Kenneth L. Port

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

875 Summit Ave

St. Paul, MN 55105-3076

United States

http://mitchellhamline.edu/biographies/person/kenneth-l-port/

William Mitchell College of Law

Director of Intellectual Property Law Studies

875 Summit Ave

St. Paul, MN 55105-3076

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

On Nontraditional Trademarks

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-05
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2010
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Trademark, Non-Traditional Trademark, Color Mark, Sound Mark, Scent Mark

2.

Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution and the Rule of Law

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Mar 2005
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 707 (38,973)

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Where Have All the Patent Lawyers Gone? Long Time Passing...

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
Kenneth L. Port, Lucas Hjelle and Molly Littman
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 692 (40,119)
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Patent Law, Patent Lawyers, Patent Bar

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Patent Jobs and the Myth of the Employment Hypothesis

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Kenneth L. Port, Lucas Hjelle and Molly Littman
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 686 (40,593)
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patent, employment, enrollment, stem

5.

A Case Against the ACTA

33 Cardozo Law Review 1131 (2012), William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-04
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, ACTA, Trademark, Counterfeit Goods, Knock-Off Goods, Imitative Commodities

6.

Trademark Extortion: The End of Trademark Law

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 359 (90,679)
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trademark, litigation, database, damages, injunction, infringement, dilution, cybersquatting, success-rate, attorney fees

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Essay on Intellectual Property Curricula in the United States

IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 46, p. 165, 2005, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Oct 2005
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Intellectual Property, Copyright, Patent, Law Schools, Curriculum

8.

Dead Copies Under Japanese Unfair Competition Prevention Act: The New Moral Right

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 37, St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 51, pp. 93-126, 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Mar 2006
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 255 (131,338)

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Japan, trademark, unfair competition, product configuration, product design

9.

Learned Hand's Trademark Jurisprudence: Legal Positivism and the Myth of the Prophet

27 Pac. L.J. 221 (1996)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Trademark Dilution in Japan

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Nov 2005
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 222 (150,488)

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Dilution, Japan, Trademark

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The Japanese International Law 'Revolution': International Human Rights Law and its Impact in Japan

Stanford Journal of International Law Vol. 28, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Nov 2010
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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international law, foreign law, Japan, human rights, treaties

12.

Trademark Harmonization: Norms, Names & Nonsense

Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 2, p. 33, 1998
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 169 (192,823)
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The Expansion Trajectory: Trademark Jurisprudence in the Modern Age

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-21
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Nov 2010
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 155 (207,529)

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intellectual property, trademark, copyright, civil law, common law, Lanham Act

14.

The Congressional Expansion of American Trademark Law: A Civil Law System in the Making

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 827, 2000
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 21 Jun 2005
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 152 (210,921)
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The Unnatural Expansion of Trademark Rights: Is a Federal Dilution Statute Necessary?

Seton Hall Legislative Journal, Vol. 18, 1994, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 136 (230,729)

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Federal Trademark Dilution, Dilution, Trademark Rights, Federal Dilution Legislation, Federal Dilution Statute, Intellectual Property Rights Justification, Proposed Section 43(C )

16.

Copyright Protection of Fictional Characters in Japan

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 7, 1988, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Nov 2010
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Japanese copyright law, fictional character copyright, Japanese Copyright Act, cartoon, Japanese copyright case law, Sazae-san Case, the Popeye Scarf Case

17.

Protection of Famous Trademarks in Japan and the United States

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, 1996, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Nov 2010
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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trademark law, Japan, United States, comparative law

18.

Trademark Monopolies in the Blue Nowhere

William Mitchell Law Review Vol. 28, p. 1091, 2002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Jun 2005
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Trademark Extortion Revisited: A Response to Vogel and Schachter

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Oct 2013
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 108 (273,768)

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trademark, bullying, extortion, litigation

20.

The Case for Teaching Japanese Law at American Law Schools

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 643, 1994
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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The Commodification of Trademarks: Some Final Thoughts on Trademark Dilution

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Jun 2017
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Trademark, Dilution, Litigation, Repeal

22.

The Illegitimacy of Trademark Incontestability

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 26, 1993, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 74 (347,069)

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Intellectual property, Lanham Act, trademarks

23.

Book Review: Japanese Law (1992), by Hiroshi Oda

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 42, 1994
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Jul 2010
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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japan, comparative law

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'Regionally Based Collective Trademark System' in Japan: Geographical Indicators by a Different Name or a Political Misdirection?

6 Cybaris ___ (2015 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Apr 2015
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Japan, trademark, regionally based, collective mark, regionalism, politics

25.

Symposium on Intellectual Property Law Theory - Forward

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 68, p. 585, 1993, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Intellectual Property, Copyright, Trademark, Patent, Chicago-Kent Law Review, Property, Philosophy, Law

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Revisiting Park ‘N Fly: In Pursuit of Constraints on Trademark Bullies

Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal, Vol. 16, 2015
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Oct 2015
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 37 (473,919)

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trademark, incontestability, Park 'N Fly, fair use

27.

In Pursuit of Patent Quality (and Reflections on Reification)

Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 20, 2015
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2015
Kenneth L. Port, Lucas Hjelle and Molly Littman
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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patent, patent attorneys, PTO, patent quality, reification of patent attorneys

28.

Book Review: 'The Genesis of the Japanese Foreign Investment Law of 1950' (1999), by Richard Rabinowitz

Asian-Pacific Law & Policy, Vol. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Jul 2010
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 29 (512,737)

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Japanese law, comparative law

29.

The Story of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution

Posted: 12 Sep 2008
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

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Japanese Constitution, Japanese Law, Article 9

30.

Judging Dilution in the United States and Japan

Posted: 12 Sep 2008
Kenneth L. Port
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

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