Daniel J. Gervais

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Professor of Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

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1.

Traditional Knowledge & Intellectual Property: A Trips-Compatible Approach

Michigan State Law Review, p. 137, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Traditional knowledge, genetic resources, intellectual property, TRIPS, WTO, Doha, sui generis right

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Plain Packaging and the Interpretation of the TRIPS Agreement

Susy Frankel and Daniel J. Gervais “Plain Packaging and the Interpretation of the TRIPS agreement” (2013) 46 VJTL 1149., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 1/2014
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2015
Susy Frankel, FRSNZ and Daniel J. Gervais
Victoria University of Wellington and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,767 (8,241)

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TRIPS Agreement, international intellectual property, interpretation of TRIPS, exclusive rights of trademarks, trademark use, dispute settlement

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Feist Goes Global: A Comparative Analysis of the Notion of Originality in Copyright Law

Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Vol. 49, p. 949, Summer 2002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,281 (13,845)
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originality, copyright, Feist, comparative law, creativity

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Towards a New Core International Copyright Norm: The Reverse Three-Step Test

Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 9, p. 1, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Mar 2004
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,168 (16,012)
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Internatonal copyright, three-step test, TRIPS

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The Internationalization of Intellectual Property: New Challenges from the Very Old and the Very New

Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 12, p. 929, Spring 2002
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 826 (26,663)
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Paris Convention, Berne Convention, TRIPS Agreement, Internet

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The Price of Social Norms: Towards a Licensing Regime for File-Sharing

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Apr 2004
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 781 (28,812)
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Copyright, peer-to-peer, file-sharing, music, Internet

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Intellectual Property, Trade & Development: The State of Play

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 74, pp. 505-535, 2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Dec 2005
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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intellectual property rights, international trade, economic development, TRIPS Agreement

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The Three-Step-Test Revisited: How to Use the Test’s Flexibility in National Copyright Law

American University International Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 3 (2014), pp. 581-626
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2014
Christophe Geiger, Daniel J. Gervais and Martin Senftleben
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, Vanderbilt University - Law School and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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Berne Convention, TRIPS Agreement, Three-Step test, copyright, authors rights, exceptions and limitations

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The Tangled Web of UGC: Making Copyright Sense of User-Generated Content

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 841-870, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2015
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 644 (37,434)
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UGC, user-generated content, copyright, fair use, taxonomy

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Spiritual But Not Intellectual? The Protection of Sacred Intangible Traditional Knowledge

Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL), vol. 11, p. 467, Summer 2003
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 567 (44,265)
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sacred art, copyright, traditional knowledge, intellectual

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Transmissions of Music on the Internet: An Analysis of the Copyright Laws of Canada, France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 34, p. 1363, November 2001
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 510 (50,697)
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copyright, music, sound recordings, Internet, Canada, France

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Intellectual Property and Human Rights: Learning to Live Together

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND HUMAN RIGHTS: LEARNING TO LIVE TOGETHER, Paul L. C. Torremans, ed., Kluwer, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2009
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 424 (63,701)

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Human rights, intellectual property, copyright, patents

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Of Silos and Constellations: Comparing Notions of Originality in Copyright Law

Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 27, 2010, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2010
Elizabeth F. Judge and Daniel J. Gervais
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 423 (63,871)
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copyright, originality, creativity, Feist, CCH

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Cloud Control: Copyright, Global Memes and Privacy

Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law, Vol. 10, p. 53, 2012, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-10, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-8
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
Daniel J. Gervais and Daniel Hyndman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 392 (69,957)

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cloud computing, privacy, copyright, enforcement, privacy

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The Derivative Right: Or Why Copyright Law Protects Foxes Better than Hedgehogs

15:4 Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law 785-855, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper, 13-19
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Derivative right, adaptation, appropriation art, originality, France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States, Berne Convention

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The Google Book Settlement and the TRIPS Agreement

Stanford Technology Law Review, Vol. 1, 2011, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-25
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 May 2010 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Google Book Settlement, TRIPS Agreement, Formalities, most-favored nation, national treatment, Berne Convention, three-step test

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Use of Copyright Content on the Internet: Considerations on Excludability and Collective Licensing

IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST: THE FUTURE OF CANDADIAN COPYRIGHT LAW, Michael Geist, ed., Chapter 18, pp. 517-549, Irwin Law, 2005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 379 (72,817)
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Copyrigth, Collective Licensing, Extended Licensing, Canada

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TRIPS and Development

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-46
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 341 (82,280)
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WTO, TRIPS Agreement, economic and social development, clusters, innovation, developing countries

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Traditional Knowledge: Are We Closer to the Answers? The Potential Role of Geographical Indications

ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 551-567, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-18
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Traditional Knowledge, Geographical Indications, Appellations of Origin, Lisbon Agreement

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Making Copyright Whole: A Principled Approach to Copyright Exceptions and Limitations

University of Ottawa Law & Technology Journal, Vol. 5, Nos. 1&2, 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 May 2011
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Keynote: The Landscape of Collective Management Schemes

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2011, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-46
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 275 (104,172)
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CMOs, collective management, ASCAP, BMI, SoundExchange, consent decrees, antitrust, digital copyright

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Reinventing Lisbon: The Case for a Protocol to the Lisbon Agreement (Geographical Indications)

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2010, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-35
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Sep 2010
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Geographical Indications, Wine Pact, Lisbon Agreement, terroir, Appellations of Origin, TRIPS Agreement, Doha Round

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The Protection of Databases

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Apr 2008
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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copyright, sui generis, databases, directive

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The Purpose of Copyright Law in Canada

University of Ottawa Law & Technology Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 315-356, 2005
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Apr 2006
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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A Canadian Copyright Narrative

International Property Journal, Vol. 21, p. 269, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 229 (125,814)

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Canada, Copyright, Reform, History, Formalities, Britain

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Climate Change, the International Intellectual Property Régime, and Disputes Under the TRIPS Agreement

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2015
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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TRIPS Agreement, TRIPS, objectives, GATT, developing countries, climate change, dispute-settlement

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Of Clusters and Assumptions: Innovation as Part of a Full TRIPS Implementation

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 5, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 216 (133,153)
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TRIPS Agreement, development, national innovation systems, foreign direct investment

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Standard Internet Licensing Terms

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Mar 2004
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 204 (140,513)
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Internet licensing, copyright, standards, commons

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A Cognac after Spanish Champagne? Geographical Indications as Certification Marks

Forthcoming in Intellectual Property at the Edge, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper, Working Paper Series, No. 13-39
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2013
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Geographical indications, trademark, certification mark, cognac, champagne

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Irreconcilable Differences? The Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement and the Common Law

Houston Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 2, 2015, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-7
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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A Uniquely Canadian Institution: The Copyright Board of Canada

AN EMERGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PARADIGM: PERSPECTIVES FROM CANADA, Ysolde Gendreau, ed., E. Elgar, 2008 , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2009
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Copyright Board, Copyright, Canada, Tribunal

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Is Profiting from the Online Use of Another's Property Unjust? The Use of Brand Names as Paid Search Keywords

IDEA: The IP Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 131, 2013
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2013
Vanderbilt University - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Bone McAllester Norton PLLC, Kraft Analytics, LLC and University of Florida Levin College of Law
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AdWords, unjust enrichment, restitution, Google, third-party brand names, dilution, infringement, remedies

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Fame, Property, and Identity: The Scope and Purpose of the Right Of Publicity

Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 15-7
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Daniel J. Gervais and Martin Holmes
Vanderbilt University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Right of publicity

The Lisbon Agreement's Misunderstood Potential

The WIPO Journal, Vol. 1, p. 87, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-21, Chicago-Kent Intellectual Property, Science & Technology Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jul 2010
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Lisbon Agreement, geographical indications, Trips Agreement, appellations of origin

The Lisbon Agreement's Misunderstood Potential

The WIPO Journal, Vol. 1, p. 87, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper 10-21
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 May 2010
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Lisbon Agreement, geographical indications, Trips Agreement, appellations of origin

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The Future of United States Copyright Formalities: Why We Should Prioritize Recordation, and How to Do It

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 28, 2013, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper, Working Paper Series, 13-40
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2013
Daniel J. Gervais and Dashiell Renaud
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Berne Convention, copyright, formalities, recordation

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The 1909 Copyright Act in International Context

Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 26, 2010, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-23
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2010
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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1909 Copyright Act, formalities, Berne Convention, Berlin Conference, 1911 Copyright Act

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Application of an Extended Collective Licensing Regime in Canada: Principles and Issues Related to Implementation

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-26
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Sep 2011
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 151 (183,460)
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Extended licensing, collective management, extended repertoire, Canada

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The Regulation of Inchoate Technologies

Houston Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 3, Fall 2010, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-44
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Nov 2010
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Regulation, technology, precautionary principle, unintended consequenses

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Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Human Rights and Regulatory Lessons from Lilly v Canada

UC Irvine Law Review (2018, Forthcoming), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper 17-59
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2018
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Investor-state, ISDS, TRIPS Agreement, intellectual property, Lilly, Canada, patents, utility

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The Patent Target

Federal Circuit Bar Journal, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-27
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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The Protection of Performers Under U.S. Law in Comparative Perspective

IP Theory: Vol. 5: Iss. 1, Article 8, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Performers, audiovisual, actors, copyright, free-standing contribution, related right, neighboring right

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Collective Management Organizations in China: Practice, Problems and Possible Solutions

The Journal of World Intellectual Property (2012) Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 221–237
Posted: 06 Nov 2012
Fuxiao Jiang and Daniel J. Gervais
University of International Business and Economics-Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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CMOs in China, standing to sue, litigation by nonmembers, monopoly

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Golan v. Holder: A Look at the Constraints Imposed by the Berne Convention

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 147, 2011, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-47
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2011
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Berne Convention, United States Copyright Act, implementation, Golan, retroactive protection

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Investment Treaties and Intellectual Property: Eli Lilly v. Canada and Phillip Morris v. Uruguay

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-38
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2018
Daniel J. Gervais and Jared Doster
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
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ISDS, Intellectual Property, Eli Lilly, Canada, Plain Packaging, Uruguay, Phillip Morris

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The Role of International Treaties in the Interpretation of Canadian Intellectual Property Statutes

THE GLOBALIZED RULE OF LAW: RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC LAW, O. Fitzgerald, ed., pp. 549-572, Irwin Law, 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Intellectual property, statutes, interpretation, TRIPS, Berne, WCT, Canada

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Who Cares About the 85 Percent? Reconsidering Survey Evidence of Online Confusion in Trademark Cases

96 J Pat Trademark Off Socy 265-297, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-34
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Daniel J. Gervais and Julie Latsko
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University
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Trademarks, online, likelihood of confusion, surveys

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The Patent Option

North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 20, 2019, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-58
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2018
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 38 (409,003)

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Data exclusivity, patent, FDA, patents, disclosure

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The Economics of Collective Management

Ben Depoorter & Peter S. Menell (eds.), Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-63
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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collective management, CMOs, copyright, efficiency, licensing, economic models

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Related Rights in United States Law

AMI TIJDSCHRIFT VOOR AUTEURS-, MEDIA & INFORMATIERECHT (2018), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-59
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2018
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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related rights, neighboring rights, performers, actors, sound recordings, Rome Convention, WPPT, bootlegging

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Intellectual Property: A Beacon for Reform of Investor-state Dispute Settlement

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 40, 2019
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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ISDS, investor-state, NAFTA, MIC, court, intellectual property