Volume 157, Issue 6 
July 2009

Ending the Patenting Monopoly

Michael Abramowicz & John F. Duffy

Did TRIPS Spur Innovation? An Analysis of Patent Duration and Incentives to Innovate

David S. Abrams

Law and the Boundaries of Technology-Intensive Firms

Oren Bar-Gill & Gideon Parchomovsky

Is Intellectual Property Trivial?

Jonathan M. Barnett

Fence Posts or Sign Posts? Rethinking Patent Claim Construction

Dan L. Burk & Mark A. Lemley

Nonrivalry and Price Discrimination in Copyright Economics

John P. Conley & Christopher S. Yoo

Technology and Uncertainty: The Shaping Effect on Copyright Law

Ben Depoorter

Using Social Norms to Regulate Fan Fiction and Remix Culture

Steven A. Hetcher

The Case for Preferring Patent-Validity Litigation Over Second-Window Review and Gold-Plated Patents: When One Size Doesn’t Fit All, How Could Two Do the Trick?

F. Scott Kieff

The PTO and the Market for Influence in Patent Law

Clarisa Long

The Use and Abuse of IP at the Birth of the Administrative State

Adam Mossoff

Growing Pains in the Administrative State: The Patent Office’s Troubled Quest for Managerial Control

Arti K. Rai

Institutions and Indirectness in Intellectual Property

Henry E. Smith

Understanding Patent-Quality Mechanisms

R. Polk Wagner


Reinventing Discovery: Patent Law’s Characterizations of and Interventions upon Science

Ariel Simon

Volume 157, Issue 5 
May 2009

The Elusive Quest for Global Governance Standards

Lucian A. Bebchuk & Assaf Hamdani

Deliberation and Strategy on the United States Courts of Appeals: An Empirical Exploration of Panel Effects

Pauline T. Kim

How Should Punitive Damages Work?

Dan Markel


Sticks and Stones: The Ability of Attorneys to Appeal from Judicial Criticism

Matthew Funk

Language, National Origin, and Employment Discrimination: The Importance of the EEOC Guidelines

Andrew J. Robinson

Volume 157, Issue 4 
April 2009

Prosecutorial Regulation Versus Prosecutorial Accountability

Stephanos Bibas

Probably? Understanding Tax Law’s Uncertainty

Sarah B. Lawsky

The River Runs Dry: When Title VI Trumps State Anti–Affirmative Action Laws

Kimberly West‐Faulcon


What Is the Rule of Recognition in the United States?

Stephen V. Carey

Hope for the Future? The Asylum Claims of Women Fleeing Sexual Violence in Guatemala

Allison W. Reimann

Volume 157, Issue 3 
March 2009

Constitutional Crises

Sanford Levinson & Jack M. Balkin

How the Merits Matter: Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance and Securities Settlements

Tom Baker & Sean J. Griffith

Circuit Effects: How the Norm of Federal Judicial Experience Biases the Supreme Court

Lee Epstein, Andrew D. Martin, Kevin M. Quinn & Jeffrey A. Segal


Unilateral Settlements and Retroactive Transfers: A Problem of Copyright Co-ownership

James K. Rothstein

Based Upon: Deriving Plain Meaning from the False Claims Act’s Jurisdictional Bar

Jonathan Peirce Ursprung

Volume 157, Issue 2 
December 2008

Immigration Law’s Organizing Principles

Adam B. Cox

Saving Lives Through Administrative Law and Economics

John D. Graham

Laboratories Of Destitution: Democratic Experimentalism And The Failure Of Antipoverty Law

David A. Super


Federal Hate Crime Laws and United States v. Lopez: On A Collision Course To Clarify Jurisdictional-Element Analysis

Christopher DiPompeo

Mapping The Limits Of Repatriable Cultural Heritage: A Case Study Of Stolen Flemish Art In French Museums

Paige S. Goodwin

Volume 157, Issue 1 
November 2008

Making Credit Safer

Oren Bar-Gill and Elizabeth Warren

Dynamic Incorporation Of Foreign Law

Michael C. Dorf

International Tribunals: A Rational Choice Analysis

Andrew T. Guzman


Jurisdiction And The Federal Rules: Why The Time Has Come To Reform Finality By Inequitable Deadlines

Christopher W. Robbins

The Rights Of Others: Protection And Advocacy Organizations' Associational Standing To Sue

Kelsey McCowan Heilman

In Memoriam

In Memoriam: William S. Stevens

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