David S. Levine

Elon University School of Law

Associate Professor

201 N. Greene Street

Greensboro, NC 27401

United States

http://hearsayculture.com

Stanford University - Center for Internet and Society

Affiliate Scholar

Palo Alto, CA 94305-8610

United States

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blogs/levine/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Don't Break the Internet

Stanford Law Review Online, Vol. 64, p. 34, December 2011, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1978989
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2014
Mark A. Lemley, David S. Levine and David G. Post
Stanford Law School, Elon University School of Law and Independent
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Secrecy and Unaccountability: Trade Secrets in Our Public Infrastructure

Florida Law Review
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 May 2006 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 582 (45,041)
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Internet, trade secrets, infrastructure, secrecy, transparency, accountability, intellectual property

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Bring in the Nerds: Secrecy, National Security and the Creation of International Intellectual Property Law

Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 2, p. 105, 2012
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 425 (66,742)
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SOPA, PIPA, ACTA, TPP, national security, FOIA, freedom of information, copyright, international law, sunshine

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Professors’ Letter in Opposition to the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (S. 1890, H.R. 3326)

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
Santa Clara University - School of Law, Elon University School of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
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trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property

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The DTSA at One: An Empirical Study of the First Year of Litigation Under the Defend Trade Secrets Act

53 Wake Forest Law Review 106 (2018), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2018-03
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 May 2018
David S. Levine and Christopher B. Seaman
Elon University School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 277 (108,389)
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trade secrets, trade secrecy, misappropriation, intellectual property, IP, information, cybersecurity, cyberespionage, innovation, DTSA, Defend Trade Secrets Act, empirical, litigation, remedies, preliminary injunction, TRO, patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition

6.

The Social Layer of Freedom of Information Law

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 101, 2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 237 (127,332)
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freedom of information, social media, transparency, accountability, FOIA, bailout

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The Impact of Trade Secrecy on Public Transparency

THE LAW AND THEORY OF TRADE SECRECY: A HANDBOOK OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH, Rochelle C. Dreyfuss and Katherine J. Strandburg, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2014
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 236 (127,895)
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trade secrets, FOIA, transparency, accountability, Diebold, Federal Reserve, Bloomberg, government, deliberative democracy

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Why Do Startups Use Trade Secrets?

94 Notre Dame Law Review 751 (2018), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-346
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
David S. Levine and Ted M. Sichelman
Elon University School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 167 (176,290)
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trade secrets, startups, innovation, licensing, software, biotechnology, medical device, patents, intellectual property

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The People’s Trade Secrets?

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2012
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 163 (179,980)
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Transparency Soup: The ACTA Negotiating Process and ‘Black Box’ Lawmaking

American University International Law Review, 2011, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2012
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 137 (207,702)
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ACTA, BP, Corexit, TARP, Transparency, Accountability

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What Can the Uniform Trade Secrets Act Learn from the Bayh-Dole Act

Hamline Law Review, Vol. 33, Elon University Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2014
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 134 (211,381)

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Confidentiality Creep and Opportunistic Privacy

20 Tulane Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property 11 (2017)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2018
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 130 (216,591)

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confidentiality, privacy, secrecy, algorithm, autonomous car, algorithm, information, social media, Facebook, Google, Uber

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Ten Challenges in Technology and Intellectual Property Law for 2015

Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal Vol. 15, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Dec 2015
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 109 (246,698)

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intellectual property, copyright, keyword advertising, software patents, trade secrecy, TPP

14.

Trade Secrets and Climate Change: Uncovering Secret Solutions to the Problem of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Climate Change, Chapter 17, (Edward Elgar, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Sharon K. Sandeen and David S. Levine
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Elon University School of Law
Downloads 105 (253,275)
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trade secret law, government transparency, global warming, climate change

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Here Come the Trade Secret Trolls

Washington & Lee Law Review Online, Volume 71, Issue 4 (2015), Elon University Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
David S. Levine and Sharon K. Sandeen
Elon University School of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 81 (298,998)

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trade secrets, cybersecurity, cyberespionage, information systems, Economic Espionage Act, federal

16.

Intellectual Property Law Without Secrets

THE LAW OF THE FUTURE AND THE FUTURE OF LAW: VOLUME II, p. 337, Sam Muller, Stavros Zouridis, Morly Frishman and Laura Kistemaker, eds., Torkel Opsahl, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jan 2013
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 78 (305,747)

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ACTA, TPP, secrecy, international law, intellectual property

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trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property, Defend Trade Secrets Act

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School Boy's Tricks: Reasonable Cybersecurity and the Panic of Law Creation

Washington and Lee Law Review Online, Vol. 72, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Dec 2015
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
Downloads 60 (352,074)

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trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property, reasonable efforts

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Professors' Letter in Opposition to the 'Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014' (S. 2267) and the 'Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014' (H.R. 5233)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
David S. Levine and Sharon K. Sandeen
Elon University School of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 59 (354,975)
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trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property

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Law Professors' Second Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Trade Secrets Letter

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
David S. Levine and Mary L. Lyndon
Elon University School of Law and St. John's University - School of Law
Downloads 49 (386,564)

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hydraulic fracturing, fracking, trade secrets, transparency, environment, health, safety

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An Open Letter to the Sponsors of the Revised Defend Trade Secrets Act

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
David S. Levine and Sharon K. Sandeen
Elon University School of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property

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Wisdom, Not Noise: The Law Professor as Policy Influencer

Wake Forest Law Review Online, Vol. 7, 2017 , Elon University Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2916374
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2017
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
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policy, advocacy, law, professions

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What Can We Do on Monday to Improve Our Teaching?

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Dec 2013
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
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generative learning, teaching, scholarship, service, pedogogy

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Lyndon and Levine BLM Trade Secrets Comment

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Mary L. Lyndon and David S. Levine
St. John's University - School of Law and Elon University School of Law
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hydraulic fracturing, fracking, trade secrets, transparency, environment, health, safety

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The 'Deep Freeze' in the Lower Federal Court Confirmation Process

Holy Cross Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1998
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jun 2011
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 68
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Professors' Letter in Opposition to The 'Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act' (S. 754)

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
David S. Levine
Elon University School of Law
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cybersecurity, hacking, cyberlaw, trade secrets