Shyamkrishna Balganesh

Columbia University - Law School

Sol Goldman Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

http://www.law.columbia.edu/faculty/shyamkrishna-balganesh

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1.

Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age: 2020 - Chapters 1 and 2

Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 179 Posted: 03 Aug 2020
Peter S. Menell, Mark A. Lemley, Robert P. Merges and Shyamkrishna Balganesh
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 2,012 (9,471)
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Intellectual Property, Trade Secret, Patent, Copyright, Trademark, Misappropriation, Right of Publicity

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Foreseeability and Copyright Incentives

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 122, Pg. 1569, 2009, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 400, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 210
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2009
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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Copyright, Incentives, Foreseeability, Bounded Rationality

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Demystifying the Right to Exclude: Of Property, Inviolability, and Automatic Injunctions

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 31, Pg. 593, 2008, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2009
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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property, injunctions, remedies, rights

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The Uneasy Case Against Copyright Trolls

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, May 2013, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-32, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-42
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2013
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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copyright troll, incentives, litigation costs

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'Hot News': The Enduring Myth of Property in News

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 111, p. 419, 2011, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 27 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 413 (87,621)
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quasi-property, newspaper, hot news, misappropriation, unjust enrichment

Common Law Property Metaphors on the Internet: The Real Problem with the Doctrine of Cybertrespass

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 12, p. 265, 2006
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 350 (105,167)
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property, internet, metaphors, trespass to chattels

Common Law Property Metaphors on the Internet: The Real Problem with the Doctrine of Cybertrespass

Michigan Telecommunications & Technology Law Review, Vol. 12, June 2006
Posted: 06 Mar 2006
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School

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property, internet, metaphors, trespass to chattels

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Quasi-Property: Like, But Not Quite Property

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 160, p. 1889, June 2012, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-12, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-20
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2013
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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Quasi-property, relational property, limited exclusion

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Property Along the Tort Spectrum: Trespass to Chattels and the Anglo-American Doctrinal Divergence

Common Law World Review, Vol. 35, June 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Mar 2006
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 336 (110,916)

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tort, personal propery, trespass to chattels

9.

Judging Similarity

100 Iowa Law Review 267 (2014), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-15, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-09
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
Shyamkrishna Balganesh, Irina D. Manta and Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan
Columbia University - Law School, Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 330 (113,087)

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substantial similarity, copyright infringement, cognitive bias

10.

Causing Copyright

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 117, p. 1, 2017, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-8
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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causation, authorship, proximate cause, copyright

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The Social Costs of Property Rights in Broadcast (and Cable) Signals

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 22, p. 1303, 2008
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 20 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2009
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 314 (119,268)

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broadcasters' rights, broadcast copyright, broadcast treaty, webcasting

12.

Structure and Value in the Common Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 163, P. 1241, 2015, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-31
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 27 May 2015
Shyamkrishna Balganesh and Gideon Parchomovsky
Columbia University - Law School and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
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common law, conceptualism, normative change

13.

The Questionable Origins of the Copyright Infringement Analysis

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 68, p. 791, 2016, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-28
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 03 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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Substantial similarity, Jerome Frank, Legal Realism, Fact Skepticism, Copyright Infringement

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Legal Internalism in Modern Histories of Copyright

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 134, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 17 Sep 2020
Shyamkrishna Balganesh and Taisu Zhang
Columbia University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
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internal-ism, copyright, history, legal consciousness, behavioral, normativity

15.

Gandhi and Copyright Pragmatism

California Law Review, Vol. 101, 2013, Forthcoming , U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-6
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2013
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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Gandhi, copright law, legal pragmatism

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The Pragmatic Incrementalism of Common Law Intellectual Property

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 63, Nov. 2010, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-12
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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Common law, intellectual property, caution, pragmatism, practical reasoning, minimalism, custom, precedent, flexibility, incrementalism, patent reform, copyright reform, uniformity, overbreadth, ossification, courts, adjudication

17.

Copyright Infringement Markets

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 113, 2013, Forthcoming , U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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copyright law, litigation funding, litigation costs

18.

The Constitutionalization of Indian Private Law

In THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION (Sujit Choudhry, Madhav Khosla & Pratap Banu Mehta eds., Oxford UP, 2016), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-15
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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India, tort law, private law, writ jurisdiction

19.

The Normativity of Copying in Copyright Law

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 62, p. 203, 2012, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-13, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2013
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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The Obligatory Structure of Copyright Law: Unbundling the Wrong of Copying

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 125, Pg. 1664, 2012, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-21
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2013
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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copyright, private law theory, obligatory

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Copyright and Good Faith Purchasers

California Law Review, Vol. 104, P. 269, 2016, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-7
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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copyright, good faith purchasers for value, common law, property, first sale

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Unplanned Coauthorship

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 100, P. 1683, 2014, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-8
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 24 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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coauthorship, collaborative creativity, shared intentionality, joint work

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Google v. Oracle Amicus Merits Stage Brief: Vindicating IP’s Channeling Principle and Restoring Jurisdictional Balance to Software Copyright Protection

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-07
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2020
Peter S. Menell, David Nimmer and Shyamkrishna Balganesh
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Irell & Manella LLP and Columbia University - Law School
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Computer Software, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patent, Functional, API, Merger, Idea-Expression

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Restatements of Statutory Law: The Curious Case of the Restatement of Copyright

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 45, Forthcoming 2021, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-687
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
Shyamkrishna Balganesh and Peter S. Menell
Columbia University - Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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American Law Institute, Restatement of Law, Copyright, Statutory Interpretation

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Garcia v. Google Brief of Amici Curiae Professors Shyamkrishna Balganesh, Justin Hughes, Peter Menell, and David Nimmer in Support of Neither Party -- Copyright Protection of Performances, Joint Authorship, and the Limits of Any Implied License

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Shyamkrishna Balganesh, Justin Hughes, Peter S. Menell and David Nimmer
Columbia University - Law School, Loyola Law School Los Angeles, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Irell & Manella LLP
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copyright, authorship, performance, license, fraud

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Copyright as Market Prospect

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 166, p. 443 (2018), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-2
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2018
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 147 (243,429)
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copyright, common law, tortious interference, market prospect

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Privative Copyright

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 1, 2020, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-17
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2020
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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copyright, privacy, dignity, authorship

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Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age: 2021 - Chapters 1 and 2

Number of pages: 186 Posted: 12 Jul 2021
Peter S. Menell, Mark A. Lemley, Robert P. Merges and Shyamkrishna Balganesh
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 123 (282,732)

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Intellectual Property, Trade Secret, Patent, Copyright, Trademark, Misappropriation, Right of Publicity

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Mashups and Fair Use: The Bold Misadventures of the Seussian Starship Enterprise

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-38
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2020
Peter S. Menell, Shyamkrishna Balganesh and David Nimmer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Columbia University - Law School and Irell & Manella LLP
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Copyright, Fair Use, Derivative Work, Mashup, Transformative

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Copyright As Legal Process: The Transformation of American Copyright Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 168, p. 1101, 2020, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-12
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 03 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2020
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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copyright, legal process, private law

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The Genius of Common Law Intellectual Property

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 48, 2019, Forthcoming, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-22
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 22 May 2019
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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Epstein, common law, intellectual property, misappropriation, cybertrespass

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The Use of Technical Experts in Software Copyright Cases: Rectifying the Ninth Circuit’s 'Nutty' Rule

35 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 663 (2021)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2021
Shyamkrishna Balganesh and Peter S. Menell
Columbia University - Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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copyright, software, computer software, expert witness

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Authoring the Law

Journal of the Copyright Society of U.S.A., Vol. 69, 2022, Forthcoming , Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-695
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 09 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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government edicts, copyright, authorship

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The Uncopyrightability of Edicts of Government

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-40, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
Shyamkrishna Balganesh and Peter S. Menell
Columbia University - Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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government edicts, copyright, authorship

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Long Live the Common Law of Copyright!: Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org., Inc. and the Debate over Judicial Role in Copyright

Columbia Law Review Forum, Vol. 121, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Aug 2020
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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government edicts, copyright, owing the law, common law, judicial role

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Private Law Statutory Interpretation

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 92, 2019, Forthcoming, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-23
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 25 May 2019
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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legislation, private law, statutory interpretation

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The Institutionalist Turn in Supreme Court Copyright Jurisprudence

2021 Supreme Court Review (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 May 2021
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
Columbia University - Law School
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Roberts Court, copyright, institutionalism, legitimacy