MSU College of Law

Recent Publications and Awards

David Blankfein-Tabachnick

"Property, Duress, and Consensual Relationships," 114 Michigan Law Review 1013 (2016). (reviewing Seana Valentine Shiffrin, Speech Matters: On Lying, Morality and the Law, Princeton University Press, 2014).

Intellectual Property Doctrine and Midlevel Principles, 101 Calif. L. Rev. 1315 (2013); published with response, Robert P. Merges, Foundations and Principles Redux: A Reply to Professor Blankfein-Tabachnick, 101 Calif. L. Rev. 1361 (2013).

Adam Candeub

Tyranny and Administrative Law, Arizona Law Rev. (forthcoming 2016).

Privacy, Identification, and the Common Law, Florida Law Rev. (forthcoming 2016).

Digital Medicine, the FDA, and the First Amendment, 49 Georgia L. Rev. 933 (2015).

Is There Anything New To Be Said About Network Neutrality? 2015 Mich. St. L. Rev. 455.

Behavioral Economics, Internet Search, and Antitrust, 9 I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society 407 (Winter 2014).

Transparency in the Administrative State, Symposium Issue, 51 Houston Law Rev. 385 (2013).

Akratic Corporations and Dysfunctional Markets, Symposium Issue, 1 University of Virginia Criminal Law Rev. 243 (2013).

Recipient of University of Tilberg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) grant for research on the economics and regulation of search engines and search advertising (with MSU Professor Steve Wildman)

A Dead End for End-to End? A Review Essay of Barbara van Schewick’s Internet Architecture and Innovation, 64 Fed. Comm. L.J. 493 (2012).

Law and the Open Internet, 64 Fed. Comm. L.J. 493 (2012) (with Daniel John McCartney).

Contract, Warranty, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 46 Wake Forest L. Rev. 45 (2011).

Partisans & Partisan Commissions, 17 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 789 (2010) (with Keith S. Brown).

Network Transparency: Seeing the Neutral Network, 8 Nw. J. Tech. & Intell. Prop. 228 (2010) (with Daniel John McCartney).

Network Growth: Theory and Evidence from the Mobile Telephone Industry, 22 Info. Econ. & Pol’y 91 (2010) (with Brendan M. Cunningham & Peter J. Alexander).

Sean A. Pager

Traditional Knowledge Rights and Wrongs, forthcoming, __ Va. J. L. & Tech. __ (2016), selected for the 2015 Yale-Stanford-Harvard Junior Faculty Forum.

Making Copyright Work for Creative Upstarts, 22 Geo. Mason. L. Rev. 1021 (2015).

Cultivating Capabilities for Creative Industry Upstarts, forthcoming, 21 Mich. St. Int’l L. Rev. 547 (2013). 

Folklore 2.0:  Preservation through Innovation, 2012 Utah L. Rev. 1835; selected for inclusion in the 2011 Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Forum. 

Accentuating the Positive: Building Capacity for Creative Industries into the Development Agenda for Global Intellectual Property Law, 28 Am. Univ. Int’l L. Rev. 223 (2012).

Transnational Culture in the Internet Age (Sean A. Pager & Adam Candeub eds., 2012).

Introduction: Navigating in the Dark Where Bits Have No Borders, in Transnational Culture in the Internet Age (Sean A. Pager & Adam Candeub eds., 2012) (with Adam Candeub).

Digital Content Production in Nigeria and Brazil: A Case for Cultural Optimism?, in Transnational Culture in the Internet Age (Sean A. Pager & Adam Candeub eds., 2012).

Beyond Culture vs. Commerce: Decentralizing Cultural Protection to Promote Diversity Through Trade, 31 Nw. J. Int’lL. & Bus. 63 (2011).

Jennifer Carter-Johnson

A Survey of University Technology Transfer Policies to Determine Revenue Sharing Among Co-Inventors (manuscript in progress).

Tracing the History of cDNA Technology Development As a Study of Patent Non-Obviousness (manuscript in progress) (with Michael Curts, Jagannath Silwal, and Stephanie Watts).

Ritalin to Roundup: Expanding the Pharmaceutical Industry Statutory Experimental Use Exception to Agriculture, 84 U. Cinn. L. Rev. 151 (2016).

Intellectual Property Revenue Sharing As a Problem for University Technology Transfer, 49 Akron L. Rev. 647 (2016).

Defining Limits the Application of the Statutory Experimental Use Exception within the Agricultural Biotechnology Industry, 2015 Mich. St. L. Rev. 509.

Beyond Einstein and Edison: Claiming Space for Non-Faculty Inventors in Technology Transfer, 47 Ind. L. Rev. 645 (2014). 

A Gene Patenting Primer, in Bioinformatics Law: Legal Issues For Computational Biology in the Post-Genome Era (Jorge Contreras and A. James Cuticchia eds., 2013).

Increasing University Invention Disclosure: An Increased Role for Non-Faculty Inventors (working paper).

Unveiling the Distinction between the University and its Academic Researchers: Lessons for Patent Infringement and University Technology Transfer, 12 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 473 (2010).