Chris Dent

Murdoch University - School of Law

Associate Professor

United States

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Defamation Law's Chilling Effect: A Comparative Content Analysis of Australian and Us Newspapers

Media and Arts Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 89, 2004, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Sep 2004
Chris Dent and Andrew T. Kenyon
Murdoch University - School of Law and University of Melbourne Law School
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defamation, Australia, United States, media, newspaper, chilling effect of defamation law, content analysis, comparative, defamatory allegations, media speech

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Patent Policy in Early Modern England: Jobs, Trade and Regulation

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 237, Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia Working Paper No. 06.07
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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early modern England, patent, policy, job, trade, regulation

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Stare Decisis, Repetition and Understanding Common Law

Griffith Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 131-150, 2007, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 361
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2009
Chris Dent and Ian Cook
Murdoch University - School of Law and Murdoch University, Politics and International Studies, School of Social Science and Humanities
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functioning of law, Foucault's work, juridical and the disciplinary aspects of the law, stare decisis, discursive practices, common law

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'Generally Inconvenient': The 1624 Statute of Monopolies as Political Compromise

Melbourne Univeristy Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2009, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 452
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Feb 2010
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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patent law, Statute of Monopolies

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Copyright as (Decentred) Regulation: Digital Piracy as a Case Study

Monash University Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2009, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 490
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Aug 2010
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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copyright, decentred regulation, digital piracy

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Restraints of Trade: The Legal Practice

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2013, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 660
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Oct 2013
Monash University, Murdoch University - School of Law, University of Melbourne Law School and Bond University
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restraint of trade, non-compete, enforcement, uncertainty

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'Journalists are the Confessors of the Public' Says One Foucaultian

Journalism, Volume 9, Issue 2, 2008, University of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Aug 2009
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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Foucault, journalism, discursive formation, discursive practices, discursive Truth, public speech, public confession

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Decision - Making and Quality in the Patent Examination Process: An Australian Exploration

IPRIA WP No. 01/2006, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 365
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2009
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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Patents, national patent office, investigation, quality, end-product, examination process

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Patent Opposition and the Constitution: Before or After?

University of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 229, Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia Working Paper No. 01.07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 May 2007
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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patent, constitution

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Patents Associated with High-Cost Drugs in Australia

PLoS ONE, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2013, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 636
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 May 2013
Melbourne Law School, Murdoch University - School of Law, RMIT University, University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Faculty of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
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pharmaceutical, drug, patent, evergreening

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Non-Overlapping Rights: A Patent Misconception

European Intellectual Property Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2010, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 477
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jul 2010
Andrew F. Christie and Chris Dent
Melbourne Law School and Murdoch University - School of Law
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patents, overlapping rights

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Third-Party Patent Challenges in Europe, the United States and Australia: A Comparative Analysis

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 428
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Oct 2009
Fiona Rotstein and Chris Dent
Melbourne Law School and Murdoch University - School of Law
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patents, opposition, re-examination' comparative analysis

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Patent Attorney Privilege in Australia: Rationale, Current Concerns and Avenues for Reform

University of Melbourne, Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia Report, 2007, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 307
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 18 Jan 2008
University of Melbourne, Murdoch University - School of Law and Melbourne Law School
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patent attorney privilege, reform, Australia

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Lawyers' Decisions in Australian Patent Dispute Settlements: An Empirical Perspective

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 228, IPRIA Working Paper No. 02.07
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 May 2007
Chris Dent and Kimberlee G. Weatherall
Murdoch University - School of Law and The University of Sydney Law School
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patent, empirical, Australian, dispute

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An Exploration of the Principles, Precepts and Purposes that Provide Structure to the Patent System

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 382, Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia Working Paper No. 08/08
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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patent system, national economies, government policy

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The Examination Effect: A Comparison of the Outcome of Patent Examination in the US, Europe and Australia

John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2016, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 750, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 60/2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2016
Melbourne Law School, Murdoch University - School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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patent examination, United States, Europe, Australia

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'The Privileged Few' and the Classification of Henwood V. Harrison: Foucault, Comment and Qualified Privilege

Griffith Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2005, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 145
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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defamation, henwood, harrison, foucault, construction of discourse, privilege, defence

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To See Patents as Devices of Uncertain (But Contingent) Quality: A Foucaultian Perspective

Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia Working Paper No. 05.07, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 238
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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patent, foucault, device

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Legal Incentives to Promote Innovation at Work: A Critical Analysis

Economic and Labour Relations Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2010, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 526
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Feb 2011
Chris Dent, Colin Fenwick and Kirsten Newitt
Murdoch University - School of Law, University of Melbourne - Law School and Ergon Associates
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employment law, intellectual property law, equity law, innovation

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Copyright, Governmentality and Problematisation: An Exploration

Griffith Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2009, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 425
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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copyright act, governmentality, problematisation, copyright

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Patent Oppositions in Australia: The Facts

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2011, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 588
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 May 2012
The University of Sydney Law School, Melbourne Law School, Murdoch University - School of Law and Melbourne Law School
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patents, opposition, empirical research

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The TRIPS Agreement and an Experimental Use Exception for 'Research Tools'

Australian Economic Review, Vol 44(1), (2011) 73-8
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Jul 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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Patents, Experimental use, research tools

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(Potential) Regulatory Function of Contractual Clauses: Restraints of Trade and Confidential Information in Employment Contracts

Australian Journal of Labour Law, Vol. 26(1) (2013) 1-19.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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restraint of trade, non-competes, contractual clauses, decentred regulation

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Patents as Administrative Acts: Patent Decisions for Administrative Review

Sydney Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2008, University of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 418
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Aug 2009
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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patent, Federal Court, administrative review

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Negotiating Control of Intellectual Creations: IP, Know-How, Confidential Information and Contracts

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law 43(3) 248-66, 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Jul 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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Intellectual property, contracts, regulation

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Not All Practices are Equal: An Exploration of Discourses, Governmentality and Scale-Free Networks

Social Semiotics, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2009, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 548
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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patent, scale-free network

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Compensation And/Or Correcting the Record: A Framework for the Regulation of (Defamatory) Speech

Media & Arts Law Review, Vol 16, (2011) 123-43
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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Defamation, speech, regulation, decentred regulation

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Relationships between Laws, Norms, Practices: The Case of Road Behaviour

Griffith Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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Road rules, Foucault, norms, practices

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Opposing What? Nature, Purposes and Questions of Reform of the Opposition Decision in the Patent System

Flinders Law Journal, Volume 12, No. 2, 2010, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 593
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Jul 2012
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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patents, Australian patent law, reform

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Registers of Artefacts of Creation — From the Late Medieval Period to the 19th Century

Laws, Vol. 3, p. 329, 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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intellectual property; registration; history; socio-legal

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Unpacking Post-Employment Restraint of Trade Decisions: The Motivators of the Key Players

(2014) 26 Bond Law Review 1-26.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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Restraints of Trade, Non-competes, Decision-making, Motivators, Norms of Behaviour

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Stepping Back from the Property Line: A Perspective from Regulatory Theory

Journal of Law and Medicine Vol. 21 (2013) 330-334
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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human tissue, regulation strategies, property

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The Possibilities of a Regulatory Approach to Answer the Question: Should Genetic Inventions Be Patentable?

Journal of Law, Information and Science, Vol. 22, (2012) 16-31
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Jul 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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Patents, genetic inventions, regulatory theory

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Patent Attorney Privilege in Australia: Options for Reform

(2009) 20 AIPJ 178
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
University of Melbourne, Murdoch University - School of Law and Melbourne Law School
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Patent attorney, privilege, reform

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For the Health of the Economy and Patent System: Rationale and Scope of Patent Attorney Privilege

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Murdoch University - School of Law, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Law School
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Patent attorney, privilege

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A Regulatory Perspective on the Interests and Motivators of Creative Individuals

(2013) Asia Pacific Media Educator 23 (2) 265-80.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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Gray, Meticulous and Patently Documentary: Foucaultian Historical Methods and the Patent System

Journal of Sociology, Volume 47(3): 297-312, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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knowledge, law, legal profession, methodology, occupations, sociology of law

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The ‘Reasonable Man’, His Nineteenth‐Century ‘Siblings’, and Their Legacy

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 44, Issue 3, pp. 406-432, 2017
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Aug 2017
Chris Dent
Murdoch University - School of Law
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