Ryan G. Vacca

University of New Hampshire School of Law

Professor of Law

Two White Street

Concord, NH 03301

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Acting Like an Administrative Agency: The Federal Circuit En Banc

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 733, 2011, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-5
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Ryan G. Vacca
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Downloads 635 (36,886)

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En Banc, Federal Circuit, Patent, Administrative Agency, Administrative, Sua Sponte, Rulemaking, Substantive Rulemaking, Patent Policy, Policy-Setting, Notice, Comment, Notice and Comment, Administrative Procedures Act, APA

2.

Viewing Virtual Property Ownership Through the Lens of Innovation

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 33, 2008, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Ryan G. Vacca
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Downloads 564 (43,072)

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virtual worlds, Second Life, virtual property, safe harbor, innovation, property, copyright, intellectual property, creativity, incentive

3.

Intellectual Property and Public Health – A White Paper

Akron Intellectual Property Journal, Vol. 7, 2013, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-11, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 152-2013, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2259089, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-22
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2014
University of New Hampshire School of Law, Michigan State University - College of Law, University of Akron - School of Law, Regent University School of Law, University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, Georgia State University College of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Akron - School of Law, University of Akron - School of Law, New York University School of Law, Northeastern University - School of Law, University of Kansas - School of Law and San Francisco Law School
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public health, intellectual property, TRIPS, patent, healthcare, health, big data, innovation, health care, pharmaceuticals, alternatives, Hatch-Waxman, prizes, collectively governed systems, clinical trials, black box, transparency, Obamacare, privacy, human rights

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Patent Reform and Best Mode: A Signal to the Patent Office or a Step Toward Elimination?

Albany Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 279, 2012, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2013
Ryan G. Vacca
University of New Hampshire School of Law
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best mode, AIA, patent, patent reform, America Invents Act, Leahy-Smith, 112, disclosure, PTO, patent office

5.

3D Printing and US Copyright Law

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2859737
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Peter S. Menell and Ryan G. Vacca
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of New Hampshire School of Law
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3D Printing, Copyright

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Design Patents: An Alternative When the Low Standards of Copyright are Too High?

Southern Illinois University Law Journal, Vol. 31, p. 325, 2007, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Ryan G. Vacca
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Downloads 190 (145,743)

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blank forms, copyright, design patent, patent, blank forms doctrine, Baker, originality, functionality, intellectual property

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Food for Thought: Genetically Modified Seeds as De Facto Standard Essential Patents

85 University of Colorado Law Review 313 (2014), U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Ryan G. Vacca, Benjamin M. Cole and Brent J. Horton
University of New Hampshire School of Law, Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business and Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business
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genetically modified seeds, GM seed, Monsanto, patent, damages, standard essential patent, RAND, FRAND, reasonable royalty, farm, farming, infringement, contract, tort, license, established royalties, Bowman, Ralph, plants, soybean, cotton, herbicide, Roundup, farmer, SSO, standard setting, standard

8.

Work Made for Hire – Analyzing the Multifactor Balancing Test

42 Florida State University Law Review 197 (2014), U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-03
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2015
Ryan G. Vacca
University of New Hampshire School of Law
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work made for hire, work for hire, Reid, CCNV, copyright, multifactor, Aymes, Bonelli, ownership, author, authorship, employee, independent contractor, factors, continuum, right to control

9.

The Federal Circuit As an Institution

Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law, Peter S. Menell, David L. Schwartz, and Ben Depoorter, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming, Akron Research Paper No. 15-07
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Ryan G. Vacca
University of New Hampshire School of Law
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Federal Circuit, CAFC, uniformity, forum shopping, research, handbook, percolation, certainty, predictability, quality, formalism, patent, en banc, institution, intellectual property, IP, solicitor general, district court, USPTO, congress, empirical

10.

Who Knew? Admissibility of Subsequent Remedial Measures when Defendants are Without Knowledge of the Injuries

McGeorge Law Review, Vol. 38, May 2007, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Ryan G. Vacca and Mark G. Boyko
University of New Hampshire School of Law and Sandberg, Phoenix & von Gontard
Downloads 68 (307,996)

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subsequent remedial measures, 407, evidence, knowledge, products liability, negligence, strict liability, injury, policy, safety, increased safety

11.

Expanding Preferential Treatment Under the Record Rental Amendment Beyond the Music Industry

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 11, p. 605, 2007, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Ryan G. Vacca
University of New Hampshire School of Law
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record rental amendment, music, phonorecords, first sale doctrine, first sale, audiobook, sound recording

12.

Abolishing the Missing-Claim Rule for Judicial Cancellations

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Vol. 18, p. 297, 2010, U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper 2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Ryan G. Vacca
University of New Hampshire School of Law
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trademark, servicemark, cancel, cancellation, cancelation, registration, register, 37, lanham act, TTAB, registration, claim, sua sponte, efficient, efficiency, invalid, invalidity, obx, missing-claim, generic, descriptive, functional, principal register, issue preclusion, claim preclusion, consumer