Wendy J.  Gordon

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Publications

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Forthcoming

"Copyright and Tort as Mirror Models: On Not Mistaking for the Right Hand what the Left Hand is Doing," in Intellectual Property, Innovation and Competition A. Nicita, G. Ramello & F. M. Scherer, eds., Routledge (forthcoming). 

2013

"The Concept of 'Harm' in Copyright," in Intellectual Property and the Common Law 452, Shyamkrishna Balganesh, ed., Cambridge University Press (2013). 
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"The Lost Logic of Deterrence: When ‘Sending A Message’ To The Masses Outstrips Fairness," COGNOSCENTI  (Jul 11, 2013). 

2011

"Fair Use Markets: On Weighing Potential License Fees," in Symposium, Celebrating the Fourteenth Anniversary of Justice Breyer's Article: The Uneasy Case for Copyright: Supporting Creativity and its Dissemination: Alternative Ends, Alternative Means, 79 George Washington Law Review 1814 (2011). 
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2010

"Current Patent Laws Cannot Claim the Backing of Human Rights," in Intellectual Property and Human Rights: A Paradox
 155, Willem Grosheide, ed., Edward Elgar (2010). 

"Discipline and Nourish: On Constructing Commons," 95 Cornell Law Review 733 (2010). [Response] 

"The Global Contours of IP Protection for Trade Dress, Industrial Design, Applied Art, and Product Configuration," with S. Scafidi, O. F. Afori, M. Janis & J. Moskin, in Symposium, on Functionality: At the Crossroads of IP, 20 Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal 795 (2010). [Panel Discussion] 
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2009

"Harmless Use: Gleaning from Fields of Copyrighted Works," in Symposium When Worlds Collide: Intellectual Property at the Interface Between Systems of Knowledge Creation, 77 Fordham Law Review 2411 (2009). 
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"Trespass-Copyright Parallels and the Harm-Benefit Distinction," 122 Harvard Law Review Forum  (2009). 
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2008

"Moral Philosophy, Information Technology, and Copyright," in Information Technology and Moral Philosophy 270, J. van den Hoven & J. Weckert eds., Cambridge University Press (2008). 

"Ronald Coase," in The New Oxford Companion to Law 147, P. Cane & J. Conaghan, eds., Oxford University Press (2008). 

2007

"The Public's Right to Fair Use: Amending Section 107 to Avoid the 'Fared Use' Fallacy," with Daniel Bahls, in Symposium on Fixing Copyright, 2007 Utah Law Review 619 (2007). 
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"The 'Why' of Markets: Copyright and Fair Use," 116 Yale Law Journal Pocket Part 371 (2007). 
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2005

"Copyright Norms and the Problem of Private Censorship," in  Copyright and Free Speech: Comparative and International Analyses 67, J. Griffiths & U. Suthersanen, eds., Oxford University Press (2005). 

Developments in the Economics of Copyright: Research and Analysis, with L. Takeyama & R. Towse, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing (2005). 

"Even Non-Extremists Get the Blues: The Rhetoric of Copyright," with Lois Wasoff, in An Unhurried View of Copyright Republished (and with Contributions from Friends) GORWAS-1, B. Kaplan, A. R. l. Miller & I. C. Geik, eds., Matthew Bender (2005). 

"Fair Use: Threat or Threatened?" in Symposium on Copyright and Personal Copying: Sony v. Universal Studios Twenty-one Years Later, 55 Case Western Reserve Law Review 903 (2005). [Keynote] 
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2004

"Do We Have a Right to Speak with Another's Language? Eldred and the Duration of Copyright," in Copyright and Human Rights 109, Paul L. C. Torremans, ed., Kluwer Publishing (2004). Reprinted in 2 The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Rights 526, Christopher May, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing Limited (2010). 

"Render Copyright unto Caesar: On Taking Incentives Seriously," 71 University of Chicago Law Review 75 (2004). Republished as: "Dati Caru Njegovo Autorsko Pravo: O Ozbiljnom Shva Anju Poticaja," translated by Zeljko Mrsic, Nov-um (2008). [Croatian] 
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2003

"Copyright As Tort Law's Mirror Image: 'Harms', 'Benefits', and the Uses and Limits of Analogy," 34 McGeorge Law Review 533 (2003). Reprinted in 2 ICFAI Journal of Intellectual Property Rights 29 (2003), revision reprinted in 3 ICFAI Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, No. 2 (May 2004). 
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The Economics of Copyright: Developments in Research and Analysis, with R. Watt, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing (2003). 

"Excuse and Justification in the Law of Fair Use: Transaction Costs Have Always Been Only Part of the Story," 50 Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 149 (2003). 
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"Intellectual Property Law," in Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies 617, P. Cane & M. Tushnet, eds., Oxford University Press (2003). Republished in Japanese, Tanabe Hideyuki, translator, 11 The Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Policy [Chitekizaisan Ho-seisakugaku Kenkyu] 1 (2006). 
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2002

"Authors, Publishers and Public Goods: Trading Gold for Dross," in Symposium on Eldred v. Ashcroft, 36 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 159 (2002). 
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"Comment on Data Protection Statutes and Bioinformatic Databases," 8 Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law 180 (2002). 

"Excuse and Justification in the Law of Fair Use: Commodification and Market Perspectives," in The Commodification of Information 149, N. Elkin-Koren & N. W. Netanel, eds., Kluwer Law International (2002). Reprinted and updated in ICFAI Intellectual Property Rights Journal (forthcoming). 

"Market Failure and Intellectual Property: A Response to Professor Lunney," 82 Boston University Law Review 1031 (2002). 
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2001

"Commentary on Economic and Ethical Reasons for Protecting Data," in 6 International Intellectual Property Law and Policy 76-1, H. C. Hansen ed., Juris Publishing (2001). 

"Introduction," with Tamar Frankel, in Symposium on Trust Relationships, 81 Boston University Law Review 321 (2001). 
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2000

"The Constitutionality of Copyright Term Extension: How Long is Too Long?" with others, in Symposium on Copyright Term Extension, 18 Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal 651 (2000). 
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"Copyright," with Robert Bone, in 2 Encyclopedia of Law and Economics 189, B. Bouckaert & G. Degeest, eds., Edward Elgar (2000). Reprinted in The Economics of Intellectual Property, R. Towse & R. W. Holzhauer eds., Edward Elgar Publishing (2002). 

"Copyright and Parody: Touring the Certainties of Property and Restitution," in Certitudes Du Droit (Certainty and the Law), E. Mackaay, ed., Themis Publishing (2000). 

"Fine-Tuning Tasini: Privileges of Electronic Distribution and Reproduction," 66 Brooklyn Law Review 473 (2000). 
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1999

"Introduction," in Symposium on Ralph Sharp Brown, Intellectual Property, and the Public Interest, 108 Yale Law Journal 1611 (1999). 
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1998

"Intellectual Property as Price Discrimination: Implications for Contract," in Symposium on the Internet and Legal Theory, 73 Chicago-Kent Law Review 1367 (1998). Reprinted in Intellectual Property Rights: Critical Concepts in Law, David Vaver, ed., Routledge (2006). 
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"On Commodifying Intangibles," with Sam Postbrief, review of James Boyle, Shamans, Software, and Spleens: Law and the Construction of the Information Society, Harvard University Press (1996) and Margaret Jane Radin, Contested Commodities, Harvard University Press (1996), 10 Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities 135 (1998). 
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1997

"On the Economics of Copyright, Restitution and 'Fair Use': Systemic Versus Case-by-Case Responses to Market Failure," 8 Journal of Law and Information Science 7 (1997). 
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1996

Article on Intellectual Property in Careers and the Minority Lawyer 32 (1996). 

"Norms of Communication and Commodification," 144 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 2321 (1996). 
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1994

"Assertive Modesty: An Economics of Intangibles," in Symposium on Toward a Third Intellectual Property Paradigm, 94 Columbia Law Review 2579 (1994). 
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"Counter-Manifesto: Student-Edited Reviews and the Intellectual Properties of Scholarship," 61 University of Chicago Law Review 541 (1994). 
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"Enforcing Coasian Bribes for Non-Price Benefits: A New Role for Restitution," with Tamar Frankel, 67 Southern California Law Review 1519 (1994). Reprinted in Restitution 347, Lionel D. Smith, ed., Ashgate Publishing (2001). 
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"Mandated Access: Commensurability and the Right to Say 'No’," with A. Gowen, 17 Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal 225 (1994). 
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"Systemische und fallbezogene Losungsansatze fur Marktversagen bei Immaterialgutern (Systemic and Case-by-Case Responses to Failures in Markets for Tangible Goods)," translated by Elisabeth Haberfellner, in Okonomische Analyse der Rechlichen Organisation von Innovationen C. Ott & H. Schafer, eds., Verlag Mohr and Siebeck (1994). [German] 

"Virtual Reality, Appropriation, and Property Rights in Art: A Roundtable Discussion," 13 Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal 89 (1994). [Moderator] 
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1993

"Preface," in Symposium on Intellectual Property Law Theory, 68 Chicago-Kent Law Review 583 (1993). [co-editor] 
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"A Property Right in Self-Expression: Equality and Individualism in the Natural Law of Intellectual Property," 102 Yale Law Journal 1533 (1993). Republished in translation by X. Shanshan & Wangsui, under the direction of professor Li Yang, Private Law (2008). [Chinese] 
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"Truth and Consequences: The Force of Blackmail's Central Case," 141 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1741 (1993). 
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1992

"Asymmetric Market Failure and Prisoner's Dilemma in Intellectual Property," 17 University of Dayton Law Review 853 (1992). Translated and published as "Fallas Asimeìtricas del Mercado y el Dilema del Prisionero en Propiedad Intelectual", Revista Latinoamericana de Propiedad Intelectual 2 (2011). [Spanish] 
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"Of Harms and Benefits: Torts, Restitution, and Intellectual Property," 21 Journal of Legal Studies 449 (1992). Reprinted in 34 McGeorge Law Review 541 (2003). 
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"On Owning Information: Intellectual Property and the Restitutionary Impulse," 78 Virginia Law Review 149 (1992). 
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"Reality as Artifact: From Feist to Fair Use," 55 Law and Contemporary Problems 93 (1992). 
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1990

"Toward a Jurisprudence of Benefits: The Norms of Copyright and the Problem of Private Censorship," review of Paul Goldstein, Copyright: Principles, Law and Practice, Little Brown (1989), 57 University of Chicago Law Review 1009 (1990). 
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1989

"An Inquiry into the Merits of Copyright: The Challenges of Consistency, Consent and Encouragement Theory," 41 Stanford Law Review 1343 (1989). 
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1982

"Fair Use as Market Failure: A Structural and Economic Analysis of the Betamax Case and Its Predecessors," 82 Columbia Law Review 1600 (1982). Reprinted in 1 The Economics of Intellectual Property 377, R. Towse & R. W. Holzhauer, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing (2002). 
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1979

"The Artist's Tax Dilemma," 1979 Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal 20 (Mar-Apr 1979). 

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