Symposium by the University of Houston Law Center’s Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law, Proceedings Published by the Houston Law Review.
IPIL’s National Conference, traditionally held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has through the years provided scholars a unique setting to develop, debate and deploy commentary and policy proposals concerning intellectual property and information law. Topics for past conferences have included Patents, Copyright, Trademark & Trade Secret, Information & E-commerce, and Cyber Law.
Papers presented at IPIL appear shortly after the Conference in Houston Law Review’s annual IPIL symposium issue.
2007: Copyright in Context
Neil Weinstock Netanel, Maharam of Padua v. Giustiniani: The Sixteenth-Century Origins of the Jewish Law of Copyright, 44 Hous. L. Rev. 821 (2007).
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall, Originality in Context, 44 Hous. L. Rev. 871 (2007).
Thomas F. Cotter, Misuse, 44 Hous. L. Rev. 901 (2007).
Keith Aoki, Balancing Act: Reflections on Justice O’Connor’s Intellectual Property Jurisprudence, 44 Hous. L. Rev. 965 (2007).
Peter S. Menell, Knowledge Accessibility and Preservation Policy for the Digital Age, 44 Hous. L. Rev. 1333 (2007).
2005: Transactions, Information and Emerging Law
Frank H. Easterbrook, Contract and Copyright, 42 Hous. L. Rev. 953 (2005)
Clayton P. Gillette, Pre-Approved Contracts for Internet Commerce, 42 Hous. L. Rev. 975 (2005)
Robert W. Gomulkiewicz, General Public License 3.0: Hacking the Free Software Movement’s Constitution, 42 Hous. L. Rev. 1015 (2005)
Robert Oakley, Fairness in Electronic Contracting: Minimum Standards for Non-Negotiated Contracts, 42 Hous. L. Rev. 1041 (2005)
R. Polk Wagner, Reconsidering the DMCA, 42 Hous. L. Rev. 1107 (2005)
2004: Trademark in Transition
J. Thomas McCarthy, Proving a Trademark Has Been Diluted: Theories or Facts?, 41 Hous. L. Rev. 713 (2004)
William M. Landes, An Empirical Analysis of Intellectual Property Litigation: Some Preliminary Results, 41 Hous. L. Rev. 749 (2004)
Stacy L. Dogan & Mark A. Lemley, Trademarks and Consumer Search Costs on the Internet, 41 Hous. L. Rev. 777 (2004)
A. Michael Froomkin, When We Say US™, We Mean It!, 41 Hous. L. Rev. 839 (2004)
Graeme B. Dinwoodie, Trademarks and Territory: Detaching Trademark Law from the Nation-State, 41 Hous. L. Rev. 885 (2004)
2003: Considering Copyright
Jon O. Newman, Introduction, 40 Hous. L. Rev. 613 (2003)
Richard A. Posner, Misappropriation: A Dirge, 40 Hous. L. Rev. 621 (2003)
Laura N. Gasaway, America’s Cultural Record: A Thing of the Past?, 40 Hous. L. Rev. 643 (2003)
Alfred C. Yen, Eldred, The First Amendment, and Aggressive Copyright Claims, 40 Hous. L. Rev. 673 (2003)
Eugene Volokh, Freedom of Speech and Intellectual Property: Some Thoughts after Eldred, 44 Liquormart, and Bartnicki, 40 Hous. L. Rev. 697 (2003)
William Patry, The United States and International Copyright Law: From Berne to Eldred, 40 Hous. L. Rev. 749 (2003)
Alan Story, Burn Berne: Why the Leading International Copyright Convention Must Be Repealed, 40 Hous. L. Rev. 763 (2003)
2002: The Future of Patent Law
John R. Thomas, Liberty and Property in the Patent Law, 39 Hous. L. Rev. 569 (2002)
Toshiko Takenaka, Rethinking the United States First-to-Invent Principle from a Comparative Law Perspective: A Proposal to Restructure § 102 Novelty and Priority Provisions, 39 Hous. L. Rev. 621 (2002)
Mark D. Janis & Jay P. Kesan, U.S. Plant Variety Protection: Sound and Fury . . . ?, 39 Hous. L. Rev. 727 (2002)
2001: E-Commerce and Privacy
Anita L. Allen, Minor Distractions: Children, Privacy and E-Commerce, 38 Hous. L. Rev. 751 (2001)
Walter W. Miller, Jr. & Maureen A. O’Rourke, Bankruptcy Law v. Privacy Rights: Which Holds the Trump Card?, 38 Hous. L. Rev. 777 (2001)
Trotter Hardy, The Copyrightability of New Works of Authorship: “XML Schemas” as an Example, 38 Hous. L. Rev. 855 (2001)
Holly K. Towle, E-Signatures-Basics of the U.S. Structure, 38 Hous. L. Rev. 921 (2001)