Edward Lee

Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology

Professor of Law, Director of Program in Intellectual Property Law

565 W. Adams St.

Chicago, IL 60661-3691

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Warming Up to User-Generated Content

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2008, No. 5, 2008
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 05 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2012
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 1,608 (14,210)
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user-generated content, copyright, Facebook, YouTube, MySpace, Web 2.0, Obama girl, informal copyright practice, warming, chilling, First Amendment, social networking, Web 3.0

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The Right to Be Forgotten v. Free Speech

A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society (Forthcoming), Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Aug 2015
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 884 (34,361)

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free speech, right to be forgotten, privacy, Google, FTC, First Amendment, EU

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Decoding the DMCA Safe Harbors

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2012
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 764 (42,041)
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DMCA safe harbors, YouTube, MySpace, Veoh, Tiffany's, eBay, Lemley, Netcom, Internet service provider, red flag, loophole, statutory interpretation, copyright

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Technological Fair Use

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 83, p. 797, 2010
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 12 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 477 (76,889)

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technological fair use, fair use, quasi-technologial fair use, copyright, speech technologies, Google Book Search, Amazon Kindle, text to speech, Free Press Clause, Copyright Clause, Framers, First Amendment, reverse engineering, thumbnail, Sony, Sega, Galoob, Kelly, antiplagiarism software

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The Public's Domain: The Evolution of Legal Restraints on the Government's Power to Control Public Access Through Secrecy or Intellectual Property

Number of pages: 110 Posted: 28 Jul 2003
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 474 (77,487)
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public domain, copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, intellectual property, First Amendment, evolution, FISA, enemy combatant, Internet, government secrecy, deportation hearing, public information, Bruce Ackerman, constitutional moment, September 11, 9/11, Eldred, Golan, public property, public ownership, espionage, right of access, FOIA, classified information, Copyright Clause, punctuated equilibrium, commons, DMCA, secret hearing, term extension, restored copyright

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Patent Trolls: Moral Panics, Motions in Limine, and Patent Reform

Stanford Technology Law Review, Vol. 19, 2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 462 (79,895)

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patent troll, non-practicing entity, NPE, patent assertion entity, PAE, patent monetization entity, PME, patent aggregator, patent holding company, moral panics, motion in limine, Apple, Intellectual Ventures

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Digital Originality

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Vol. 14, No. 4, p. 919, 2012, Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2012-11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2012
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 417 (90,095)

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copyright, originality, 3D printing, artificial intelligence

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Measuring TRIPS Compliance and Defiance: The WTO Compliance Scorecard

Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 330 (117,475)
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TRIPS Agreement, WTO, Scorecards, Transparency, Good Governance, GATT, Trade Agreements

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Freedom of the Press 2.0

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 97, Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies Working Paper Series No. 65
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 330 (117,475)
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Grokster, Copyright Clause, newspapers

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The Global Trade Mark

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 35, 2014, Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-39
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
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trademarks, Community Trade Mark, CTM, WTO, TRIPS, Berne, Paris, WIPO, international law

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Remixing Lessig

Chicago-Kent Intellectual Property, Science & Technology Research Paper No. 10-026, I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 41-66, 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 22 May 2010
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 258 (151,931)

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Lessig, Remix, Creative Commons, Mashup, User-Generated Content, UGC, Copyright, Copyright Reform, PS22 Chorus, YouTube, Yelp, Hybrid Economy, Read Write

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The New Canon: Using or Misusing Foreign Law to Decide Domestic Intellectual Property Claims

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 15 Sep 2004
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 255 (153,678)

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intellectual property, patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, Berne Convention, transnational, comparative law

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Recognizing Rights in Real Time: The Role of Google in the EU Right to Be Forgotten

UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming, Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 241 (162,473)

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privacy, free speech, right to be forgotten, EU law, Google, Costeja, data privacy, administrative law, global governance, Weber, Coase

14.

The Bored Ape Business Model: Decentralized Collaboration via Blockchain and NFTs

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Nov 2021
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 233 (171,352)

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NFTs, blockchain, web3, metaverse, decentralized collaboration, De-Collab, Bored Ape Yacht Club, CryptoPunks, Yuga Labs, Larva Labs, Creator Economy

15.

Copyright, Death, and Taxes

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2012
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 204 (190,186)
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TRIPS Agreement, Berne Convention, Creative Commons, copyright reform, tax, formalities, copyright term, open source

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Moderating Content Moderation: A Framework for Nonpartisanship in Online Governance

Forthcoming, American University Law Review, Vol. 70, 2021
Number of pages: 149 Posted: 05 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2021
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 201 (192,852)

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Section 230, Communications Decency Act, content moderation, Internet platform, IFCN Code of Principles, political bias, viewpoint neutrality, nonpartisanship, political favoritism, anti-conservative bias, conservative favoritism, Internet platforms, online speech, Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube

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International Intellectual Property: Problems, Cases, and Materials (Preface/Table of Contents)

International Intellectual Property: Problems, Cases, and Materials, West Academic Publishing, American Casebook Series, October 2017; ISBN 978-0314207623, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 428
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Nov 2017
Daniel C. K. Chow and Edward Lee
Ohio State University College of Law and Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 196 (197,282)

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Guns and Speech Technologies: How the Right to Bear Arms Affects Copyright Regulations of Speech Technologies

William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal, May 2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2012
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 175 (217,982)
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Free Press, Second Amendment, First Amendment, Heller, Scalia, Stevens, Framers, original meaning, framing, speech technologies, Copyright Clause, copyright, history, constitutional law, broadcast flag, DMCA, anticircumvention, AHRA, Sony doctrine, guns, printing press

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Does Fair Use Matter? An Empirical Study of Music Cases

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 3, 2020
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Edward Lee and Andrew Moshirnia
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology and Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation
Downloads 122 (290,999)

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copyright, musical work, musical composition, music production, music, copyright clutter, inevitable similarity in music, infringement, fair use, experiment

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Brief of Intellectual Property Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Defendant-Appellee and Affirmance in Omega S.A. v. Costco Wholesale Corp.

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Aug 2012
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 109 (315,139)
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Fair Use Avoidance in Music Cases

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 6, 2018
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Aug 2018
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 106 (321,173)
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Fair Use, Copyright, Music, Borrowing, Empirical, Infringement

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Copyright-Exempt Nonprofits: A Simple Proposal to Spur Innovation

Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-08
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 81 (380,522)

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Pinterest, copyright reform, Internet, curation, nonprofit, 501(c)(3), charitable purpose, user-generated content

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Do Experts Matter? A Study of the Effect of Musicologist Testimony in Music Cases

Forthcoming, University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2022
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 25 May 2021
Edward Lee and Andrew Moshirnia
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology and Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation
Downloads 73 (403,708)

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experts, musicologists, copyright infringement, music, substantial similarity, evidence

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Can Copyright Law Protect People from Sexual Harassment?

Emory Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Apr 2019
Edward Lee
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 56 (461,831)

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#metoo, copyright, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, employment law, entertainment industry, Hollywood, Weinstein, Moonves, Lauer, O'Reilly