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Rebecca S. Eisenberg

Robert and Barbara Luciano Professor of Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 1984-


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Forthcoming

  • Co-author. "Patent Punting." D. A. Crane, co-author. Mich. Telecomm. & Tech. L. Rev. (Forthcoming, 2015).
  • "Fostering Frugal Innovation." (Forthcoming).

Book Chapters

  • Co-author. "Patents and Regulatory Exclusivity in the USA." J. R. Thomas, co-author. In Encyclopedia of Health Economics, edited by A. J. Culyer, 443-52. Elsevier, 2014.
  • "Patents and Regulatory Exclusivity." In Oxford Handbook on the Economics of the Biopharmaceutical Industry, edited by P. Danzon and S. Nicholson, 167-98. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
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  • "Data Secrecy in the Age of Regulatory Exclusivity." In The Law and Theory of Trade Secrecy: A Handbook of Contemporary Research, edited by R. C. Dreyfuss and K. J. Strandburg, 467-91. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011.
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  • "The Story of Diamond v. Chakrabarty: Technological Change and the Subject Matter Boundaries of the Patent System." In Intellectual Property Stories, edited by J. C. Ginsburg and R. C. Dreyfuss, 327-57. New York: Foundation Press, 2006.
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  • Co-author. "Proprietary Considerations." A. K. Rai, co-author. In Handbook of Stem Cells, edited by R. Lanza et al., vol. 1, 793-8. Amsterdam: Elsevier Academic Press, 2004.
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  • "Reaching Through the Genome." In Science & Cents: Exploring the Economics of Biotechnology: Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, April 19.2002, edited by J. F. Duca and M. K. Y√ľkel, 105-15. Dallas, Tex.: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 2003.
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  • "Reaching Through the Genome." In Perspectives on Properties of the Human Genome Project, edited by F. S. Kieff, 209-30. Advances in Genetics, 50. Amsterdam: Elsevier Academic Press, 2003.
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  • "The Role of Patents in Exploiting the Genome." In The Genomic Revolution: Unveiling the Unity of Life, edited by M. Yudell and R. DeSalle, 175-83. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press, 2002.
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  • "Patents on DNA Sequences: Molecules and Information." In The Commodification of Information, edited by N. Elkin-Koren and N. W. Netanel, 415-31. Information Law Series, 11. The Hague, Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2002.
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  • "How Can You Patent Genes?" In Who Owns Life?, edited by D. Magnus et al., 117-34. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2002.
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  • "Bargaining Over the Transfer of Proprietary Research Tools: Is This Market Failing or Emerging?" In Expanding the Boundaries of Intellectual Property: Innovation Policy for the Knowledge Society, edited by R. C. Dreyfuss et al., 223-50. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2001.
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  • "Ownership, Commercial Development, Transfer and Use of Publicly Funded Research Results: The United States Legal Regime." In The Role of Publicly Funded Research and Publicly Owned Technologies in the Transfer and Diffusion of Environmentally Sound Technologies, by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; 353-70. Advanced Technology Assessment System, 12. New York and Geneva: United Nations, 2000.
  • "Genomic Patents and Product Development Incentives." In Human DNA: Law and Policy: International and Comparative Perspectives, edited by B. M. Knoppers et al., 373-8. The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1997.
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  • "Patents: Help or Hindrance to Technology Transfer?" In Biotechnology: Science, Engineering, and Ethical Challenges for the Twenty-First Century, edited by F. B. Rudolph and L. V. McIntire, 161-74. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press, 1996.
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  • "Patent Rights in the Human Genome Project." In Gene Mapping: Using Law and Ethics as Guides, edited by G. Annas and S. Elias, 226-45. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1992.
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Journal Articles

  • "Prometheus Rebound: Diagnostics, Nature, and Mathematical Algorithms." Yale L. J. Online 122 (2013): 341-9.
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  • "Wisdom of the Ages or Dead-Hand Control? Patentable Subject Matter for Diagnostic Methods After In Re Bilski." Case W. Res. J. L. Tech. & Internet 3, no. 1 (2012): 1-65.
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  • "Patent Costs and Unlicensed Use of Patented Inventions." U. Chi. L. Rev. 78, no. 1 (2011): 53-69.
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  • "Pharma's Nonobvious Problem." Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 12, no. 2 (2008): 375-430.
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  • "Noncompliance, Nonenforcement, Nonproblem? Rethinking the Anticommons in Biomedical Research." Hous. L. Rev. 45, no. 4 (2008): 1059-99. (Symposium: Patent Law in Persepctive Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law.)
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  • "The Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit: Visitation and Custody of Patent Law." Mich. L. Rev. First Impressions 106 (2007): 28-33.
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  • "The Role of the FDA in Innovation Policy." Mich. Telecomm. & Tech. L. Rev. 13, no. 2 (2007): 345-88.
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  • "Patents and Data-Sharing in Public Science." Indus. & Corp. Change 15, no. 6 (2006): 1013-31.
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  • Co-author. "Harnessing and Sharing the Benefits of State-Sponsored Research: Intellectual Property Rights and Data Sharing in California's Stem Cell Initiative." A. K. Rai, co-author. Berkeley Tech. L. J. 21, no. 3 (2006): 1187-213.
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  • "Biotech Patents: Looking Backward While Moving Forward." Nature Biotech. 24, no. 3 (2006): 317-9.
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  • "The Problem of New Uses." Yale J. Health Pol'y L. & Ethics 5, no. 2 (2005): 717-39.
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  • "Learning the Value of Drugs: Is Rofecoxib a Regulatory Success Story?" New Eng. J. Med. 352, no. 13 (2005): 1285-7.
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  • "Reexamining Drug Regulation from the Perspective of Innovation Policy." J. Inst. & Theoretical Econ. 160, no. 1 (2004): 126-35.
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  • "Obvious to Whom? Evaluating Inventions from the Perspective of PHOSITA." Berkley Tech. L. J. 19, no. 3 (2004): 885-906.
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  • "Patents, Product Exclusivity, and Information Dissemination: How Law Directs Biopharmaceutical Research and Development." Fordham L. Rev. 72, no. 3 (2003): 477-91.
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  • "Patenting Genome Research Tools and the Law." Comptes rendus Biologies 326, no. 10-11 (2003): 1115-20.
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  • "Patent Swords and Shields." Science 299, no. 5609 (2003): 1018-9.
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  • Co-author. "Bayh-Dole Reform and the Progress of Biomedicine." A. Rai, co-author. Law & Contemp. Probs. 66, no. 1/2 (2003): 289-314.
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  • Co-author. "Bayh-Dole Reform and the Progress of Biomedicine." A. Rai, co-author. Am. Scientist 91, no. 1 (2003): 52-9.
  • "Why the Gene Patenting Controversy Persists." Acad. Med. 77, no. 12 (2002): 1381-7.
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  • Co-author. "Public vs. Proprietary Science: A Fruitful Tension?" R. R. Nelson, co-author. Daedalus 131, no. 2 (2002): 89-101.
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  • "The Shifting Functional Balance of Patents and Drug Regulation." Health Aff. 20, no. 5 (2001): 119-35.
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  • "The Promise and Perils of Strategic Publication to Create Prior Art: A Response to Professor Parchomovsky." Mich. L. Rev. 98, no. 7 (2000): 2358-70.
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  • "Re-Examining the Role of Patents in Appropriating the Value of DNA Sequences." Emory L. J. 49, no. 3 (2000): 783-800.
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  • "Genomics in the Public Domain: Strategy and Policy." Nature Reviews Genetics 1, no. 1 (2000): 70-4.
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  • "Analyze This: A Law and Economics Agenda for the Patent System." Vand. L. Rev. 53, no. 6 (2000): 2081-98. (Symposium: Taking Stock: The Law and Economics of Intellectual Property Rights.)
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  • "National Policy Perspectives-Streamlining the Transfer of Research Tools." Acad. Med. 74, no. 6 (1999): 683-5.
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  • "Focus on Faculty - Rebecca S. Eisenberg." Law Quad. Notes 41, no. 3 (1998): 6-7.
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  • "Do EST Patents Matter?" Trends in Genetics 14, no. 10 (1998): 379-81.
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  • Co-author. "Can Patents Deter Innovation? The Anticommons on Biomedical Research." M. Heller, co-author. Science 280, no. 5364 (1998): 698-701.
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  • "Structure and Function in Gene Patenting." Nature Genetics 15, no. 2 (1997): 125-30.
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  • "Public Research and Private Development: Patents and Technology Transfer in Government-Sponsored Research." Va. L. Rev. 82, no. 8 (1996): 1663-727. (Symposium: Regulating Medical Innovation.)
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  • "Intellectual Property Issues in Genomics." Trends in Biotech. 14, no. 8 (1996): 302-7.
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  • "Intellectual Property at the Public-Private Divide: The Case of Large-Scale cDNA Sequencing." U. Chi. L. Sch. Roundtable 3, no. 2 (1996): 557-73. (Symposium: Genetics and the Law: The Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genetic Technology and Biomedical Ethics.)
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  • Co-author. "Reply to Comments on the Patentability of Certain Inventions Associated with the Identification of Partial cDNA Sequences." R. P. Merges, co-author. AIPLA Q.J. 23, no. 1 (1995): 61-3.
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  • Co-author. "Opinion Letter as to the Patentability of Certain Inventions Associated with the Identification of Partial cDNA Sequences." R. P. Merges, co-author. AIPLA Q.J. 23, no. 1 (1995): 1-52.
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  • "Technology Transfer and the Genome Project: Problems with Patenting Research Tools." Risk: Health, Safety & Env't 5, no. 2 (1994): 163-75. (Symposium on the Human Genome Project.)
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  • "Limiting the Role of Patents in Technology Transfer." Law Quad. Notes 37, no. 1 (1994): 40-3. (Adapted from remarks presented to the Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus in Washington, D.C. on June 28, 1993.)
  • "Beyond Bray: Obtaining Federal Jurisdiction to Stop Anti-Abortion Violence." Yale J. L. & Feminism 6, no. 1 (1994): 155-227.
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  • "A Technology Policy Perspective on the NIH Gene Patenting Controversy." U. Pitt. L. Rev. 55, no. 3 (1994): 633-52. (Symposium: Biotechnology Law.)
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  • "The Scholar as Advocate." J. Legal Educ. 43 (1993): 391-400.
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  • "Limiting the Role of Patents in Technology Transfer." J. NIH Res. 5 (1993): 20-2.
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  • "Limiting the Role of Patents in Technology Transfer." Chemtech 23 (1993): 52-3.
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  • "Genes, Patents and Product Development." Science 257 (1992): 903-8.
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  • "Patenting the Human Genome." Emory L. J. 39 (1990): 721-45.
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  • "Patents and the Progress of Science: Exclusive Rights and Experimental Use." U. Chi. L. Rev. 56 (1989): 1017-86.
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  • "Defining the Terms of Academic Freedom: A Reply to Professor Rabban." Tex. L. Rev. 66 (1988): 1431-9.
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  • "Academic Freedom and Academic Values in Sponsored Research." Tex. L. Rev. 66 (1988): 1363-404.
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  • "Proprietary Rights and the Norms of Science in Biotechnology Research." Yale L. J. 97, no. 2 (1987): 177-231.
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Reviews

  • "One Size Fits All, After Tailoring." Review of The Patent Crisis and How the Courts Can Solve It, by D. L. Burk and M. A. Lemley, co-authors. Science 325, no. 5948 (2009): 1625.
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Other Publications

  • "Costs, Norms, and Inertia: Avoiding an Anticommons for Proprietary Research Tools." Comment In Working Within the Boundaries of Intellectual Property: Innovation Policy for the Knowledge Society, edited by R. C. Dreyfuss, H. First, and D. L. Zimmerman, 176-91. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
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  • Introduction to Genentech Legal Counsel and Vice President, 1976-1988, and Entrepreneur, by D. Kiley Thomas. University of California, Berkeley: Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, 2002.
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Reprints (Articles and other publications reprinted in full and Law Quadrangle)

  • "Patents and the Progress of Science: Exclusive Rights and Experimental Use." In The Economics of Innovation Policy, edited by A. N. Link. The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, 222. (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008), vol. 1: 131-200. (Originally published under the same title in U. Chi. L. Rev. 56 (1989): 1017-86.)
  • "How Can You Patent Genes?" In Genetics: Science, Ethics and Public Policy: A Reader, edited by T. A. Shannon, 131-45. Readings in Bioethics. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005. (Originally published under the same title in Who Owns Life?, edited by D. Magnus et al., 117-34. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2002.)
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  • Co-author. "Can Patents Deter Innovation? The Anticommons in Biomedical Research." M. A. Heller, co-author. In Rights and Resources, edited by F. H. Miller, 401-4. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate / Dartmouth, 2003. (Originally published under the same title in Science 280, no. 5364 (1998) 698-701.)
  • Co-author. "Public vs. Proprietary Science: A Fruitful Tension?" R. R. Nelson, co-author. Acad. Med. 77, no. 12 (2002): 1392-9. (Originally published under same title in Daedalus 131, no. 2 (2002): 89-101.)
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  • "How Can You Patent Genes?" Am. J. Bioethics 2, no. 3 (2002): 3-11. (Originally published under the same title in Who Owns Life?, edited by D. Magnus et al., 117-34. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2002.)
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  • "Can Patents Deter Innovation? The Anticommons in Biomedical Research." M. A. Heller, co-author. In Perspectives on Property Law, edited by R. C. Ellickson et al., 159-69. New York: Aspen Law & Business, 2002. (Originally published under the same title in Science 280, no. 5364 (1998): 698-701.)
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  • "Proprietary Rights and the Norms of Science in Biotechnology Research." In The Economics of Science and Innovation, edited by P. E. Stephan and D. B. Audretsch, vol. 1, 357-411. The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, 117. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Pub. Limited, 2000. (Originally published under the same title in Yale L.J. 97, no. 2 (1987): 177-231.)
  • Co-author. "Upstream Patents = Downstream Bottlenecks." M. Heller, co-author. Law Quad. Notes 41, no. 3 (1998): 93-7. (Excepted from "Can Patents Deter Innovation: The Anticommons in Biomedical Research." Science. 280, no. 5364 (1998): 698-701.)
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  • "Patents and the Progress of Science: Exclusive Rights and Experimental Use." Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 23 (1991): 67-136. (Originally published under the same title in U. Chi. L. Rev. 56 (1989): 1017-86.)
  • "Proprietary Rights and the Norms of Science in Biotechnology Research." Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 21 (1989): 29-83. (Originally published under the same title in Yale L. J. 97, no. 2 (1987): 177-231.)

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