Patrick S. Ryan

Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)

Tiensestraat 41

Leuven, B-3000

Belgium

Google Inc.

Strategy & Operations Principal

1600 Amphitheatre Parkway

Mountain View, CA 94043

United States

University of Colorado at Boulder, Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program

Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program

Boulder, CO 80309

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

36

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

War, Peace, or Stalemate: Wargames, Wardialing, Wardriving, and the Emerging Market for Hacker Ethics

Virginia Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 9, No. 7, Summer 2004
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Sep 2004
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 4,916 (1,057)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Wardriving, war driving, wardialing, phreaking, wargames, war games, hacker, wifi, wi-fi, warchalking, wireless hacking, wireless manifesto, kevin mitnick

2.

The Cat in the Microwave? (Die Katze in der Mikrowelle?)

Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft, Vol. 8, p. 598, 2003
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Jan 2004
Georg Wenglorz and Patrick S. Ryan
Independent and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 4,913 (998)

Abstract:

Katze in der mikrowelle, poodle in der mikrowelle, hund in der mikrowelle, punitive damages, bmw v gore, mcdonald's coffee spill case, liebeck

3.

WiMAX: Opportunity or Hype?

ITERA, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Michael Richardson and Patrick S. Ryan
University of Colorado at Boulder - Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 4,894 (1,100)
Citation 1

Abstract:

WiMAX, WiFi, Wi-Fi, WiMAX Hype, 802.16e, 802.16f, WiBRO

4.

Regulation of the Cloud in India

Journal of Internet Law, Vol. 15, No. 4, p. 7, October 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2013
Patrick S. Ryan, Ronak Merchant and Sarah Falvey
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI), University of Colorado at Boulder and Google Inc
Downloads 1,591 (6,329)

Abstract:

cloud computing, internet regulation, Grosh's law, Minitel

5.

Revisiting the United States Application of Punitive Damages: Separating Myth from Reality

ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 69, Fall 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2004
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 1,184 (11,546)

Abstract:

Cat in microwave, dog in microwave, punitive damages, State Farm v. Campbell, U.S. v. Gore, McDonald's, coffee spill case, hot coffee

6.

Open Standards, Open Source Adoption in the Public Sector, and Their Relationship to Microsoft’s Market Dominance

STANDARDS EDGE: UNIFIER OR DIVIDER?, Sherrie Bolin, ed., p. 87, Sheridan Books, 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Aug 2010
Tony Casson and Patrick S. Ryan
University of Colorado at Boulder, Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 1,171 (10,512)

Abstract:

Open Source, OpenDocument, Microsoft, XML

7.

A Primer on Internet Exchange Points for Policymakers and Non-Engineers

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Aug 2012
Patrick S. Ryan and Jason Gerson
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI) and Georgetown University
Downloads 1,169 (8,601)
Citation 1

Abstract:

IXPs, ISPs, Competition, Telecommunications

8.

Internet Governance Is Our Shared Responsibility

I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society, 10 ISJLP 1 (2014).
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2014
Vinton G. Cerf, Patrick S. Ryan and Max Senges
Google Inc., Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI) and Google Inc.
Downloads 868 (13,273)

Abstract:

Internet governance, ITU, ICANN, IGF, layered model

9.

Will There Ever Be a Delaware of Europe?

Columbia Journal of European Law, Vol. 11, p. 187, Winter 2004/2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Aug 2005
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 705 (23,896)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Inspire Art, Uberseering, Grundungstheorie, sitztheorie, centros, delaware of europe, european union, article 43, freedom of establishment

10.

Wireless Communications and Computing at a Crossroads: New Paradigms and Their Impact on Theories Governing the Public's Right to Spectrum Access

Journal on Telecommunications & High Technology Law, Vol. 3, No. 2, p. 239, 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 656 (27,647)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Wireless device bill of rights, wireless bill of rights, open spectrum, Bran Ferren, Paul Baran, Kalle Konsten, Ronald Coase, mesh networking

11.

Treating the Wireless Spectrum as a Natural Resource

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 35, p. 10620, September 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Sep 2005
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 599 (24,896)

Abstract:

Wireless spectrum, tragedy of the commons, Ronald Coase, Garrett Hardin, sustainable consumption

12.

Application of the Public-Trust Doctrine and Principles of Natural Resource Management to Electromagnetic Spectrum

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 2, p. 285, 2004
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 17 Jun 2004
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 545 (33,193)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Public trust doctrine, electromagnetic spectrum, ultra wideband, software defined radio, nextwave, sustainable consumption, joseph sax, illinois central

13.

European Competition Law, Joint Dominance, and the Wireless Oligopoly Problem

Columbia Journal of European Law, Vol. 11, p. 353, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Sep 2005
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 517 (38,778)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Wireless oligopolies, tacit collusion, wireless roaming, joint dominance, collective dominance

14.

The ITU Treaty Negotiations: A Call for Openness and Participation

North American Network Operators’ Group 55th (NANOG 55) Meeting, June 2012,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Patrick S. Ryan and Jacob Glick
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI) and Google Inc. - Google Inc., Canada
Downloads 466 (44,008)

Abstract:

ITU, Internet Governance, IETF, TIES, WCIT

15.

McDonald's, Hot Coffee, and a Pet in the Microwave (Mc Do, Cafe Brulant, et un Animal Domestique dans le Four a Micro-ondes)

Global Jurist Advances, Vol. 3, No. 1, Article 3, 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Feb 2004
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 434 (50,510)

Abstract:

Punitive damages, pet in microwave, McDonald's Coffee Spill Case, BMW v. Gore

16.

A Model for Emergency Service of VoIP Through Certification and Labeling

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 58, p. 116, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Jan 2006
Patrick S. Ryan, Tom Lookabaugh and Douglas Sicker
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI), University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Computer Science and Carnegie Mellon University
Downloads 386 (56,662)

Abstract:

VoIP, E911, standard-setting, ISO 9000, emergency services

17.

DOUBLEMINT: Case C-191/01 P, Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs), v. Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (E.C.J. October 23, 2003)

Columbia Journal of European Law, Vol. 10, No. 2, p. 393, 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Jun 2004
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 357 (57,178)

Abstract:

Intellectual Property, Community Trade Mark Regulation Article 7(1)(c), CTMR, Doublemint, Community Trademark, Absolute Grounds for Refusal, descriptiveness, Baby-Dry, Windsurfing Chiemsee

18.

The ITU and the Internet's Titanic Moment

Stanford Technology Law Review, Vol. 2012, No. 8, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 270 (85,288)

Abstract:

international telecommunication union, ITU, WCIT, internet governance, spectrum management, ICANN, IGF

19.

Understanding Director & Officer Liability in Germany for Dissemination of False Information: Perspectives from an Outsider

German Law Journal, Vol. 4, No. 5, 2003
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 263 (88,673)

Abstract:

Director Officer Liability, Germany, Metabox, Comroad, Deutsche Telekom, Infomatec, em.tv

20.

Technologies and Policies to Connect the Next Five Billion

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 29, 2014
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2015
David P. Reed, Jennifer Haroon and Patrick S. Ryan
University of Colorado at Boulder, Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program, Google, Inc. and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 257 (78,965)

Abstract:

spectrum policy, IXPs, broadband policy, broadband plan, loon, wireless platforms, satellites

21.

The Future of the Itu and its Standard-Setting Functions in Spectrum Management

STANDARDS EDGE: FUTURE GENERATION, Sherrie Bolin, ed., p. 341, Sheridan Books, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2014
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 253 (90,137)
Citation 3

Abstract:

ITU, spectrum satellites, spectrum management

22.

The Co-Protection of Minors in New Media: A European Approach to Co-Regulation

U.C. Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy, Vol. 10, p. 97, 2006
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Dec 2005
Eva Lievens, Jos Dumortier and Patrick S. Ryan
Ghent University - Faculty of Law, Time.lex Lawyers and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 252 (90,137)
Citation 1

Abstract:

co-regulation, protection of minors, juvenile protection, new media, europe

23.

European Spectrum Management Principles

Journal of Computer and Information Law, Vol. 23, p. 277, 2005
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Aug 2005
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 194 (121,578)

Abstract:

CEPT, ERO, RACE, ITU, European Union, spectrum management

24.

Questioning the Scarcity of the Spectrum: The Structure of a Spectrum Revolution

Journal of Internet Law, Vol. 8, No. 9, p. 21, March 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Sep 2005
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 180 (133,372)

Abstract:

Spectrum scarcity, doctrine of scarcity, spectrum and the titanic, spectrum management

25.

Some Tests of Spectrum Usage in Brussels, Belgium

Droit & Nouvelles Technologies, September 28, 2004
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Oct 2004
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 172 (136,715)

Abstract:

spectrum usage, spectrum occupation, brussels

26.

When the Cloud Goes Local: The Global Problem with Data Localization

Computer, Vol. 46, No. 12, pp. 54-59, December 2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Dec 2013
Patrick S. Ryan, Sarah Falvey and Ronak Merchant
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI), Google Inc and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 168 (105,145)

Abstract:

Cloud computing, Electronic mail, Portable computers, Companies, Law, Grosch's law, cloud computing, computing and the law, data localization, security, privacy

27.

Regulated Arbitrage and Parallel Importation of Trademarked Pharmaceuticals in the European Union

Boletín Mexicano de Derecho Comparado, No. 111, pp. 1011-1046, Winter 2004,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Dec 2004
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 148 (154,378)

Abstract:

trade-marks, arbitration, free trade, protectionism, intellectual property, europoean union, paranova, bristol-myers, blister packaging

28.

The U.S. Supreme Court Introduces the Single-Digit Multiplier to Punitive Damages

European Law Reporter, p. 190, Vol. 5, 2003
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Jan 2004
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 140 (165,277)

Abstract:

Punitive damages, state farm

29.

From Big Data to Big Social and Economic Opportunities: Which Policies Will Lead to Leveraging Data-Driven Innovation's Potential?

The Global Information Technology Report 2014: Rewards and Risks of Big Data, Chapter 1.8, INSEAD, Cornell University and the World Economic Forum
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Apr 2014
Google Inc., Google, Inc., Google Inc. and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 124 (134,039)

Abstract:

30.

The Problem of Exclusive Arrangements in Multiple Dwelling Units: Unlocking Broadband Growth in Indonesia and the Global South

International Journal of Business, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2016
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI), Google, Inc., Google Access/Google Inc., Google, Inc. and Google Inc.
Downloads 98 (112,382)

Abstract:

broadband, multiple dwelling units, internet, wireless, Indonesia, competition

31.

The Court as a Spectrum Regulator: Will there be a European Analogue to U.S. Cases NextWave and GWI?

German Law Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2003
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Nov 2003
Patrick S. Ryan
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 87 (233,882)
Citation 1

Abstract:

NextWave, GWI, Mobilcom, UMTS, wireless spectrum

32.

A Perspective from the Private Sector: Ensuring that Forum Follows Function

in Beyond Netmundial: The Roadmap for Institutional Improvements to the Global Internet Governance Ecosystem (William J. Drake and Monroe Price, Eds). 2014, Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Google Inc., Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI), Google Inc. and Google Access/Google Inc.
Downloads 75 (213,649)

Abstract:

IGF, Internet Governance, United Nations, Internet Policy

33.

Trust in the Clouds

Computer Law & Security Review 28 (2012) 513-521
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
Patrick S. Ryan and Sarah Falvey
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI) and Google Inc
Downloads 58 (257,633)

Abstract:

regulation of the cloud, trust and technology, risk and the cloud, Patriot Act, the minitel, data sharing, data obfuscation

34.

NextWave, Spectrum Auctions and the Common Law (Spectrumveilingen en het gerecht: de NextWave Zaak)

Jura Falconis, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2003-2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Dec 2004
Patrick S. Ryan and Christoph De Preter
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI) and KU Leuven - Faculty of Law
Downloads 58 (295,326)

Abstract:

NextWave, GWI, spectrum auctions

35.

Measuring Connectivity: A Call to Measure Internet Development with Open, Timely, and Relevant Data

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2015
Google, Inc., Google Inc., Google Access/Google Inc., Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI), Google Inc., Google Inc., Google Inc., Google Inc., Google Inc. and Google Inc.
Downloads 3 (143,963)

Abstract:

Broadband, ITU, Internet

36.

IoT Safety and Security as Shared Responsibility

Journal of Business Informatics, Number 1, Issue 35 (2016), pp 7-19
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2016
Google Inc., Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI), Google Inc. and Google Access/Google Inc.
Downloads 0 (102,017)

Abstract:

Internet of Things, IoT, Internet governance, cybersecurity, digital safety