Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 2, Summer

Copyright's Empire: Why the Law Matters
INTRODUCTION I. LAW AND ECONOMICS ANALYSIS IN COPYRIGHT A. Positive Externalities in Markets for Information Goods B. Information Goods: The Cause of Market Failures C. Correction of Market Failures Through Institutional Intervention II....
Creating Consumer Confidence or Confusion? the Role of Product Certification Marks in the Market Today
INTRODUCTION I. CERTIFICATION MARKS DEFINED A. The UL Mark B. Competition from New Certification Marks II. CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS IN GENERAL III. USE OF CERTIFICATION MARKS AND THE IMPACT OF CHANGES IN CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT...
Finding Common Ground in the World of Electronic Contracts: The Consistency of Legal Reasoning in Clickwrap Cases
INTRODUCTION I. THE VALIDITY OF ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS AND THE REMAINING QUESTION OF ASSENT IN CLICKWRAP A. UETA and the Enforceability of Electronic Documents B. The Impersonal Nature of Clickwrap: A "Meeting of the Minds"...
Fixing through Legislative Fixation: A Call for the Codification and Modernization of the Staple Article of Commerce Doctrine as It Applies to Copyright Law
INTRODUCTION I. THE HISTORY OF THE STAPLE DEFENSE A. Early Copyright Cases Tackle Dual-Use Technologies 1. Sony: The Technology of Time-Shifting a. The District Court's Opinion: The Staple Defense Sneaks into Copyright Law ...
Intellectual Property, Competition Rules, and the Emerging Internal Market: Some Thoughts on the European Exhaustion Doctrine
INTRODUCTION I. THE EMERGENCE OF THE EXHAUSTION RULE A. Territorial Restrictions and Competition Law B. Technology Transfer and Vertical Restraints II. BLOCK EXEMPTIONS AND EXHAUSTION A. Scope of Application for Intellectual Property...
The Extended Protection of "Strong" Trademarks
INTRODUCTION I. THE FUNCTION OF TRADEMARKS: A TRADITIONAL LAW AND ECONOMICS APPROACH II. THE LEGAL EVOLUTION AND THE NEW PROTECTED FUNCTION OF TRADEMARKS III. TRADEMARK PROTECTION AND PRODUCT QUALITY IV. TRADEMARK PROTECTION, PRODUCT...