Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

DePaul University - College of Law

Raymond P. Niro Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Founding Director, Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology

Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information

25 East Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60604-2287

United States

View CV
SCHOLARLY PAPERS

42

DOWNLOADS
Rank 5,758

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 5,758

in Total Papers Downloads

6,121

CITATIONS
Rank 12,920

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 12,920

in Total Papers Citations

30

Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

The Soul of Creativity: Should Intellectual Property Law Protect the Integrity of a Creator's Work - International Norms

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall, THE SOUL OF CREATIVITY: FORGING A MORAL RIGHTS LAW FOR THE UNITED STATES Stanford University Press, 2009, The DePaul University College of Law, Technology, Law & Culture Research Series Paper No. 09-008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 482 (40,217)

Abstract:

moral rights, droit morale, international law, right of attribution, right of integrity, civil law

2.

Inspiration and Innovation: The Intrinsic Dimension of the Artistic Soul

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 81, May 2006
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2015
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 454 (44,198)
Citation 2

Abstract:

3.

A Perspective on Human Dignity, the First Amendment and the Right of Publicity

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 1345, 2009, The DePaul University College of Law, Technology, Law & Culture Research Series Paper No. 09-010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 282 (84,667)

Abstract:

right of publicity, privacy, First Amendment, defamation

4.

Copyright Issues in Online Courses: Ownership, Authorship and Conflict

Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 246 (95,725)

Abstract:

5.

Author-Stories: Narrative's Implications for Moral Rights and Copyright's Joint Authorship Doctrine

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 241 (93,852)
Citation 5

Abstract:

6.

The Right of Publicity vs. The First Amendment: A Property and Liability Rule Analysis

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 70, p. 47, 1994
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 237 (103,173)
Citation 3

Abstract:

7.

Copyright and the Moral Right: Is an American Marriage Possible?

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp, 1-69, January 1985
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Dec 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 214 (103,173)
Citation 6

Abstract:

8.

The Cultural Analysis Paradigm: Women and Synagogue Ritual as a Case Study

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 34, Forthcoming, DePaul Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20012-06
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2013
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 188 (123,293)

Abstract:

9.

The Author as Steward 'For Limited Times': A Review of 'The Idea of Authorship in Copyright'

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 88, 2008, Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 08-02, The DePaul University College of Law, Technology, Law & Culture Research Series Paper No. 09-004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 188 (122,190)

Abstract:

10.

Originality in Context

Houston Law Review, Symposium Issue, Vol. 44, p. 871, 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 May 2007 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 186 (119,914)
Citation 1

Abstract:

11.

Preserving Personality and Reputational Interests of Constructed Personas Through Moral Rights: A Blueprint for the Twenty-First Century

University of Illinois Law Review, p. 151, 2001
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 170 (134,419)
Citation 2

Abstract:

12.

The Attribution Right in the United States: Caught in the Crossfire Between Copyright and Section 43(A)

Washington Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 985, 2002
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Aug 2003
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 168 (132,992)
Citation 1

Abstract:

13.

Intellectual Property Law and Jewish Law: A Comparative Perspective on Absolutism (Book Review)

Yale Journal of Law & Humanites, Vol. 22, 2010, The DePaul University College of Law, Technology, Law & Culture Research Paper No. 10-004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 162 (148,135)

Abstract:

First Amendment, copyright law, intellectual property, Jewish law, halakhah, Orthodox, Conservative Movement

14.

Commentary on The Concept of Authorship in Comparative Copyright Law: A Brief Illustration

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 1229, 2003
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 146 (151,274)

Abstract:

15.

The Contemporary Property Course: A Study of Syllabi

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 47, 1997
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall and Jerome M. Organ
DePaul University - College of Law and University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)
Downloads 143 (160,662)

Abstract:

16.

The Superwill Debate: Opening the Pandora's Box?

Tenple Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 277, Spring 1989
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall and Anthony J. Aiello
DePaul University - College of Law and Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP - Chicago Office
Downloads 137 (169,086)

Abstract:

17.

Fame

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 73, p. 1, 1997
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 134 (105,820)

Abstract:

18.

Creativity and Cultural Influence in Early Jewish Law

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 128 (172,010)

Abstract:

19.

Authors in Disguise: Why the Visual Artists Rights Act Got it Wrong

Utah Law Review, Symposium Issue, p. 741, 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 118 (184,755)

Abstract:

20.

How Fine Art Fares Posts VARA

Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1997
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 118 (189,324)
Citation 1

Abstract:

21.

Regulating Trademarks on Exterior Signs: Should Local Law Trump the Lanham Act and the Constitution

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 71, pp. 1105, 1998
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 113 (187,020)

Abstract:

22.

Is the Jewish Tradition Intellectual Property?

4 WIPO JOURNAL, 2012, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Oct 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 112 (188,150)

Abstract:

intellectual property, Judaism, Jewish Law, culture, cultural property

23.

Teaching an Intellectual Property Seminar Through the Legal Literature

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Oct 2007
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 110 (199,189)

Abstract:

24.

Library Reproduction Rights for Preservation and Replacement in the Digital Era: An Author's Perspective on Section 108

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 106 (212,715)

Abstract:

25.

Retained Jurisdiction in Damage Actions Based on Anticipatory Breach: A Missing Link in Landlord-Tenant Law

Case Western Resere Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 273, pp. 273-338, 1986
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Dec 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 89 (231,005)

Abstract:

26.

Moral Rights for University Employees and Students: Can Educational Institutions Do Better Than the U.S. Copyright Law?

Journal of College and University Law, Vol. 27, No. 53, 2000
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 86 (232,695)
Citation 1

Abstract:

27.

The Lessons of Living Gardens and Jewish Process Theology for Authorship and Moral Rights

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Forthcoming, DePaul Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 78 (235,954)

Abstract:

authorship, fixation, moral rights, Jewish law, Process Thought, Process Theology, creativity

28.

Why Intellectual Property Belongs in the First-Year Property Course

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 54, p. 504, July 27, 2004
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 78 (253,766)

Abstract:

29.

Hoisting Originality: A Response

DePaul Journal of Art, Technology & Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 20, pg. 1, 2009, The DePaul University College of Law, Technology, Law & Culture Research Series Paper No. 10-003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 71 (265,736)

Abstract:

Intelletual Property, Copyright, Patent, Originality

30.

Remember the Sabbath Day and Enhance Your Creativity!

St. Thomas Law Review (Minnesota), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 68 (257,663)

Abstract:

31.

Is Independence Day Dawning for the Right of Publicity?

U.C. Davis Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 191, pp. 191-255, 1983
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Dec 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 59 (263,630)
Citation 3

Abstract:

32.

Governmental Use of Copyrighted Property: The Sovereign's Prerogative

Texas Law Review, Vol. 67, p. 685, 1989
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 59 (285,312)
Citation 4

Abstract:

33.

The Intellectual Property Curriculum: Findings of Professor and Practitioner Surveys

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 49, No. 203, 1999
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 57 (289,980)

Abstract:

34.

Shabbat: A Diverse Perspective on Human Creativity

Shabbat: A Diverse Perspective on Human Creativity, in Diversity in Intellectual Property: Identities, Interests, and Intersections, Cambridge University Press, (editors: Irene Calboli & Srividhya Ragavan) 2014 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 47 (285,312)

Abstract:

35.

Introduction: The Soul of Creativity: Forging a Moral Rights Law for the United States

R. Kwall, The Soul of Creativity Forging a Moral Rights Law for the United States, Stanford U. Press, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2014
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 31 (312,617)
Citation 1

Abstract:

moral rights, creativity, inspiration, attribution, integrity, copyright law, Visual Artists Rights Act

36.

Introduction to: The Myth of the Cultural Jew

The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition (Oxford U. Press, 2015)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Nov 2014
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 28 (329,800)

Abstract:

Jewish tradition, cultural analysis, Jewish law

37.

The Use of Expert Services by Privately Retained Criminal Defense Attorneys

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 1-29, 1981
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 23 (408,625)

Abstract:

38.

Living Gardens, Living Art, and Living Tradition

5 IP Theory Journal 73 (2015)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 20 (399,740)

Abstract:

copyright, moral rights, Jewish law, Jewish tradition

39.

Response to Zadoff on Kwall

Cardozo Law Review De Novo, p. 264, 2013, DePaul Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-10
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 20 (418,165)

Abstract:

40.

Introduction - People of the Book: Judaism's Influence on American Legal Scholarship

Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 16, 2015
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 23 May 2015
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 10 (433,457)

Abstract:

41.

Reinvention with Authenticity: A New Journey on a Familiar Road

Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 16, 2015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 May 2015
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 7 (480,028)

Abstract:

human creativity, Jewish identity, Jewish law, intellectual property

42.

Book Review: From Maimonides to Microsoft: The Birth of Jewish Copyright Law

The IP Law Book Review, Vol. 7, No. 1
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Nov 2016
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall
DePaul University - College of Law
Downloads 0 (383,237)

Abstract: