyright, Vidding, Fair Use

17.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 166 (124,538)
Citation 1

Abstract:

copyright, attribution, moral rights, dastar, orphan works

18.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 153 (126,412)
Citation 2

Abstract:

first amendment, intermediaries, communications decency act

19.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 152 (117,192)

Abstract:

copyright, licensing, fair use, constitutional law

20.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 148 (151,758)

Abstract:

copyright, first amendment, public forum doctrine, public domain

21.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 147 (135,007)

Abstract:

trademark, advertising, images

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 145 (127,661)

Abstract:

right of publicity, first amendment, images

23.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 129 (162,620)

Abstract:

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

24.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 127 (156,206)

Abstract:

first amendment, emotions, compelled speech

25.

'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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 124 (160,782)

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, fan fiction

26.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 124 (161,705)

Abstract:

Trademark, Advertising, Statutory interpretation

27.

How Many Wrongs Make a Copyright?

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 99, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Rebecca Tushnet
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 122 (168,308)

Abstract:

copyright, revenge pornography, 230

28.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 116 (171,260)

Abstract:

trademark, branding, advertising

29.

MERS Litigation -- Brief of Amicus Curiae the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School and Law Professors in Support of the Appellee

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 411
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 May 2015 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2016
Harvard Law School, Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School, Brooklyn Law School, Harvard Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 112 (128,942)

Abstract:

MERS, foreclosure, mortgage, deed of trust, title, land, lien, securitization, mortgage electronic registration system, DTC, Depository Trust Company, chain of title, electronic recording, public records, title recording, debt collection, priority, recording, housing crisis, foreclosure crisis, fina

30.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 103 (165,425)

Abstract:

copyright, trademark, fair use

31.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 103 (189,116)

Abstract:

Copyright, Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Fair Use

32.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 97 (185,542)
Citation 5

Abstract:

copyright, first amendment, free speech, fair use, transformation

33.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 83 (195,363)

Abstract:

first amendment, advertising, section 230

34.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 73 (168,308)

Abstract:

copyright, gender, authorship

35.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 69 (246,147)

Abstract:

fair use, remix, mashups

36.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 65 (261,832)

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, transformative use, epistemological humility

37.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 56 (272,526)

Abstract:

first amendment, commercial speech, Nike v. Kasky

38.

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, Whittier Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Center for Democracy and Technology, New Media Rights, Independent, New York University School of Law, Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 27 (338,876)

Abstract:

39.

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
Whittier Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 22 (199,239)

Abstract:

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

40.

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 Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 17 (150,900)

Abstract:

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

41.

Featuring People in Ads (2016 Edition)

Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases and Materials (2016 edition), a casebook by Rebecca Tushnet and Eric Goldman
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 29 Nov 2016
Eric Goldman and Rebecca Tushnet
Santa Clara University - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 0 (204,639)

Abstract:

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

42.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 0 (57,903)

Abstract:

trademark, first amendment, registration

43.

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
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 0 (96,738)

Abstract:

trademark, registration