JIPEL Vol. 5 – No. 2

JIPEL Vol. 5, No. 2 – Spring 2016

The NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law is proud to present Volume 5 Issue 2 of the Journal. While PDFs of the individual articles may be found accompanying their respective posts, you may view and download a PDF of the complete issue here. Additionally, an ISSUU version of the complete issue is available here.

Antitrust Treatment of the No Challenge Clause

Antitrust Treatment of the No Challenge Clause
By Thomas K. Cheng* Download a PDF version of this article here.
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Let’s Be Reasonable! The Broadest Reasonable Interpretation in the PTAB

Let’s Be Reasonable! The Broadest Reasonable Interpretation in the PTAB
By Julian Pymento* Download a PDF version of this article here. More →

Interview: The Indigo Book: A Manual of Legal Citation

Interview: The Indigo Book: A Manual of Legal Citation
Christopher Sprigman & Daryl Steiger Download a PDF version of this interview here. Christopher Sprigman has been a professor at NYU School of Law since 2013. Sprigman teaches intellectual property law, antitrust law, competition policy, and comparative constitutional law. His research focuses on how legal rules affect innovation and the deployment of new technologies. Sprigman’s widely cited works have had an influence on important aspects of copyright law, and often belie the conventional wisdom about intellectual property rights. He was an appellate counsel from 1999 to 2001 in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, where US v. Microsoft was among his cases, and later was elected partner in the Washington, DC, office of King & Spalding. In 2003, Sprigman left private practice to become a residential fellow at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, and joined the faculty at the University of Virginia School of Law in 2005. Sprigman received his BA in history magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988, and a JD with honors from the University of Chicago Law School in 1993. He subsequently clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Justice Lourens H. W. Ackermann of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Sprigman also taught at the University of the Witwatersrand’s law school in Johannesburg. Daryl Steiger is a student at NYU School of Law graduating in May 2016 and an Articles Editor for the NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law. Daryl has focused her studies on intellectual property and entertainment law, and worked as a team lead on Professor Sprigman’s project developing the Indigo Book, formerly known as Baby Blue. Daryl received her BA in women, gender and sexuality studies from Washington University in St. Louis in 2012, with a second major in psychology and a minor in film. More →

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: Emoji as Language and Their Place Outside American Copyright Law

<figure><img src="/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/NYU_JIPEL_Vol-5-No-2_3_Scall_EmojiAsLanguage_Image_Title1.png" alt="Smiley Face" align="left" width="30" height="30" /></figure><figure><img src="/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/NYU_JIPEL_Vol-5-No-2_3_Scall_EmojiAsLanguage_Image_Title2.png" alt="Copyright Symbol" align="left" width="30" height="30" /></figure><figure><img src="/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/NYU_JIPEL_Vol-5-No-2_3_Scall_EmojiAsLanguage_Image_Title3.png" alt="Book" align="left" width="30" height="30" /></figure>: Emoji as Language and Their Place Outside American Copyright Law
By Rachel Scall* Download a PDF version of this article here. More →

How Rings Fit into the Copyright Scheme: Assessing Their Intrinsic Utilitarian Function

How Rings Fit into the Copyright Scheme: Assessing Their Intrinsic Utilitarian Function
By Adine Mitrani* Download a PDF version of this article here. More →

Obviousness Guidance at the PTO

Obviousness Guidance at the PTO
By Wen Xue* Download a PDF version of this article here. More →