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
Downloads 1,735 (5,708)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Traditional knowledge, genetic resources, intellectual property, TRIPS, WTO, Doha, sui generis right

2.

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 1,014 (14,541)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Internatonal copyright, three-step test, TRIPS

3.

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 and Daniel J. Gervais
Victoria University of Wellington and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 990 (8,164)

Abstract:

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

4.

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 860 (14,143)
Citation 3

Abstract:

originality, copyright, Feist, comparative law, creativity

5.

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 713 (26,043)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Copyright, peer-to-peer, file-sharing, music, Internet

6.

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 663 (25,417)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Paris Convention, Berne Convention, TRIPS Agreement, Internet

7.

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
Downloads 643 (28,487)
Citation 3

Abstract:

intellectual property rights, international trade, economic development, TRIPS Agreement

8.

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 424 (44,800)
Citation 1

Abstract:

sacred art, copyright, traditional knowledge, intellectual

9.

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 418 (38,329)
Citation 2

Abstract:

UGC, user-generated content, copyright, fair use, taxonomy

10.

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 413 (47,521)
Citation 1

Abstract:

copyright, music, sound recordings, Internet, Canada, France

11.

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
Downloads 350 (66,854)

Abstract:

Google Book Settlement, TRIPS Agreement, Formalities, most-favored nation, national treatment, Berne Convention, three-step test

12.

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 331 (67,503)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Copyrigth, Collective Licensing, Extended Licensing, Canada

13.

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 J. Hyndman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 323 (67,503)

Abstract:

cloud computing, privacy, copyright, enforcement, privacy

14.

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
Downloads 320 (40,791)

Abstract:

Berne Convention, TRIPS Agreement, Three-Step test, copyright, authors rights, exceptions and limitations

15.

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 318 (64,578)

Abstract:

Human rights, intellectual property, copyright, patents

16.

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 301 (66,639)
Citation 2

Abstract:

copyright, originality, creativity, Feist, CCH

17.

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
Downloads 234 (105,559)

Abstract:

18.

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
Downloads 233 (85,767)

Abstract:

Traditional Knowledge, Geographical Indications, Appellations of Origin, Lisbon Agreement

19.

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
Downloads 232 (71,867)

Abstract:

Derivative right, adaptation, appropriation art, originality, France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States, Berne Convention

20.

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
Downloads 214 (104,254)
Citation 2

Abstract:

copyright, sui generis, databases, directive

21.

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
Downloads 209 (103,808)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Geographical Indications, Wine Pact, Lisbon Agreement, terroir, Appellations of Origin, TRIPS Agreement, Doha Round

22.

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 206 (103,808)
Citation 1

Abstract:

CMOs, collective management, ASCAP, BMI, SoundExchange, consent decrees, antitrust, digital copyright

23.

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 193 (122,043)
Citation 1

Abstract:

TRIPS Agreement, development, national innovation systems, foreign direct investment

24.

Standard Internet Licensing Terms

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Mar 2004
Daniel J. Gervais
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 192 (129,619)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Internet licensing, copyright, standards, commons

25.

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 170 (114,063)

Abstract:

Canada, Copyright, Reform, History, Formalities, Britain

26.

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
Downloads 169 (110,659)

Abstract:

27.

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
Downloads 164 (127,200)

Abstract:

TRIPS Agreement, TRIPS, objectives, GATT, developing countries, climate change, dispute-settlement

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
Downloads 123 (195,402)

Abstract:

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
Downloads 37 (383,844)

Abstract:

Lisbon Agreement, geographical indications, Trips Agreement, appellations of origin

29.

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 150 (92,723)
Citation 1

Abstract:

WTO, TRIPS Agreement, economic and social development, clusters, innovation, developing countries

30.

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
Downloads 136 (165,071)

Abstract:

1909 Copyright Act, formalities, Berne Convention, Berlin Conference, 1911 Copyright Act

31.

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
Downloads 127 (158,726)

Abstract:

Copyright Board, Copyright, Canada, Tribunal

32.

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 Savannah Law School
Downloads 120 (165,071)

Abstract:

AdWords, unjust enrichment, restitution, Google, third-party brand names, dilution, infringement, remedies

33.

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
Downloads 118 (152,951)

Abstract:

Geographical indications, trademark, certification mark, cognac, champagne

34.

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
Downloads 109 (175,637)

Abstract:

Berne Convention, copyright, formalities, recordation

35.

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 L. Holmes
Vanderbilt University - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 105 (164,117)

Abstract:

Right of publicity

36.

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
Downloads 104 (202,219)

Abstract:

37.

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 88 (180,807)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Extended licensing, collective management, extended repertoire, Canada

38.

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
Downloads 85 (204,846)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Regulation, technology, precautionary principle, unintended consequenses

39.

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
Downloads 73 (240,875)

Abstract:

Berne Convention, United States Copyright Act, implementation, Golan, retroactive protection

40.

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
Downloads 65 (240,875)

Abstract:

CMOs in China, standing to sue, litigation by nonmembers, monopoly

41.

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
Downloads 62 (281,987)

Abstract:

Intellectual property, statutes, interpretation, TRIPS, Berne, WCT, Canada

42.

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
Downloads 23 (365,090)

Abstract:

Trademarks, online, likelihood of confusion, surveys

43.

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
Downloads 0 (187,547)

Abstract:

44.

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
Downloads 0 (246,046)

Abstract:

Performers, audiovisual, actors, copyright, free-standing contribution, related right, neighboring right