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Volume 26, Issue 3 (Symposium 2011)

Front Matter Front Matter (PDF 440Kb) Articles Foreword: Technology’s Transformation of the Regulatory Endeavor (PDF 458Kb) by Kenneth A. Bamberger Lost in Translation: Legality, Regulatory Margins, and Technological Management (PDF 598Kb) by Roger Brownsword From Preemption to Circumvention: If Technology Regulates, Why … Continue reading

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United States v. Jones Decided?

On January 23, 2012, the United States Supreme Court handed down its decision on United States v. Jones, No. 10-1259, 2012 BL 14420 (U.S. Jan. 23, 2012), regarding the warrantless use of a GPS tracking device by law enforcement to … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Writing Competition

The Berkeley Technology Law Journal is soliciting entries for our annual student writing competition. 1st Prize: $2,000 & Publication in the Fall 2012 Issue of BTLJ 2nd Prize: $750 3rd Prize: $500 Aldo J. Test Award for Best Berkeley Law … Continue reading

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The European Court of Justice Bars Stem Cell Patents In Landmark Decision

The European Court of Justice in Luxemburg ruled on October 18, 2011 in a landmark decision in the case C-34/10 Oliver Bruestle v Greenpeace e.V. and barred embryonic stem cell patents in Europe. In its ruling, the Court said that … Continue reading

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Volume 26, Issue 2 (Spring 2011)

Front Matter Front Matter (PDF 227Kb) Articles Secret Inventions (PDF 394Kb) by J. Jonas Anderson Intrusive Monitoring: Employee Privacy Expectations Are Reasonable in Europe, Destroyed in the United States (PDF 409Kb) by Lothar Determann & Robert Sprague The Case for Liberal Spectrum Licenses: … Continue reading

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GPS Tracking: United States v. Jones

Overview On November 8, 2011, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in United States v. Jones, a case involving the warrantless placement of a GPS device on Antoine Jones’ vehicle by law enforcement and the subsequent tracking of … Continue reading

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United States v. American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers; in re RealNetworks, Inc., Yahoo!, Inc.,

Overview The Supreme Court’s recent declination to hear an appeal from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (“ASCAP”) regarding the Second Circuit’s decision in United States v. American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, 627 F.3d 64 (2d … Continue reading

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Volume 26, Issue 1 (Annual Review 2011)

Complete Volume 26, Issue 1 (Annual Review 2011) Complete Volume (PDF 8.86 MB) Individual Files Front Matter (PDF 238Kb) by BTLJ Foreword (PDF 155Kb) by BTLJ Patent Law Bilski v. Kappos: Sideline Analysis from the First Inning of Play (PDF 482Kb) by Ebby Abraham … Continue reading

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Volume 25, Issue 4 (Fall 2010)

Data Sharing, Latency Variables, and Science Commons (PDF, 655 KB) by Jorge L. Contreras Operating Efficiently Post-Bilski by Ordering Patent Doctrine Decision-Making (PDF, 231 KB) by Dennis Crouch & Robert P. Merges Patent Law’s Parsimony Principle (PDF, 498 KB) by … Continue reading

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Volume 25, Issue 3 (Symposium 2010)

Happy Birthday Statute of Anne: The Dance Between the Courts and Congress (PDF, 300 KB) by the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown The Copyright Principles Project: Directions for Reform (PDF, 437 KB) by Pamela Samuelson and Members of The CPP The … Continue reading

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