Nicola F. Sharpe

University of Illinois College of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

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CITATIONS

2

Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

Is Apple Playing Fair? Navigating the iPod FairPlay DRM Controversy

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 07-18, Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property, Vol. 5, p. 331, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Nicola F. Sharpe and Olufunmilayo Arewa
University of Illinois College of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 623 (29,344)
Citation 1

Abstract:

networks, network effects, intellectual property, music industry, Apple, iPod, iTunes, digital music, DRM, antitrust, competition law, tying, bundling, interoperability

2.

Questioning Authority: Why Boards Do Not Control Managers and How a Better Board Process Can Help

38 Journal of Corporation Law __ (Forthcoming 2012), Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-14, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS12-02
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2012
Nicola F. Sharpe
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 538 (38,264)

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Organizational Behavior, Board of Directors, Decisionmaking, Decision-making, Authority, Board Composition, Independent Directors, Monitoring, Process, Structure

3.

Process Over Structure: An Organizational Behavior Approach to Improving Corporate Boards

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 85, 2012, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS11-36, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2012
Nicola F. Sharpe
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 306 (40,894)

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Organizational Behavior, Board of Directors, Agency Theory, Board Composition, Independent Directors, Monitoring, Financial Crisis

4.

Rethinking Board Function in the Wake of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Journal of Business and Technology Law, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2010, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS11-25, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-37
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Jun 2011
Nicola F. Sharpe
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 269 (80,529)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Agency Theory, Monitoring, Financial Crisis, Board Composition

5.

The Cosmetic Independence of Corporate Boards

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 34, pp. 1435-1456, 2011, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS11-23, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-36
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
Nicola F. Sharpe
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 259 (86,128)

Abstract:

Corporations, Board of Directors, Organizational Behavior, Director Independence, Agency Theory, Decision Making, Knowledge, Information

6.

Corporate Cooperation Through Cost-Sharing

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 16, p. 109, 2009
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 May 2011
Nicola F. Sharpe
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 37 (361,687)

Abstract:

corporations, discovery, electronic discovery, cost-sharing, game theory, litigation, complex litigation, prisoners’ dilemma