Thomas F. Cotter

University of Minnesota Law School

229 19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

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1.

The Essential Facilities Doctrine

ANTITRUST LAW AND ECONOMICS, Keith N. Hylton, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2008
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 1,310 (9,817)
Citation 1

Abstract:

antitrust, essential facilities, abuse of dominant position, Microsoft

2.

Rethinking Patent Damages

Number of pages: 144 Posted: 30 Mar 2001
Roger D. Blair and Thomas F. Cotter
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 784 (22,750)
Citation 4

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3.

The Comparative Law and Economics of Standard-Essential Patents and FRAND Royalties

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-40
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 743 (18,948)

Abstract:

Antitrust, Comparative Law, Competition Law, Damages, FRAND, Injunctions, Patents, RAND, Remedies, Royalties, Standard-Essential Patents

4.

Patent Holdup, Patent Remedies, and Antitrust Responses

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 34, No. 1151, 2009, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-39
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2013
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 589 (30,497)
Citation 2

Abstract:

patent holdup, standard setting, reasonable royalties

5.

An Economic Analysis of Seller and User Liability in Intellectual Property Law

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 22 Feb 1999
Roger D. Blair and Thomas F. Cotter
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 493 (42,211)
Citation 1

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6.

RAND Patents and Exclusion Orders: Submission of 19 Economics and Law Professors to the International Trade Commission

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-12, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2102865
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Santa Clara University - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of Minnesota Law School, Notre Dame Law School, Syracuse University College of Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Pennsylvania State University - Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business Administration, Rutgers Law School, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Georgia Law School, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, New York University School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law, Duke University School of Law, New York University School of Law, University of Leuven and University of Nebraska - College of Law
Downloads 424 (41,791)
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7.

FTC v Actavis, Inc: When is the Rule of Reason Not the Rule of Reason?

15 Minnesota Journal of Law, Science and Technology, 2013, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-20
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 363 (60,603)

Abstract:

Antitrust, Patents, Pay for Delay, Reverse Payments

8.
Downloads 357 ( 66,108)

Memes and Copyright

Number of pages: 102 Posted: 10 Apr 2005
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 194 (126,182)

Abstract:

Copyright, culture, evolution

Memes and Copyright

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 80, 2005, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2005-15
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 163 (148,193)

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9.

Four Principles for Calculating Reasonable Royalties in Patent Infringement Litigation

Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 27, 2011, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2011
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 329 (64,400)

Abstract:

patents, remedies, royalties, damages

10.

Written on the Body: Intellectual Property Rights in Tattoos, Makeup, and Other Body Art

UCLA Entertainment Law Review, Vol. 10, 2003, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-25
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jun 2011
Thomas F. Cotter and Angela M. Mirabole
University of Minnesota Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 321 (62,607)
Citation 2

Abstract:

copyright, trademark, right of publicity, tattoos, body art, fair use

The Elusive Logic of Standing Doctrine in Intellectual Property Law

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 29 Oct 1999
Roger D. Blair and Thomas F. Cotter
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 318 (75,020)

Abstract:

The Elusive Logic of Standing Doctrine in Intellectual Property Law

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 74, pp. 1323-1407, 2000
Posted: 07 Sep 2000
Roger D. Blair and Thomas F. Cotter
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota Law School

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12.

Fair Use and Copyright Overenforcement

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-69
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2007
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 290 (81,157)
Citation 2

Abstract:

copyright, fair use

13.

Authorship, Audiences, and Anonymous Speech

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-37
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Thomas F. Cotter and Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky
University of Minnesota Law School and University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Downloads 263 (88,445)
Citation 6

Abstract:

anonymous, first amendment, trademarks

14.

The Precompetitive Interest in Intellectual Property Law

Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2005-25
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 235 (102,618)
Citation 2

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15.

Gutenberg's Legacy: Copyright, Censorship, and Religious Pluralism

Number of pages: 110 Posted: 22 Aug 2001
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 226 (94,319)

Abstract:

Copyright, fair use, religion, free exercise, establishment

16.

Misuse

Houston Law Review, Vol. 44, 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-32
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Jun 2007
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 212 (110,049)

Abstract:

copyright, patents, misuse

17.

Four Questionable Rationales for the Patent Misuse Doctrine

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-30
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 May 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2013
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 208 (114,623)

Abstract:

patents, misuse, antitrust, innovation

18.

A New Framework for Determining Reasonable Royalties in Patent Litigation

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-45
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2015
Norman Siebrasse and Thomas F. Cotter
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 196 (57,261)

Abstract:

Damages, FRAND, Patents, RAND, Remedies, Royalties, Standard-Essential Patents

19.

Anticompetitive Patent Injunctions

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 3, 2016, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Erik Hovenkamp and Thomas F. Cotter
Northwestern University, Department of Economics and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 186 (75,782)

Abstract:

patent, injunction, injunctive relief, remedies, nonpracticing entities, innovation, litigation, licensing, entry, integration, organization, welfare, competition, licensing, Federal Circuit

20.

Towards a Functional Definition of Publication in Copyright Law

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 92, 2008, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-43
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 05 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2007
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 178 (130,803)

Abstract:

copyright, publication, internet

21.

Integrating the Right of Publicity with First Amendment and Copyright Preemption Analysis

Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 32, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research 09-40
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2009
Thomas F. Cotter and Irina Y. Dmitrieva
University of Minnesota Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 175 (132,147)

Abstract:

publicity, first amendment, copyright, preemption

Is This Conflict Really Necessary? Resolving an Ostensible Conflict Between Patent Law and Federal Trademark Law

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 27 Jan 1999
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 173 (141,173)

Abstract:

Is This Conflict Really Necessary? Resolving an Ostensible Conflict Between Patent Law and Federal Trademark Law

Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 3, Spring 1999
Posted: 24 Aug 1999
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School

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23.

A Burkean Perspective on Patent Eligibility

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-68
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Dec 2006
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 171 (139,749)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Patents, Patentable Subject Matter

24.

Reining in Remedies in Patent Litigation: Three (Increasingly Immodest) Proposals

Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 29, 2013, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-16
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2013
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 170 (127,023)

Abstract:

patents, remedies, damages, injunctions, standard essential patents, royalties, design patents, jury trial

25.

Some Observations on the Law and Economics of Intermediaries

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 1, 2005, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2005-14
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 167 (121,755)

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26.

Patents, Antitrust, and the High Cost of Health Care

13-APR Antitrust Source 1 (Apr. 2014), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 06 May 2014
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 162 (125,228)

Abstract:

Patents, Antitrust, Health Care, Hospital Mergers, Hatch-Waxman, Pharmaceuticals, Reverse Payments, Pay-for-Delay, Drug Prices, FDA

27.

Transformative Use and Cognizable Harm

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2010
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 148 (152,120)

Abstract:

copyright, fair use, transformative use, derivative works

28.

Legal Pragmatism and Intellectual Property Law

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND THE COMMON LAW, Shyam Balganesh, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2011, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-22
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 May 2011
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 146 (148,104)

Abstract:

Intellectual Property, Pragmatism, Legal Pragmatism

29.

An Economic Analysis of Patent Law's Inequitable Conduct Doctrine

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 53, 2011, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 112 (194,971)

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30.

IP Misuse and Innovation Harm

Iowa Law Review Bulletin, Vol. 52, No. 96, 2011, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-30
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Aug 2011
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 98 (211,057)

Abstract:

patents, misuse, antitrust, innovation, copyright

31.

A Burkean Perspective on Patent Eligibility, Part II: Reflections on the (Counter)Revolution in Patent Law

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-05
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2013
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 96 (215,371)

Abstract:

Patents, Patentable Subject Matter, Patent Eligibility, Bilski

32.

Response - Patent Remedies and Practical Reason

Texas Law Review See Also, Vol. 88, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-51
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 74 (254,046)

Abstract:

patent remedies, reasonable royalties, patent damages

33.

The Value of the Standard

101 Minnesota Law Review 1159 (2017), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-21
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2017
Norman Siebrasse and Thomas F. Cotter
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 63 (103,071)

Abstract:

Damages, FRAND, Patents, RAND, Remedies, Royalties, Standard-Essential Patents

34.

Make No Little Plans: Response to Ted Sichelman, Purging Patent Law of ‘Private Law’ Remedies

Texas Law Review See Also, Vol. 92, 2013 (Forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-25
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2013
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 60 (254,046)

Abstract:

patents, remedies, damages, injunctions, standard essential patents, royalties

35.

The International Trade Commission: Reform or Abolition? A Comment on Colleen V. Chien & Mark A. Lemley, Patent Holdup, the ITC, and the Public Interest

1 Cornell Law Review Online (2013), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2015
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 56 (283,841)

Abstract:

patents, International Trade Commission, ITC

36.

Optimal Fines for False Patent Marking

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 17, p. 181, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-45
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 34 (360,743)

Abstract:

false patent marking, Patent Act section 292

37.

Empirical Studies Relating to Patents--Remedies

Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law, P. Menell, D. Schwartz & B. Depoorter (eds), Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-31, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper 563
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
John M. Golden and Thomas F. Cotter
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 5 (104,871)

Abstract:

Patents, Remedies, Empirical Studies, Injunctions, Preliminary Injunctions, Damages, FRAND, RAND, Standard-Essential Patents, Royalties, Lost Profits

38.

Patent Remedies: Recommendations for International Best Practices

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-40
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Nov 2016
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 0 (391,461)

Abstract:

Patents, damages, injunctions, royalties, enhanced damages, attorneys' fees, restitution

39.

Patent Damages Heuristics

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2016
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 0 (196,206)

Abstract:

Patents, damages, remedies, heuristics, royalties, FRAND

40.

Study Proposal - Commercial Patent Licensing Data

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 164, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-25
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2016
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law, University of Minnesota Law School and Arizona State University (ASU) - College of Law
Downloads 0 (213,953)

Abstract:

patent, license, royalty, confidentiality, FRAND

41.

Judicially Determined FRAND Royalties

The Cambridge Handbook of Technical Standardization Law, Jorge L. Contreas, ed., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-01
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2017
Norman Siebrasse and Thomas F. Cotter
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 0 (111,022)

Abstract:

Patents, Remedies, Damages, FRAND, RAND, Standard-Essential Patents, Royalties, Comparative Law, Intellectual Property

42.

Innovation and Antitrust Policy

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-14
Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2012
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School

Abstract:

antitrust, patents, innovation

43.

A Research Agenda for the Comparative Law and Economics of Patent Remedies

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-10
Posted: 19 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School

Abstract:

patents, remedies, patent remedies, comparative law and economics, injunctions, patent damages

44.

Reflections on the Antitrust Modernization Commission's Report and Recommendations Relating to the Antitrust/IP Interface

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 53, p. 745, 2008
Posted: 07 Dec 2008
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School

Abstract:

antitrust, intellectual property, patents, standard setting

45.

Conflicting Interests in Trade Secrets

Florida Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 3 (1997).
Posted: 17 Oct 1997
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School

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46.

An Economic Analysis of Damages Rules in Intellectual Property Law

Posted: 01 Sep 1997
Roger D. Blair and Thomas F. Cotter
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota Law School

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