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Jessica D. Litman

Jessica D. Litman

John F. Nickoll Professor of Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 1984-1990, 2006-


​Publications

Forthcoming | Books | Book Chapters | Journal Articles | Reviews
Other Publications | Reprints | Works in Progress & Working Papers

Forthcoming

  •  "What We Don't See When We See Copyright as Property." Cambridge L.J. 77, no. 3 (Forthcoming, November 2018).
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Books

  • Trademark and Unfair Competition Law: Cases and Materials. 6th ed. J. C. Ginsberg and M. L. Kevlin, co-authors. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2017.
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  • Digital Copyright. Revised ed. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library, 2017. 
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  • Co-editor. Trademark and Unfair Competition Law: Cases and Materials. 5th ed. J. C. Ginsburg and M. L. Kevlin, co-editors. New Providence, N.J.: LexisNexis, 2013.
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  • Trademark and Unfair Competition Law: Cases and Materials. 4th ed. J. C. Ginsburg and M. L. Kevlin, co-authors. University Casebook Series. New York: Foundation Press, 2007.
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  • Digital Copyright. 2nd ed. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2006.
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  • Trademark and Unfair Competition Law: Cases and Materials. 3rd ed. J. C. Ginsburg and M. L. Kevlin, co-authors. New York: Foundation Press, 2001. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Digital Copyright. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2001. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Trademark and Unfair Competition Law: Cases and Materials. 2nd ed. J. C. Ginsburg et al., co-authors. Charlottesville, Va.: Michie, 1996. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Book Chapters

  • "Fetishizing Copies." In Copyright in An Age of Limitations and Exceptions, edited by R. Okediji, 107-31. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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  • "The Story of Sony v. Universal Studios: Mary Poppins Meets the Boston Strangler." In Intellectual Property Stories, edited by J. C. Ginsburg and R. C. Dreyfuss, 358-94. New York: Foundation Press, 2006.
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  • "The Breadth of the Anti-Trafficking Provisions and the Moral High Ground." In Adjuncts and Alternatives to Copyright: ALAI Congress, June 13-17, 2001, New York, U.S.A., edited by J. C. Ginsburg and J. M. Besek, 456-65. New York. New York: ALAI-USA, 2002. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Electronic Commerce and Free Speech." In The Commodification of Information, edited by N. Elkin-Korin and N. W. Netanel, 23-42. Information Law Series, 11. The Hague, The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2002. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Digital Copyright and Information Policy." In Globalization of Intellectual Property in the 21st Century: Europe, Asia, and the Internet, edited by K. M Hill, E. Fukumoto, T. Takenaka, and D. Van Winkle, 299-309. Center for the Advanced Study and Research on Intellectual Property (CASRIP) Publication Series, no. 4. Seattle, Wash.: CASRIP, University of Washington School of Law, 1998. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "New Copyright Paradigms." In Growing Pains: Adapting Copyright for Libraries, Education, and Society, edited by L. N. Gasaway, 63-84. Littleton, Colo.: F. B. Rothman, 1997. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Journal Articles


Reprints (Articles and other publications reprinted in full and Law Quadrangle)

  • "Notes, The Problem of Functional Features: Trade Dress Infringement Under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act." In Trademark and Unfair Competition Law, edited by G. B. Dinwoodie and M. D. Janis. Volume II: Doctrinal Debates. Critical Concepts in Intellectual Property Law. (Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014): 313-33. (Originally published under the same title in Colum. L. Rev. 82, no. 1 (1982): 77-97.)
  • "Breakfast with Batman: The Public Interest in the Advertising Age." In Trademark and Unfair Competition Law, edited by G. B. Dinwoodie and M. D. Janis. Volume I: Themes and Theories. Critical Concepts in Intellectual Property Law. (Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014): 525-43. (Originally published under the same title in Yale L.J. 108, no. 7 (1999): 1717-35.)
  • "Antibiotic Resistance." In Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts Handbook. 2013 ed., 247. Eagan, Minn.: West, 2013. (Originally published under the same title in Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 30, no. 1 (2012): 53-72.)
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  • "Copyright as Myth." In The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Rights, edited by C. May, vol. 2, 582-96. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar, 2010. (Originally published under same title in U. Pitt. L. Rev. 53, no. 1 (1991): 235-49.)
  • "Sharing and Stealing." Anuario andino de derechos intelectuales 4 (2008): 453-91. (Originally published under the same title in Hastings Comm. & Ent. L.J. 27, no. 1 (2004-2005) 1-50.)
  • "Creative Reading." In Creativity and Originality: Copyright Dilemma, edited by A. Vavili, 121-33. Hyderabad, India: Amicus Books, The Icfai University Press, 2008. (Originally published under the same title in Law & Contemp. Probs. 70, no. 2 (2007): 175-83.)
  • "Choosing Metaphors." In Originality, Imitation, and Plagiarism: Teaching Writing in the Digital Age, edited by C. Eisner and M. Vicinus, 13-26. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2008. (Originally published in Digital Copyright. 2nd ed., by Jessica Litman, 77-88. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2006.)
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  • "Sharing and Stealing." In Law and Society Approaches to Cyberspace, edited by P. S. Berman, 421-70. The International Library of Essays in Law and Society. London: Ashgate, 2007. (Originally published under the same title in Hastings Comm. & Ent. L.J. 27, no. 1 (2004-2005): 1-50.)
  • "Breakfast With Batman: The Public Interest in the Advertising Age." In Intellectual Property Rights: Critical Concepts in Law, edited by D. Vaver, Vol. IV, 122-40. New York: Routledge, 2006. (This chapter was originally published under the same title in Yale L.J. 108, no. 7 (1999): 1717-35.)
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  • "Revising Copyright Law for the Information Age." In Copy Fights: The Future of Intellectual Property in the Information Age, edited by A. Thierer and W. Crews, 125-45. Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute, 2002. (Originally published under the same title in Or. L. Rev. 75 (1996): 19-48. Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "The Public Domain." In A Copyright Anthology: The Technology Frontier, edited by R. H. Chused, 2-19. Cincinnati, Ohio: Anderson Pub. Co., 1998. (Originally published under the same title in Emory L.J. 39 (1990): 965-1023. Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • "Revising Copyright Law for the Information Age." In A Copyright Anthology: The Technology Frontier, edited by R. H. Chused, 226-38. Cincinnati, Ohio: Anderson Pub. Co., 1998. (Originally published under the same title in Or. L. Rev. 75 (1996): 19-48. Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • "Copyright Legislation and Technological Change." In A Copyright Anthology: The Technology Frontier, edited by R. H. Chused, 59-81. Cincinnati, Ohio: Anderson Pub. Co., 1998. (Originally published under the same title in Or. L. Rev. 68 (1989): 275-361. Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • "Revising Copyright Law for the Information Age." In The Internet and Telecommunications Policy: Selected Papers from the 1995 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, edited by G. W. Brock and G. L. Rosston, 271-96. Telecommunications. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1996. (Originally published under the same title in Or. L. Rev. 75 (1996). Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • "Copyright Legislation and Technological Change." Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 23 (1991): 423-509. (Originally published under the same title in Or. L. Rev. 68 (1989): 275-361. Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • "Copyright, Compromise and Legislative History." Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 21 (1989): 397-444. (Originally published under the same title in Cornell L. Rev. 72 (1987): 857-904.)

    • Forthcoming | Books | Book Chapters | Journal Articles | Reviews
      Other Publications | Reprints | Works in Progress & Working Papers

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