Laura A. Heymann

College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law

Professor of Law

613 South Henry Street

P.O. Box 8795

Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Everything Is Transformative: Fair Use and Reader Response

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 31, 2008, William & Mary Law School Working Paper No. 08-06
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 27 May 2012
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 371 (45,470)

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, transformative reader-response

2.

The Birth of the Authornym: Authorship, Pseudonymity, and Trademark Law

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 101
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 354 (60,842)
Citation 2

Abstract:

copyright, trademark, pseudonymity, authorship, Dastar, attribution, passing off

3.

Naming, Identity, and Trademark Law

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 86, No. 2, 2011, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-74
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Feb 2011
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 238 (80,045)

Abstract:

naming, trademark, onomastics, identity, dilution, name changes

4.

The Trademark/Copyright Divide

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 60, 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 212 (107,738)
Citation 1

Abstract:

trademark, copyright, fair use, Dastar, public domain

5.

The Grammar of Trademarks

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-67, Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jan 2011
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 208 (100,530)

Abstract:

trademark, linguistics, language, generic, reasonable person, grammar, prescriptivism, Xerox, Google

6.

The Reasonable Person in Trademark Law

St. Louis University Law Journal, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2008
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 198 (107,240)

Abstract:

trademark, reasonable person, teaching intellectual property

7.

The Law of Reputation and the Interest of the Audience

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 1341, 2011, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-160
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 24 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2011
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 176 (115,602)

Abstract:

copyright, trademark, reputation, reputation economy, goodwill, defamation, privacy

8.

The Public's Domain in Trademark Law: A First Amendment Theory of the Consumer

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 3, 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-12
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Jul 2009
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 167 (136,071)
Citation 1

Abstract:

9.

Reading the Product: Warnings, Disclaimers, and Literary Theory

Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities, Vol. 22, pp. 393-415, 2010, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-50
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jun 2010
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 150 (138,111)

Abstract:

disclaimers, warnings, products liability, trademark, literary theory, reader-response, marketing, advertising

10.

Inducement as Contributory Copyright Infringement: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd.

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 31-46, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 143 (157,669)

Abstract:

copyright, infringement, grokster, sony

11.

Overlapping Intellectual Property Doctrines: Election of Rights versus Selection of Remedies

Stanford Technology Law Review, Vol. 17, 2013, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-270
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Feb 2014
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 133 (133,979)

Abstract:

Copyright, Trademark, Intellectual Property, Overlap, Misuse, Omega, Dastar, Kellogg, Falwell

12.

How to Write a Life: Some Thoughts on Fixation and the Copyright/Privacy Divide

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 51, 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 9-22
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Nov 2009
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 126 (160,393)

Abstract:

authorship, copyright, fixation, right of publicity

13.

The Scope of Trademark Law in the Age of the Brand Persona

Virginia Law Review In Brief, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-212
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 May 2012 Last Revised: 04 May 2012
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 119 (179,132)

Abstract:

trademark, reputation, brands, dilution, infringement, persona

14.

A Tale of (at Least) Two Authors: Focusing Copyright Law on Process Over Product

Journal of Corporation Law, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2009
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 114 (190,473)
Citation 1

Abstract:

copyright, authorship, creativity, originality

15.

Metabranding and Intermediation: A Response to Prof. Fleischer

Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Vol. 12, p. 201, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 95 (214,263)
Citation 1

Abstract:

MasterCard, branding, trademark, dilution

16.

A Name I Call Myself: Creativity and Naming

UC Irvine Law Review, Vol. 2, p. 585, 2012, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-223
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 88 (208,605)

Abstract:

naming, copyright, trademark, onomastics, virtual worlds, Second Life, Google, names

17.

Dialogues of Authenticity

58 Stud. L. Pol. & Soc'y 25 (2015), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-247
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2015
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 77 (192,916)

Abstract:

authenticity, copyright, trademark, Warhol, Chihuly, naming, authorship

18.

The Cosmetic/Drug Dilemma: FDA Regulation of Alpha-Hydroxy Acids

52 Food and Drug Law Journal 657 (1997), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-248
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jul 2013
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 29 (360,168)

Abstract:

FDA, cosmetics, cosmeceuticals, alpha-hydroxy, AHA

19.

Book Review of In the Opinion of the Court

California Law Review, Vol. 85, 761, 1997, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-249
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Jul 2013
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 5 (474,485)

Abstract:

judicial opinions, authorship, ghostwriting

20.

Reading Together and Apart: Juries, Courts, and Substantial Similarity in Copyright Law

Iowa Law Review Online, Vol. 102, 2017, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-356
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Laura A. Heymann
College of William & Mary - Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Downloads 0 (459,025)

Abstract:

Copyright, Infringement, Reader-Response, Literary Theory, Louise Rosenblatt