Prof. Peter K. Yu

Professor of Law

Professor of Communication

Director, Center for Law and Intellectual Property

Texas A&M University


 

 

conferences

 

THIRD ANNUAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

AND COMMUNICATIONS LAW AND POLICY SCHOLARS ROUNDTABLE

 

Michigan State University College of Law

 

January 27-28, 2006

 

SCHEDULE

 

January 27, 2006

 

Castle Board Room (Room 343)

 

8:30

Breakfast

 

9:00

Welcoming Remarks

  • Prof. Peter K. Yu, Michigan State University College of Law & Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University

9:15

Session I

 

  • Prof. Gaia Bernstein, Seton Hall University School of Law

"When New Technologies Are Still New: Windows of Opportunity for Privacy Protection"

 

Published as: When New Technologies Are Still New: Windows of Opportunity for Privacy Protection, 51 Vill. L. Rev. 921 (2006)

  • Neta-li Gottlieb, John M. Olin Scholar in Law and Economics, University of Chicago Law School

"A Step Toward Subject Matter Recognition: The Case of Television Formats"

  • Prof. Liam S. O'Melinn, Pettit College of Law, Ohio Northern University

"Software and Shovels: How the Intellectual Property Revolution is Undermining Traditional Concepts of Property"

 

Published as: Software and Shovels: How the Intellectual Property Revolution Is Undermining Traditional Concepts of Property, 76 U. Cin. L. Rev. 143 (2007)

11:00

Coffee Break

 

11:30

Session II

  • Prof. Ariel Katz, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

"Pharmaceutical Lemons: The Effect of Patents and Regulation in the Drug Industry"

  • Prof. Norman V. Siebrasse. University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law

"The Experimental Use Defence to Patent Infringement: A Comparative Assessment" (with Keith Culver)

 

Published as: The Experimental Use Defence to Patent Infringement: A Comparative Assessment, 56 U. Toronto L.J. 333 (2006) (with Keith Culver)

  • Prof. Peter K. Yu, Michigan State University College of Law

"On Pharmaceuticals, Patents, and Protectionism"

 

Published as: The International Enclosure Movement, 82 Ind. L.J. 827 (2007)

1:15

Lunch

 

2:15

Session III

  • Prof. Jasmine Abdel-Khalik, UMKC School of Law

"A Means to an End: Misapplication of Section 112, Paragraph 6"

  • Prof. M. Scott Boone, Appalachian School of Law

"Examining the Federal Circuit Through an Administrative Lens"

  • Prof. Mark P. McKenna, St. Louis University School of Law

"The Narratives of Patent and Trademark Law"

 

Published as: "What's the Frequency, Kenneth? Channeling Doctrines in Trademark Law," in Intellectual Property and Information Wealth: Issues and Practices in the Digital Age (Peter K. Yu ed., 2007)

  • Prof. Sean A. Pager, Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington

"A Dilution Approach to Geographical Indications"

4:00

Coffee Break

 

4:30

Session IV

  • Prof. John T. Cross, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville

"Reconciling Authors’ Rights with the First Amendment"

 

Published as: Reconciling the "Moral Rights" of Authors with the First Amendment Right of Free Speech, 1 Akron Intell. Prop. J. 185 (2007)

  • Prof. Amy Gajda, College of Communications & College of Law, University of Illinois

"Privilege and Contempt: The Uneasy Relationship Between Law and Journalism"

  • Prof. Mark Schultz, Southern Illinois University School of Law

"Copyright Reform and Speech: A Second Order Problem"

7:00

Dinner Reception

 

Restaurant Villegas

1735 Grand River Avenue, Okemos, MI

 

January 28, 2006

 

Castle Board Room (Room 343)

 

8:30

Breakfast

 

9:15

Session V

  • Prof. Adam Candeub, Michigan State University College of Law

"Empirical Examination of Federal Communications Commission Voting Patterns"

  • Prof. William T. Gallagher, Golden Gate University School of Law

"Strategic Intellectual Property Litigation: An Empirical Study of the Plaintiff’s Bar in Trademark and Copyright Disputes"

  • Geoff McLay, Reader, Law Faculty, Victoria University (New Zealand)

"IP and the Really Small Country"

11:00

Coffee Break

 

11:30

Session VI

  • Prof. Olufunmilayo B. Arewa, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

"Copyright, Borrowing and Unfair Use"

 

Published as: Olufunmilayo B. Arewa, The Freedom to Copy: Copyright, Creation, and Context, 41 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 477 (2007)

  • Prof. Ira Nathenson, University of Pittsburgh School of Law

"Digital Garbage and Buried Treasure: The Dilemma of Digital Preservation"

  • Prof. Wendy Seltzer, Brooklyn Law School

"When Safe Harbors Become Prior Restraints"

1:15

Lunch

 

2:15

Section VII

  • Prof. Bruce E. Boyden, Washington & Lee University School of Law

"The Game in the Machine: Video Game Copyrights and the Role of the Player"

  • Prof. Donald P. Harris, Temple University Beasley School of Law

'Carrying a Good Joke Too Far: TRIPS and Treaties of Adhesion"

 

Published as: Carrying a Good Joke Too Far: TRIPS and Treaties of Adhesion, 27 U. Pa. J. Int'l Econ. L. 681 (2006)

  • Prof. Michael Landau, Georgia State University College of Law

"Copyright, the Commerce Clause, and the Creative Process: Revisiting the Copyright Clause from Yet Another Perspective"

  • Martine Courant Rife, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Rhetoric & Writing, Michigan State University

"Technical Writing Jumping the Wall: How Technical Documentation/Writing Can Affect the Court’s Evaluation of Intent to Infringe in P2P Contexts"

4:00

Roundtable Adjourned

 

5:30

Dinner Reception

 

Dusty's Cellar

1839 W Grand River, Okemos, MI

 

COMMENTATORS

 

Prof. Lisa D. Cook
Department of Economics & James Madison College, Michigan State University

 

Diane L. Kilpatrick-Lee

LL.M. Candidate

University of Houston Law Center

 

Prof. Jacki Knapman
Michigan State University College of Law (visiting)

 

Prof. Adam Mossoff
Michigan State University College of Law

 

Prof. Vanessa B. Pierce
Ave Maria School of Law

 

Prof. Peng Tao

Politics and Law School, China University of Geosciences

 
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