Author Archives: BTLJ

Volume 28, Annual Review

Complete Volume 28, Annual Review 2013 Complete Volume (PDF 4.0 MB) Individual Files Front Matter (PDF 188 Kb) by BTLJ Foreword (PDF 116 Kb) by Winnie Hung & Jane Ann Levich Patent Law Making Abusers Pay: Deterring Patent Litigation by Shifting Attorneys’ Fees (PDF … Continue reading

/ Leave a comment

Volume 28, Issue 1

Front Matter Front Matter (PDF 170.0Kb) Articles Do Bad Things Happen When Works Enter the Public Domain?: Empirical Tests of Copyright Term Extension (PDF 458Kb) by Christopher Buccafusco & Paul J. Heald State Patent Laws in the Age of Laissez Faire (PDF … Continue reading

/ Leave a comment

Winners of 2013 Notes and Comments Competition

BTLJ is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 Student Writing Competition. Congratulations to our winners, and thank you to all participants for your submissions! First Place: “Why They Can Watch You: Assessing the Constitutionality of Warrantless Police UAS … Continue reading

/ Leave a comment

2013 Symposium: “With Untired Spirits and Formal Constancy”: Berne-Compatibility of Formal Declaratory Measures to Enhance Title-Searching

BTLJ is excited to welcome Jane C. Ginsburg of Columbia Law School on April 18–19, 2013 to the 17th Annual BTLJ/BCLT Symposium: Reform(aliz)ing Copyright for the Internet Age?. This is a summary of Professor Ginsburg’s topic of discussion and forthcoming article:   … Continue reading

/ Leave a comment

2013 Symposium: Land Recording and Copyright Reform

BTLJ is excited to welcome Molly S. Van Houweling of Berkeley Law on April 18–19, 2013 to the 17th Annual BTLJ/BCLT Symposium: Reform(aliz)ing Copyright for the Internet Age?. This is a summary of Professor Van Houweling’s topic of discussion and forthcoming … Continue reading

/ Leave a comment

2013 Symposium: Copyright Formalities for the Twenty-First Century: A Berne-compatible Approach

BTLJ is excited to welcome Daniel Gervais of Vanderbilt Law School on April 18–19, 2013 to the 17th Annual BTLJ/BCLT Symposium: Reform(aliz)ing Copyright for the Internet Age?. This is a summary of Professor Gervais’s topic of discussion and forthcoming article:   The … Continue reading

/ Leave a comment

Volume 27, Issue 3 (Symposium 2012)

Front Matter Front Matter (PDF 170.0Kb) Articles Keynote Address: Orphan Works & Mass Digitization: Obstacles & Opportunities (PDF 458Kb) by Maria A. Pallante Private Digital Libraries and Orphan Works (PDF 233Kb) by Randal C. Picker The Orphans, the Market, and the Copyright … Continue reading

/ Leave a comment

Spring 2013 Writing Competition Rules

1st Prize: $2,000 & Publication in the Fall 2013 Issue of BTLJ 2nd Prize: $750 3rd Prize: $500 Aldo J. Test Award for Best Berkeley Law Submission Topics: We will accept submissions on a wide variety of topics at the … Continue reading

/ Leave a comment

Volume 27, Issue 2 (Fall 2012)

Front Matter Front Matter (PDF 470Kb) Articles Priority and Novelty Under the AIA (PDF 401Kb) by Robert P. Merges Considering Copyright Rulemaking: the Constitutional Question (PDF 497Kb) by Andy Gass Seven Reasons Why Trade Secrets Are Increasingly Important (PDF 558Kb) by David S. Almeling … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

The Long Road to a Supranational Patent System in the European Union

On June 29, 2012, Mr. Herman Van Rompuy, the President of the European Council, announced that twenty-five of the twenty-seven Member States of the European Union (EU) finally reached an agreement concerning the creation of a unitary patent system. Anticipated … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , Leave a comment