Peter Lee

University of California, Davis - School of Law

Professor of Law

Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall

Davis, CA CA 95616-5201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

The Law of Look and Feel

90 Southern California Law Review, 2017 (Forthcoming), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 482
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
Peter Lee and Madhavi Sunder
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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Look and feel, design, design theory, intellectual property, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, utility patents, design patents

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Patent Law and the Two Cultures

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 120, 2010, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 206
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 04 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2010
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 386 (110,278)
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patents, culture, Two Cultures, STS, psychology, Federal Circuit, Supreme Court, formalism, holism, deference, expertise, judges

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Toward a Distributive Commons in Patent Law

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2009, p. 917, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 177
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 23 May 2009 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2013
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 374 (114,218)

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patents, biomedical, research, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, agriculture, biotechnology, distributive justice, commons, public institutions, NIH, CIRM, nonprofits, universities, disease advocacy, biobanks, technology transfer, licensing

4.

The Evolution of Intellectual Infrastructure

Washington Law Review, Vol. 83, p. 39, 2008, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 11 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2013
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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trademark, copyright, patent, infrastructure, ebay, remedies, liability rule, property rule

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Contracting to Preserve Open Science: Consideration-Based Regulation in Patent Law

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 58, p. 889, 2009, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 153
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 22 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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private ordering, norms, biomedical research, research tools, patent law, commons

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Social Innovation

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 1, 2014, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 407
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Dec 2014
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 337 (128,146)

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social innovation, innovation, patent law, intellectual property, innovation dynamics, government funding, prizes, nonprofits, social capital, infrastructure, commons, theory of the firm, user innovation

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Transcending the Tacit Dimension: Patents, Relationships, and Organizational Integration in Technology Transfer

California Law Review, Vol. 100, pp. 1503, 2012, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 287
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 318 (136,144)
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patents, technology transfer, theory of the firm, tacit knowledge, science and technology studies, licensing, relationships, faculty inventors, sponsored research, startups, spinouts

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Innovation and the Firm: A New Synthesis

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 70
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2018
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Patents, vertical integration, industrial organization, theory of the firm, tacit knowledge, technology transfer, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, agricultural biotechnology, information technology, startups, university patenting, antitrust

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Patents and the University

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 63, 2013, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 324
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 276 (157,737)
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patents, intellectual property, technology transfer, universities, academic science, law and science, licensing, Federal Circuit, patent reform, America Invents Act, university patenting, law and norms

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Inverting the Logic of Scientific Discovery

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 19, p. 79, 2005, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 92
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 209 (206,332)

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patents, research tools, biotechnology, intellectual property, common law, natural law, natural phenomena, abstract principles, patentable subject matter, stem cells

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The Accession Insight and Patent Infringement Remedies

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 110, p. 175, 2011, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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patents, property, accession, technological improvement, blocking patents, reverse doctrine of equivalents, property rules, liability rules, remedies, infringement, eBay, injunctions, damages, ongoing royalties

12.

Design Patents: Law Without Design

Stanford Technology Law Review, Vol. 17, p. 277, 2013, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 380
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 May 2014
Peter Lee and Madhavi Sunder
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 196 (218,735)
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IP theory, design patents, design theory, intellectual property, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, patents, standardization

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Reconceptualizing the Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Shaping Industry Structure

72 Vand. L. Rev. 1197 (2019)., UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 23 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2019
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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intellectual property, patents, copyrights, vertical integration, market entry, fragmentation, concentration, antitrust, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, agricultural biotechnology, seeds software, movies, music, books, publishing

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Patents, Paradigm Shifts, and Progress in Biomedical Science

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 114, pp. 659-695, 2004
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 171 (246,100)

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patents, paradigm shifts, science, biomedical science, Kuhn, stem cells

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Patent Law's Externality Asymmetry

43 Cardozo L. Rev. (2022 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2022
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 163 (256,147)

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patent law, intellectual property, externalities, spillovers, law and economics, Demsetz, Facebook, filter bubble, autonomous vehicles, AI, automation, predictive policing, property rights in land, tragedy of the commons, transaction costs, nuisance, efficiency

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Tacit Knowledge and University-Industry Technology Transfer

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (2019, Forthcoming), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Jul 2019
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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technology transfer, tacit knowledge, patents, networks, sponsored research, spinoffs

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The Supreme Assimilation of Patent Law

114 Mich. L. Rev. (2016, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 139 (291,192)
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patent law, intellectual property, Supreme Court, Federal Circuit, formalism, realism, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Administrative Procedure Act, jurisdiction, remedies, injunctions, induced infringement, attorney’s fees, antitrust, universality, exceptionalism

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Interface: The Push and Pull of Patents

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 2225, 2009, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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patents, research tools, universities, technology transfer, licensing, equitable access, commercialization

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Enhancing the Innovative Capacity of Venture Capital

24 Yale J.L. & Tech. (2022 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2022
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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venture capital, innovation policy, empirical, qualitative, interviews, lawyers, entrepreneurs, startups, Silicon Valley, federal funding, discrimination, software, biotech, cleantech, social connections, herd mentality, research and development, implicit bias, science policy, financial markets

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Toward a Distributive Agenda for U.S. Patent Law

55 Houston Law Review 321 (2017)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Patents, Utilitarianism, Pharmaceuticals, Inventors, Diversity, Distributive Justice, USPTO

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The Supreme Court's Myriad Effects on Scientific Research: Definitional Fluidity and the Legal Construction of Nature

5 U.C. Irvine Law Review, 2015, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 431
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2016
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Patents, patent law, intellectual property, scientific research, gene patents, biomedical research, Supreme Court, Myriad Genetics, patentable subject matter, physical phenomena, DNA, isolated DNA, cDNA

22.

Autonomy, Copyright, and Structures of Creative Production

83 Ohio State Law Journal (2022 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2021
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Copyright, intellectual property, theory of the firm, industrial organization, vertical integration, vertical disintegration, movie production, music recording, book publishing, independent contractors, autonomy

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Substantive Claim Construction as a Patent Scope Lever

IP Theory, Vol. 1, p. 100-114, 2011, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 245
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Innovation Consolidation

54 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 967 (2020), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 27 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2021
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Patents, intellectual property, industry structure, theory of the firm, antitrust, biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology, genetically modified seeds, software, industry concentration, vertical integration.

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Patents and the Pandemic: Intellectual Property, Social Contracts, and Access to Vaccines (2021 Distinguished Roger L. Shidler Lecture)

17 Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts (2022, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2022
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 81 (418,894)

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COVID-19, coronavirus, global inequity, developed countries, patents, intellectual property, public funding, NIH, Moderna, Pfizer, Operation Warp Speed, quid pro quo, enablement, disclosure, tacit knowledge, WTO, TRIPS, TRIPS waiver, changed circumstances, South Africa

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Centralization, Fragmentation, and Replication in the Genomic Data Commons

Centralization, Fragmentation, and Replication in the Genomic Data Commons, in Governing Medical Knowledge Commons (Brett M. Frischmann, Michael J. Madison, and Katherine J. Strandburg eds., Cambridge University Press 2017), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 448
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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commons, genomics, GenBank, data, databases, biocuration, wikification, gene browsers, NIH

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New and Heightened Public-Private Quid Pro Quos: Leveraging Public Support to Enhance Private Technical Disclosure

Intellectual Property, COVID-19, and the Next Pandemic: Diagnosing Problems, Developing Cures (Madhavi Sunder & Haochen Sun eds., Cambridge University Press 2022, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2022
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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COVID-19, vaccines, patent law, disclosure, enablement, best mode, tacit knowledge, trade secrets, federal research funding, Operation Warp Speed, TRIPS, TRIPS waiver, mRNA

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Innovating Between and Within Technological Paradigms: A Response to Samuelson

Minnesota Law Reveiw Headnotes, Vol. 94, No. 1, 2009, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 192
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2010
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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patents, interfaces, interoperability, paradigms, formats, platforms, software, information technology

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Churn

99 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1 (2021), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2022
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Patents, creative destruction, biotech, pharmaceuticals, software, industry entry, patent expiration, patent misuse, injunctions, small entities

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Antiformalism at the Federal Circuit: The Jurisprudence of Chief Judge Rader

Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts, Vol. 7, pp. 405, 2012, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 288
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Patents, intellectual property, Federal Circuit, formalism, Chief Judge Rader, courts, claim construction, patentable subject matter, written description requirement

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Distinguishing Damages Paid from Compensation Received: A Thought Experiment

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal (2017, Forthcoming), UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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patents, infringement, damages, remedies, inducement, decoupling, settlement

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Democratic Engagement and the Republic of Science

51 UC Davis Law Review 617 (2017)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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science policy, basic research, Donald Trump, commercialization, Bayh-Dole Act, climate change, patents, Republic of Science, science communication, federal funding

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'All Life is an Experiment': Research Tool Patents, Epistemological Monopolies, and the First Amendment

UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 348
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Aug 2013
Peter Lee
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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patents, First Amendment, research tools, biomedical science, tragedy of the anticommons, legal theory