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Program News

ND Law hosts roundtable on copyright's impact in music industry

Leading copyright scholars gathered at Notre Dame Law School on October 26 to discuss Glynn Lunney’s book, Copyright’s Excess: Money and Music in the U.S. Recording Industry. Lunney is a professor of law at Texas A&M University School of Law.

Copyright in the United States has rested on a simple premise: more copyright will lead to more money for copyright owners, and more money will lead to more original works of authorship.…

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Featured Research: Trademarks and Digital Goods

Mckenna Mark

The question of whether we should treat digital files as relevant goods is ultimately one of policy. Digital files should only be treated as goods when consumers interact with them in a manner similar to their interactions with physical goods.

Professor Mark McKenna in new research, Trademarks and Digital Goods, argues that digital files should be treated as goods only when their origin is material to consumers. Therefore, a world of greater digitization might be a world in which trademark law has less relevance relative to design patent and copyright

 

Events

Taking Stock of Behavioral Law and Economics

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Notre Dame Global Gateway in London

LAMB will host a workshop entitled "Taking Stock of Behavioral Law and Economics" at the Notre Dame Global Gateway in London. The conference will revolve around Eyal Zamir and Doron Teichman's book "Behavioral Law and Economics". The book gives a state-of-the-art overview of the field through a survey of the entire body of psychological research that lies at the basis of behavioral analysis of the law and evaluates their methodology. The book then provides a systematic and critical examination of the contributions of behavioral studies to all major fields of law.…

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Taking Stock of Behavioral Law and Economics

Friday, December 14, 2018

Notre Dame Global Gateway in London

LAMB will host a workshop entitled "Taking Stock of Behavioral Law and Economics" at the Notre Dame Global Gateway in London. The conference will revolve around Eyal Zamir and Doron Teichman's book "Behavioral Law and Economics". The book gives a state-of-the-art overview of the field through a survey of the entire body of psychological research that lies at the basis of behavioral analysis of the law and evaluates their methodology. The book then provides a systematic and critical examination of the contributions of behavioral studies to all major fields of law.…

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