MSU College of Law

2nd Annual Junior Scholars in IP Workshop


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Friday and Saturday, March 27-28, 2009

Presented by the Intellectual Property and Communications Law Program at the MSU College of Law

Junior Scholars in Intellectual Property (JSIP) offers an opportunity for junior scholars (untenured and recently tenured) working in the areas of intellectual property, communications, and cyberlaw to receive detailed feedback on their work from senior scholars in their field. Articles will be chosen prior to the Workshop through a blind-review selection process.


Senior scholars who have already agreed to take part include:

Robert Bone - Boston Univ.
Bob Brauneis - George Washington Univ. (visiting at Cardozo School of Law)
Maggie Chon - Seattle Univ. (visiting at Univ. of Michigan)
Rochelle Dreyfuss - New York Univ.
Paul Heald - Univ. of Georgia (visiting at Oxford Univ.)
Justin Hughes - Cardozo School of Law
Raymond Ku - Case Western Reserve University
Lili Levi - Univ. of Miami
Katherine Strandburg - DePaul University


The Role of Trademarks in Intra-Brand Settings: An Economic Analysis (PDF)
John Shahar Dillbary, University of Alabama School of Law

Comparing Alternative Institutional Paths to Patent Reform (PDF)
Liza Vertinsky, Emory University School of Law

Patents, Property and Competition (PDF)
Oskar Liivak, Cornell School of Law

Guiding The Censor's Scissors: A Framework to Assess Internet Filtering (PDF)
Derek Bambauer, Brooklyn Law School

Greenpeace of the Cultural Environmentalism (PDF)
Jyh-An Lee, Stanford University School of Law

Infringement as Nuisance: Avoidance Costs and Accession in Tangible and Intellectual Property (PDF)
Chris Newman, George Mason School of Law

Commercializing Patents (PDF)
Ted M. Sichelman, University of California Berkeley School of Law

Taking the Measure of Ideology: Empirically Measuring Supreme Court Cases (PDF)
Matthew Sag, DePaul University College of Law

Semiotics and Patentable Subject Matter: Reconciling the Patenting of Programmed Computers Under In Re Bilski with the Printed Matter Doctrine (PDF)
Kevin Emerson Collins, Indiana University Maurer School of Law - Bloomington