Alexandra J. Roberts

Northeastern University - School of Law

Professor of Law and Media

416 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Micro-Symposium on Orin Kerr's 'A Theory of Law'

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2013, pp. 213-226, Journal of Law: A Periodical Laboratory of Legal Scholarship, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2012, pp. 487-502, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-05, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-105
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Willamette University College of Law, Florida State University - College of Law, Yale University - Law School, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Saint Louis University - School of Law, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, University of Chicago - Law School, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis, Duke University, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Harry M. Walborsky Professor, Florida State University College of Law; Associate Dean, Business Program, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, McGill University - Department of Political Science, Suffolk University Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), Marquette University - Law School, Independent, Notre Dame Law School, Northeastern University - School of Law, Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, Berger & Montague, P .C. and Saint Louis University - School of Law
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apps, authority, Case Western Reserve, cheap talk, citation, dialectic, doctrinal, editing, empirics, equilibrium, falsity, Felix Frankfurter, Folk Theorem, footnotes, fraud, Harvard, Lexis, narcissism, peer review, practice, recursion, second-best, solipsism, truth, Westlaw

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Tagmarks

California Law Review, Vol. 105, No. ___, 2017
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2016
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law
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trademarks; intellectual property; social media; Internet; hashtags; USPTO; registration

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Trademark Failure to Function

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 14 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law
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trademarks, uspto, registration, distinctiveness, use, intellectual property, behavioral realism, marketing, advertising

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False Influencing

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 109, No. 1, 2020
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2020
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law
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Athlete Trademarks: Names, Nicknames, & Catchphrases

Book chapter in The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law (2018), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law
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sports law; trademarks; intellectual property; branding; marketing; intent-to-use; USPTO

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Constructing a Canon of Law-Related Poetry: Reviewing David Kader & Michael Stanford, Eds., 'Poetry of the Law: From Chaucer to the Present' (2010)

90 Texas Law Review 1507 (2012)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law
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law & literature, poetry, book review, metaphor

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What's in a Domain Name? Nominative Fair Use Online after Toyota v. Tabari

Trademark Reporter, Vol. 100, No. 6, p. 1290, November-December 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2011
Alexandra J. Roberts and Peter M. Brody
Northeastern University - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Trademark, Domain Names, Nominative Fair Use

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How to Do Things with Word Marks: A Speech-Act Theory of Distinctiveness

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2014
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law
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Trademark, Distinctiveness, Descriptiveness, Performatives, Speech-Act Theory

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Everything New is Old Again: Brain Fingerprinting and Evidentiary Analogy

Yale Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 9, p. 234, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Mar 2011
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law
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Evidence, Brain Fingerprinting, Metaphor, Cognition, Scientific Evidence

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New-School Trademark Dilution: Famous among the Juvenile Consuming Public

IDEA: The Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law
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Advertising, Trademark, Dilution, TDRA, Marketing to Children

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Goodwill U: School Name Change & Trademark Law

3 IP Theory 129 (2013)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2013
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law
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trademark infringement, trademark dilution, naming law, intellectual property, law & culture

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A Poetics of Trademark Law

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2023
Posted: 03 Apr 2022
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law

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trademarks, intellectual property, uspto, poetics, law & literature, registration, infringement, unitary, likelihood of confusion

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Mark Talk

Posted: 09 Sep 2018
Alexandra J. Roberts
Northeastern University - School of Law

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Trademarks, Distinctiveness, Secondary Meaning, Internet Law, Advertising