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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Volume 27, Annual Review

Complete Volume 27, Annual Review 2012 Complete Volume (PDF 8.86 MB) Individual Files Front Matter (PDF 238Kb) by BTLJ Foreword (PDF 155Kb) by Ryan Iwahashi & Britt Lovejoy Patent Law Fighting the Smartphone Patent War with RAND-Encumbered Patents (PDF 375Kb) by Thomas H. Chia … Continue reading

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Volume 27, Issue 1 (Spring 2012)

Front Matter Front Matter (PDF 470Kb) Articles Anticompetitive Innovation and the Quality of Invention (PDF 401Kb) by Alan Devlin & Michael Jacobs Mixed Reality: How the Laws of Virtual Worlds Govern Everyday Life (PDF 497Kb) by Joshua A.T. Fairfield Can You See Me … Continue reading

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Volume 26, Issue 4 (Fall 2011)

Front Matter Front Matter (PDF 425Kb) Articles Governance of Intellectual Resources and Disintegration of Intellectual Property in the Digital Age (PDF 567Kb) by Peter S. Menell Legal Scholarship and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: An Empirical Study … Continue reading

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