Thomas G. Field

University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)

Professor Emeritus

Two White Street

Concord, NH 03301

United States

http://https://law.unh.edu/faculty/field

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

32

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Fundamentals of Intellectual Property: Cases & Materials

Number of pages: 472 Posted: 25 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 5,556 (756)

Abstract:

intellectual property, casebook, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, domain names, rights of publicity, commercial speech, preemption

2.

A Statistical Analysis of the Patent Bar: Where are the Software-Savvy Patent Attorneys?

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 11, p. 223, 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2013
Ralph D. Clifford, Thomas G. Field Jr. and Jon R. Cavicchi
University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth, University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center) and University of New Hampshire School of Law
Downloads 1,693 (6,752)

Abstract:

Patents, Patent Bar, Computer Science, Patent Quality

3.

Copyright for Internet Authors and Artists

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 748 (24,240)

Abstract:

Copyright in Email, Copyright in Web Pages, Copyright in Blogs, Copyright Fair Use, Implied Copyright License, Express Copyright License, Copyright Registration, Copyright Notice, Avoiding Copyright Suit, Promptness of Copyright Registration, Copyright Remedies

4.

Introduction to Administrative Process: Cases & Materials

Thomas G. Field, Jr., INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS: CASES AND MATERIALS, University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2010
Number of pages: 496 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 616 (30,583)

Abstract:

Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Jurisdiction, Administrative Discretion, Intramural Review, Primary Jurisdiction, Exhaustion, Finality, Standing, Standards Of Review, Delegation, Bias, Rulemaking Options And Obligations, Retroactivity, Due Process, Public Participation

5.

Intellectual Property: The Practical and Legal Fundamentals

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 420 (52,677)

Abstract:

copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, comparative IP options, IP risk, property

6.

Ranking Law Schools' Special Programs

IDEA, Vol. 50, p. 335, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 311 (78,084)

Abstract:

law school rankings, specialty rankings, IP rank

7.

Copyright Protection for Perfumes

IDEA: The Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 45, p. 19, 2004
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 273 (84,904)

Abstract:

Copyright, patent, trade secret, perfume, Dutch

8.

Patent Systems: More Easily Faulted than Fixed

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 235 (103,271)

Abstract:

innovation, patent critics, patent reform, invalid patents, patent examination cost, patent litigation cost, patent courts, comparative roles of judge and juror, patent infringement, patent remedies, patent thicket, patent troll, doctrine of equivalents, obviousness

9.

Admission to Practice Before the U.S.P.T.O. in Patent Cases

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 206 (117,101)

Abstract:

agency practice act, patent attorney, patent bar, rulemaking petition, law and technology, law and science, software patents

10.

Jurisdiction and Remedies for Intellectual Property Infringement by National and State Governments

Landslide, May/June 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 148 (158,306)

Abstract:

intellectual property, federal sovereign immunity, exclusive federal jurisdiction, state sovereign immunity, eleventh amendment, ex parte young

11.

Converting Intellectual Assets into Property

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 136 (172,312)

Abstract:

intellectual assets, intellectual capital, knowledge assets, knowledge officers, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks

12.

What is Intellectual Property?

Focus on: Intellectual Property Rights, U.S. State Department, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Jun 2011
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 120 (150,874)
Citation 2

Abstract:

patent, trademark, copyright, domain name, publicity rights

13.

Controlling Patent Prosecution History

Pierce Law Review, Vol. 8, p. 228, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 100 (218,403)

Abstract:

Prosecution history, obviousness, unexpected results, examiner competence

14.

Judicial Review of Copyright Examination

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 97 (219,890)

Abstract:

copyright examination, copyright registration, judicial review, administrative process, due process

15.

Originality: Does the Copyright Office Hide the Ball?

AIPLA Quarterly Journal, Vol. 37, p. 425, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 92 (218,403)

Abstract:

Administrative Procedure, judicial review, Copyright Office, copyright originality, copyright registration, refusals to register copyright

16.

Law and Fact in Patent Litigation: Form versus Function

IDEA, Vol. 27, No. 153, 1987
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 26 May 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 83 (240,603)

Abstract:

law-fact dichotomy, standards of review, patent validity, constitutional fact

17.

From Custom to Law in Copyright

IDEA: The Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 49, No. 1, p. 125, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2011
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 71 (260,989)
Citation 1

Abstract:

intellectual property, copyright, custom and law

18.

Zurko, Gartside and Lee: How Might They Affect Patent Prosecution?

IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 221, 2004
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 70 (271,164)

Abstract:

Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Circuit, patents, statutory, non-statutory, and collateral review, agency reasoning, APA §§ 706(2)(A) and (E)

19.

Crimes Involving Intangible Property

11 University of New Hampshire Law Review 171 (2013)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2013
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 65 (245,811)

Abstract:

penal, criminal, copyrights, preemption, trade secrets, intangible property, privacy

20.

Limits to Administrative Appointments

IDEA, Vol. 50, p. 121, 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 60 (293,568)

Abstract:

administrative appointments, Freytag, copyright, patent, trademark, BPAI. TTAB, CRB, de facto officer doctrine

21.

Getting Less than Expected in Copyright Transfers

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 43 (339,845)

Abstract:

co-owner, cotenant, copyright, F.R.C.Pro. 19, joinder, retrospective transfers

22.

Prelitigation Hardball

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
Thomas G. Field Jr. and Richard F. Kurz
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center) and University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 39 (358,963)

Abstract:

patent litigation, rights to petition, commercial speech, secondary infringers

23.

Billy-Bob Teeth Saves Porn Star: Coping with Defective Work-for-Hire Registrations

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 38 (342,833)

Abstract:

copyright ownership, copyright transfers, overcoming registration mistakes, bars to third party ownership challenges, copyright statute of limitation

24.

5 U.S.C.§ 553: Patent Elephants in Process Mouseholes

Pierce Law Review, Vol. 8, p. 82, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 38 (365,922)

Abstract:

patent and trademark office, PTO, administrative process, rulemaking authority

25.

Feltner's Pyrrhic Victory

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2010
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 37 (362,363)

Abstract:

Statutory reformation, statutory damages, Seventh Amendment

26.

Standardized Tests: Recouping Development Costs and Preserving Integrity

52 IDEA 385 (2013)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2013
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 36 (358,963)

Abstract:

Psychometric tests, standardized exams, copyright, patent, trade secret, trademark

27.

Tafas v. Dudas: Elephants in Mouseholes

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 36 (369,404)

Abstract:

patent and trademark office, PTO, administrative process, rulemaking authority

28.

Coping with Freelance Termination Interests

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 36 (369,404)

Abstract:

copyright, logos, freelance artists, works for hire

29.

Federal Circuit Review of PTO Decisions: Jurisdictional Proposals

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 29 (396,078)

Abstract:

administrative review, statutory review, nonstatutory review, Patent and Trademark Office, patent appeals, trademark appeals

30.

Considering the Reach of Phelps

Pierce Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2011
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 26 (409,027)

Abstract:

copyright, architectural works, injunctions, first sale doctrine

31.

Prelitigation Hardball after Dominant Semiconductors

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2008
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 24 (428,337)

Abstract:

patent litigation, commercial speech, secondary infringers, F.R.C.Pro 11, privilege, patent preemption

32.

Reciprocal Influences of Changes in the Perceived Status of Intellectual Property Officials

4I AIPLA Q.J. 593 (2013)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 13 (469,856)

Abstract:

appointments clause, copyright, patent, trademark, due process

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 15    Citations: 0
1.

Seven-Plus on the IP Richter Scale: Administrative Process

IP & Technology Magazine, 2004-2010 (various dates)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Dec 2011
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 8

Abstract:

intellectual property, administrative procedure act, jurisdiction, nonstatutory review, collateral review, collateral estoppel, nonprecedential opinions, rulemaking requirements, the Appointments Clause

2.

Whither Civilization?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Thomas G. Field Jr.
University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Downloads 5

Abstract:

habeas corpus, human rights, primate, international law