Jake Linford

Florida State University - College of Law

Loula Fuller & Dan Myers Professor

425 W. Jefferson St. Ste 322

Tallahassee, FL 32306

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

A Second Look at the Right of First Publication

Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA, Vol. 58, p. 585, 2011, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 492
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2016
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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Intellectual Property, Copyright, Network Theory

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Are Trademarks Ever Fanciful?

105 Georgetown Law Journal 731 (2017), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 790, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 16-7
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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trademarks, Abercrombie, fanciful, arbitrary, suggestive, descriptive, generic, sound symbolism, Saussure, phonoaesthetic, linguistic arbitrariness

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The False Dichotomy Between Suggestive and Descriptive Trademarks

76 Ohio State Law Journal 1367 (2015), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 744
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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trademarks, source significance, secondary meaning, distinctiveness, inherent distinctiveness, linguistics, suggestive, descriptive, Abercrombie, semantics, cognitive research, etymology, semantic shift, semantic change, semantic drift

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Trademark Owner as Adverse Possessor: Productive Use and Property Acquisition

63 Case Western Reserve Law Review 703 (2013), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 596, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 12-6
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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trademark, public domain, Golan, Eldred, secondary meaning, incontestability, commercial strength, likelihood of confusion, adverse possession, property rights, acquisition, rules v. standards, Locke, Blackstone, Penalver, Katyal, Strahilevitz, Fennell, Lemley, McKenna

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A Linguistic Justification for 'Generic' Trademarks

17 Yale Journal of Law & Technology 110 (2015), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 746
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Apr 2015
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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trademarks, trademark incapacity, de facto secondary meaning, source significance, secondary meaning, generic, Abercrombie, linguistics, primary significance, Teflon, Thermos, Abercrombie, semantics, etymology, semantic shift, semantic shift, semantic change, semantic drift

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The Kidney Donor Scholarship Act: How College Scholarships Can Provide Financial Incentives for Kidney Donation While Preserving Altruistic Meaning

St. Louis Journal of Health Law & Policy, Vol. 2, p. 265, 2009
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2010
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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Valuing Residual Goodwill after Trademark Forfeiture

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 93, 2017, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 1-17, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 828
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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trademarks, intellectual property, auction theory, signaling, abandonment, forfeiture, linguistics, naked licensing, assignment in gross, modification

8.

Unilateral Reordering in the Reel World

88 Washington Law Review 1395 (2013), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 655, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Dec 2013
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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Change of Terms, Lawrence Cunningham, consideration, modification, boilerplate, contract law, consumer, law and economics, Star Wars, Darth Vader, South Park, Apple, iTunes

9.

The Institutional Progress Clause

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2014, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 693, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 14-10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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copyright, First Amendment, Golan, Eldred, Citizens United, public choice, Progress Clause, intellectual property

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The Right Ones for the Job: Divining the Correct Standard of Review for Curtilage Determinations in the Aftermath of Ornelas v. United States

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 885, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jun 2009
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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Fourth Amendment, Search and Seizure, Judicial Review

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Democratizing Access to Survey Evidence of Distinctiveness

Trademark Law and Theory: Reform of Trademark Law (Dinwoodie & Janis, eds), Elgar, 2019, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Nov 2018
Jake Linford
Florida State University - College of Law
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trademark, Amazon, Mechanical Turk, MTurk, evidence, distinctiveness, survey evidence