Shyamkrishna Balganesh

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Professor of Law

3501 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

http://sbalganesh.law.upenn.edu

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

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
University of Pennsylvania 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
University of Pennsylvania 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
University of Pennsylvania 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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School

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property, internet, metaphors, trespass to chattels

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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tort, personal propery, 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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Quasi-property, relational property, limited exclusion

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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broadcasters' rights, broadcast copyright, broadcast treaty, webcasting

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
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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causation, authorship, proximate cause, copyright

11.

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
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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common law, conceptualism, normative change

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Substantial similarity, Jerome Frank, Legal Realism, Fact Skepticism, Copyright Infringement

13.

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
University of Pennsylvania 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

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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copyright law, litigation funding, litigation costs

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Gandhi, copright law, legal pragmatism

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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copyright, private law theory, obligatory

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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copyright, good faith purchasers for value, common law, property, first sale

19.

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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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coauthorship, collaborative creativity, shared intentionality, joint work

20.

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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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India, tort law, private law, writ jurisdiction

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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
University of Pennsylvania 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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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copyright, common law, tortious interference, market prospect

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Censorial Copyright

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 73, 2020, Forthcoming , U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-17
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2019
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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copyright, privacy, dignity, authorship

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Epstein, common law, intellectual property, misappropriation, cybertrespass

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Copyright As Legal Process: The Transformation of American Copyright Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 168, 2020, Forthcoming, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-12
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 03 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2019
Shyamkrishna Balganesh
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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copyright, legal process, private law

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

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Aug 2019
Peter S. Menell, Shyamkrishna Balganesh and David Nimmer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School and Irell & Manella LLP
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Copyright, Fair Use, Derivative Work, Mashup, Transformative

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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legislation, private law, statutory interpretation