Brian L. Frye

University of Kentucky - College of Law

Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law

620 S. Limestone Street

Lexington, KY 40506-0048

United States

http://law.uky.edu/directory/brian-l-frye

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Scholarly Papers (53)

1.

A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools

69 Alabama Law Review 495 (2017)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2018
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Roger Williams University School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 8,709 (538)

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Rankings, US News & World Report, Law Schools, Legal Education

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The 2018 Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Roger Williams University School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 2,961 (3,575)

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Rankings, US News & World Report, Law Schools, Legal Education, Revealed-Preferences Rankings

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The Peculiar Story of United States vs. Miller

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2008
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 1,725 (8,931)

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Second Amendment, United States Constitution, United States v. Miller, Justice McReynolds

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The 2019 Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools

Belmont Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Roger Williams University School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 796 (29,082)

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Rankings, US News & World Report, Law Schools, Legal Education, Revealed-Preferences Rankings

5.

Plagiarism is Not a Crime

Duquesne University Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 133, 2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 513 (52,210)

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copyright, plagiarism, efficiency, norms, idea/expression dichotomy

6.

The Ballad of Harry James Tompkins

52 Akron L. Rev. 355 (2019)
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2019
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 490 (55,036)

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Civil Procedure, Erie v. Tompkins, Legal History, Choice of Law

7.

Justice John Marshall Harlan: Lectures on Constitutional Law, 1897-98

81 George Washington Law Review Arguendo 12 (2013)., Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-05
Number of pages: 338 Posted: 11 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2013
Brian L. Frye, Josh Blackman and Michael McCloskey
University of Kentucky - College of Law, South Texas College of Law Houston and The Harlan Institute for Constitutional Studies
Downloads 385 (73,811)

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Justice John Marshall Harlan, Justice Harlan, Constitutional Law

8.

Justice John Marshall Harlan Professor of Law

81 George Washington Law Review 1063 (2013)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 13 May 2009 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2013
Josh Blackman, Brian L. Frye and Michael McCloskey
South Texas College of Law Houston, University of Kentucky - College of Law and The Harlan Institute for Constitutional Studies
Downloads 309 (94,854)

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Legal History, Supreme Court History, Harlan, John Marshall Harlan, Justice Harlan, George Washington Unversity, Supreme Court Justice

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Micro-Symposium: Top Ten Rankings of the U.S. Supreme Court

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 425-463, 2015, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-24, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 156, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, University of California Hastings College of the Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law, University of Kentucky - College of Law, Independent, Texas A&M University School of Law, Independent and Calloo Callay, Inc.
Downloads 279 (105,771)

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bibliography, Justices, legal scholarship, literature, mustaches, Twitter, U.S. News & World Report, U.S. Supreme Court, women and law

10.

The Dialectic of Obscenity

35 Hamline Law Review 229, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2012
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 267 (110,880)

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obscenity, cinema, avant-garde, film, movie, Fortas, thurmond, Johnson, LBJ, Warren, pandering

11.

Copyright in a Nutshell for Found Footage Filmmakers

Found Footage Magazine No. 2
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 266 (111,731)

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copyright, found footage, cinema, fair use, orphan works, documentary, motion pictures

12.

A Brief Introduction to United States Intellectual Property

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 250 (118,682)

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intellectual property, misappropriation, trade secrets, patents, design patents, copyrights, trademarks, right to privacy, right of publicity

13.

An Empirical Study of Law Journal Copyright Practices

16 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 207, 2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2017
Brian L. Frye, CJ Ryan and Franklin L. Runge
University of Kentucky - College of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law and Washington & Lee, School of Law
Downloads 231 (128,515)

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copyright, legal scholarship, empirical legal studies

14.

Invention of a Slave

68 Syracuse Law Review 181 (2018)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2018
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 196 (150,278)

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Patents, slavery, legal history, intellectual property, patent office, attorney general, african-american history, confederate states of america

15.

34 Zapruder Film

A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 May 2017 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 192 (154,672)

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Zapruder, copyright, intellectual property, 8mm film, home movie

16.

IP as Metaphor

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 18, p. 735, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 173 (168,208)

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Intellectual property, IP, copyright, patent, trolls, metaphor

17.

Solving Charity Failures

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Oct 2014
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 171 (169,929)

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Crowdfunding, nonprofit, nonprofits, charity, charities, economic subsidy theory, economics, charitable contribution deduction, deduction, economic subsidy theory, public goods, market failures, charitable goods, free riding, vertical equity, distributive justice, tax policy, donation, reward

18.

The Gray Lady's Guide to Avant-Garde Cinema

Incite: Journal of Experimental Media, Issue 3, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-31
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2012
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 164 (176,272)

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Avant-Garde Cinema, Avant-Garde Film, Cinema, Film, Art, New York Times

19.

An Empirical Study of University Patent Activity

7 NYU Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law 51-84 (2017).
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2018
CJ Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Roger Williams University School of Law and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 153 (186,876)

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University Technology Transfer; Patent Law; Patent Assertion Entities; Theory of the Firm; Behavioral Responses; Bayh-Dole Act; America Invents Act; Patent and Trademark Office

20.

'It's Your Right…!': A Legal History of the Bacardi Cocktail

27 University of Miami Business Law Review 3 (2018)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2019
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 149 (191,088)

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trademark, TM, Bacardi, cocktail, legal history, history

21.

Machiavellian Intellectual Property

78 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 1 (2016)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 137 (204,437)

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The Lion, the Bat & the Thermostat: Metaphors on Consciousness

5 Savannah Law Review 13 (2018)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2018
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 124 (221,073)

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AI, artificial intelligence, robots, philosophy of mind, rights, legal personhood

23.

The Most Scholarly Justices

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 18, p. 435, 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 113 (236,770)

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Supreme Court, empirical study, scholarship

24.

Andy Warhol's Pantry

Akron Intellectual Property Journal, Vol. 8, No. 3, p. 17, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Mar 2015
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 108 (244,460)

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Warhol, copyright, art, fair use, infringement

25.

Art Law & the Law of the Horse

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Dec 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 101 (256,170)

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Art Law, Art, artists, copyright, fair use, resale royalty right, moral rights, nonprofit organizations, obscenity, subsidy, art market, art museums, cultural property, holocaust restitution

26.

Metaphors on Trademark: A Response to Adam Mossoff, 'Trademark as a Property Right'

107 Ky. L.J. Online 1 (2019)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2019
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 100 (257,891)

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trademarks, locke, utilitarianism, easements, metaphor, analogy, deontology, intellectual property theory, metaphor

27.

Art in the Shadow of the Law

Kentucky Bench & Bar Magazine (March 2018)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Apr 2018
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 99 (259,630)

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art law, copyright, art, fair use, art market, charity law, cultural property

28.

Against Creativity

11 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty 426 (2017)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 May 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 96 (264,900)

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copyright, copyright theory, creativity, aesthetic nondiscrimination

29.

Art & the 'Public Trust' in Municipal Bankruptcy

93 University of Detroit Mercy Law Review 629 (2016)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 91 (274,100)

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bankruptcy, public trust, charitable trust, detroit

30.

Registration is Fundamental

8 IP Theory 1 (2018)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2019
Nicole E. Pottinger and Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky, College of Law, Students and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 88 (279,928)

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copyright, copyright office, copyright registration, supreme court, SCOTUS

31.

Copyright in Pantomime

34 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal 307 (2016)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 83 (290,252)

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copyright, pantomime, dumb show, choreography, Berne Convention

32.

Equitable Resale Royalties

24 Journal of Intellectual Property Law 1 (2017)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 77 (303,412)

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copyright, resale royalty right, resale royalty tax, droit de suite, first sale doctrine

Aesthetic Nondiscrimination & Fair Use

3 Belmont L. Rev. 29 (2016)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 46 (397,961)

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aesthetic nondiscrimination, fair use, copyright, efficiency, economic welfare

Aesthetic Nondiscrimination & Fair Use

3 Belmont Law Review 29 (2016), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2-2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Feb 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 25 (493,437)

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Fair use, aesthetic values, copyright, aesthetic nondiscrimination, transformativeness in fair use

34.

Scenes from the Copyright Office

32 Touro Law Review 83 (2016)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 66 (330,472)

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copyright, ownership, transfer, termination, infringement, billy joel

35.

Copyright & Cultural Production

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 64 (335,754)

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copyright, economics, theory

36.

Christmas in July: A Response to David Fagundes, Why Less Property is More

103 Iowa L. Rev. Online 14 (2018).
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 63 (338,516)

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property, charity, intellectual property, hedonics, utilitarianism

37.

Social Technology & the Origins of Popular Philanthropy

Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 32, p. 413, 2016
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 63 (338,516)

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charity, philanthropy, social technology

38.

Incidental Intellectual Property

33 Entertainment and Sports Lawyer, Winter 2017
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 56 (358,637)

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Intellectual Property, Copyright, Right to Privacy, Right of Publicity, Legal History, Baseball, Baseball Cards, Bubblegum

39.

Eldred & the New Rationality

Kentucky Law Journal Online, Vol. 104, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2018
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 54 (364,881)

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copyright, rational basis, economic legislation, eldred v. ashcroft, golan v. holder, lawrence v. texas, United States v. Windsor, Obergefell, Obergefell v. Hodges

40.

Reflections on Motion Picture Evidence

World Picture Journal, Issue 12: Orthodox
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 53 (367,907)

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Copyright as Charity

Nova Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 343, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
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New Art for the People: Art Funds & Financial Technology

93 Chicago-Kent Law Review 113 (2017)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2018
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 42 (405,023)

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Financial Technology, Fintech, Art, Art Market, Art Funds, Art Investment Funds

43.

Three Great Phonographers: Warhol, Nixon & Kaufman

INCITE Journal of Experimental Media, Issue 6, Fall 2015
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 36 (428,357)

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phonography, phonographer, warhol, nixon, kaufman, audio recording, recording, documentation

44.

Fixing Forum Selling

25 University of Miami Business Law Review 1 (2017)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2017
Brian L. Frye and CJ Ryan
University of Kentucky - College of Law and Roger Williams University School of Law
Downloads 32 (444,899)

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patents, forum shopping, forum selling, TC Heartland, TC Heartland v. Kraft, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, patent trolls, patent assertion entities, PAEs, civil procedure, patent venue, venue

45.

A Potted Legal History of the Bisbee Deportation of 1917

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 30 (454,062)

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IWW, Industrial Workers of the World, Organized Labor, Bisbee Deportation of 1917, Supreme Court

46.

In re Patentability of the Peltzer Inventions

Number of pages: 13
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
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Patent, letter, patentable subject matter, novelty, motion picture

47.

Technology Transfer and the Public Good

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Nov 2018
Brian L. Frye and CJ Ryan
University of Kentucky - College of Law and Roger Williams University School of Law
Downloads 19 (512,405)

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patent, technology transfer, public good, charity law, bayh-dole, patent act

48.

The Possible Redundancy of §230

The Recorder, 2017
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Nov 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
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Zeran v. AOL, Zeran, §230, Section 230, internet, Communications Decency Act of 1996, CDA

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Book Review: The Dictator as Movie Mogul

40 Film Comment 76 (Sept./Oct. 2004)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
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North Korea, Kim Jong Il, Cinema, Film History

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Three Great Filmmakers: Haldeman, Ehrlichman & Chapin, or Nixon's Home Movies

Cineaste (2006)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 12 (552,264)

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film history, film, home movies, presidential documentation

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Professional Responsibility: An Open-Source Casebook

Number of pages: 854
Brian L. Frye and Elizabeth Schiller
University of Kentucky - College of Law and University of Richmond - William Taylor Muse Law Library
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professional responsibility, legal ethics, law governing lawyers, casebook, open-source

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A Revolution in Favor of Television: WCVB-TV and Robert Gardner's Screening Room

Looking With Robert Gardner (2016)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Sep 2018
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
Downloads 5 (593,629)

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television, WCVB, Robert Gardner, Screening Room

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IP as Charity

Posted: 06 Mar 2015
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law

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intellectual property, patent, copyright, charity, altruism, crowdfunding

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 24    Citations: 0
1.

Justifying Academic Freedom

Brian L. Frye, Justifying Academic Freedom, 9 FIU L. Rev. 45 (2013).
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
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academic freedom, consequentialism

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The Accidental Preservationist: An Interview with Bill Brand

15 Film History 214 (2003)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Brian L. Frye
University of Kentucky - College of Law
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film, cinema, archives, film history, film preservation