Lisa P. Ramsey

University of San Diego School of Law

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110-2492

United States

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Brandjacking on Social Networks: Trademark Infringement by Impersonation of Markholders

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 851, 2010, San Diego Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-029
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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Brandjacking, Social Networks, Social Networking, Trademark, Constitutional, First Amendment, Free Expression, Free Speech, Commercial Speech, Noncommercial Speech

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Non-Traditional Trademarks and Inherently Valuable Expression

The Protection of Non-Traditional Trademarks: Critical Perspectives (Irene Calboli & Martin Senftleben eds., Oxford University Press 2018) , San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-325
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2019
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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freedom of expression, free speech, trademark, non-traditional, nontraditional, shape, color, scent, sound, flavor, texture, mark

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First Amendment Limitations on Trademark Rights

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND INFORMATION WEALTH: ISSUES AND PRACTICES IN THE DIGITAL AGE, vol. 3, p. 147, Peter K. Yu, ed., Praeger 2007, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-86
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2008
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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First Amendment, Constitutional, Unconstitutional, Trademark, Lanham Act, Intellectual Property, Descriptive Trademarks, Slogans, Infringement, Dilution, Cybersquatting, Commercial Use, Misleading Use, Trademark Use, Fair Use, Nominative Use

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Free Speech and International Obligations to Protect Trademarks

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 35, No. 405, 2010, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-040
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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Trademark, International, Paris Convention, TRIPS, Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights

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Intellectual Property Rights in Advertising

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 12, p. 189, 2006
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2008
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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Advertising, Intellectual Property, Copyright, Trademark, Advertisements, Slogans, Utilitarian, Economic, Incentives, Bleistein

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Reconciling Trademark Rights and Free Expression Locally and Globally

International Intellectual Property: A Handbook of Contemporary Research 341 (Daniel J. Gervais ed., Edward Elgar Publishing 2015)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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trademark law, free expression, free speech, TRIPS, Paris Convention

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A Free Speech Right to Trademark Protection?

106 Trademark Reporter 797 (2016), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-225
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 27 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2016
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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Trademark, Freedom of Expression, Free Speech, First Amendment, Human Rights, Constitutional Law

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Descriptive Trademarks and the First Amendment

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 1095, 2003, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW REVIEW, Vol. 36, p. 271, Karen B. Tripp, ed., West Publishing, 2004, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 24 May 2005
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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trademark, descriptive trademarks, first amendment, Central Hudson

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Increasing First Amendment Scrutiny of Trademark Law

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 61, p. 381, 2008, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-075
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 29 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2008
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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Trademark, Constitutional, First Amendment, Free Expression, Free Speech, Commercial Speech

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Mechanisms for Limiting Trade Mark Rights to Further Competition and Free Speech

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Volume 44, Issue 6, pp. 671-700, 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015
Lisa P. Ramsey and Jens Schovsbo
University of San Diego School of Law and Centre for Information and Innovation Law (CIIR)
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trade mark, trademark, free speech, free expression, fundamental rights, competition, public interest

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Free Speech Challenges to Trademark Law After Matal v. Tam

Houston Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 401, 2018, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-374
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2019
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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Trademark, Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, First Amendment, Constitutional Law, Matal v. Tam

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Using Failure to Function Doctrine to Protect Free Speech and Competition in Trademark Law

104 Iowa Law Review Online 70, 2020, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 20-446
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2020
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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Trademark, Failure to Function, Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Competition, USPTO

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Protectable Trademark Subject Matter in Common Law Countries and the Problem with Flexibility

THE CAMBRIDGE HANDBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE TRADEMARK LAW (Irene Calboli & Jane C. Ginsburg eds., Cambridge University Press 2020)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Aug 2021
Lisa P. Ramsey
University of San Diego School of Law
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trademark, subject matter, signs, eligibility for registration, common law, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, United States