Peter S. Menell

Books

Special Journals

Articles

Amicus Briefs

Books

Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age
(Aspen Law & Business, 6th ed. 2012), with Robert P. Merges, Peter S. Menell and Mark Lemley (along with 2013 Case and Statutory Supplement and Teacher’s Manual).

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Text: ISBN 9781454820093

Statutory Supplement: ISBN 1454827904 | Teacher’s Manual: free; for law professors only

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Software and Internet Law
(Aspen Law & Business, 3rd ed. 2006), with Mark Lemley, Peter S. Menell, Robert P. Merges, and Pamela Samuelson (along with Teacher’s Manual)

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Text: ISBN 0-7355-3654-6 ($83.00)

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Environmental Law
(International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory: Second Series)
(Ashgate Publishing 2002).

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The ordering information is: ISBN 0-7546-2134-0 ($245.00)

Property Law and Policy: A Comparative Institutional Perspective
(Foundation Press, 1998), with John P. Dwyer. (Along with Teacher's Manual).

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The ordering information is: ISBN 1-56662-533-5 ($79.50)

Environmental Law and Policy
(Aspen Law & Business 1994), with Richard B. Stewart.
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Text: ISBN 0-31655-157-0 ($82.00)
Casenote Legal Brief: ISBN 0-87457-222-3 ($23.95)


Special Journals (Founder and Supervising Prefessor)

Annual Review of Law and Technology, Berkeley Technology Law Journal (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003).

Annual Review of Environmental and Natural Resource Law, Ecology Law Quarterly (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002).


Articles

Patent Case Management Judicial Guide (with L. Pasahow, J. Pooley, and M. Powers) (Federal Judicial Center, forthcoming 2008)

Intellectual Property and the Law of Land, 30, Regulation No. 4, p. 64 (Winter 2008)

Knowledge Access and Preservation Policy in the Digital Age, 44 Houston Law Review 1013 (2007)

Intellectual Property and the Property Rights Movement, 30 Regulation No. 3, p. 36 (Fall 2007)

Intellectual Property Law, chapter in Handbook of Law and Economics (with S. Scotchmer), edited by A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell (2007)

Legal Realism in Action: Indirect Copyright Liability's Continuing Tort Framework and Sony's De Facto Demise (with D. Nimmer) (forthcoming UCLA L. Rev. 2007)

The Property Rights Movement's Embrace of Intellectual Property: True Love or Doomed Relationship?, 34 Ecology Law Quarterly 713 (2007)

Unwinding Sony 95 Cal L Rev 941 (2007) (with D. Nimmer)

Bankruptcy Treatment of Intellectual Property Assets, Berkeley Technology Law Journal (2007)

Economic Aspects of Intellectual Property, in Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives, Sage Publications (2006)

Intellectual Property, chapter in Handbook of Law and Economics, edited by A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell (forthcoming 2007) (with S. Scotchmer)

Copyright's "Staple Article of Commerce Doctrine": Patently Misguided, 53 Journal of the Copyright Society 365 (2006) (with D. Nimmer).

Regulating Spyware: The Limitations of State "Laboratories" and the Case for Federal Preemption of State Unfair Competition Laws, 20 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 1363 (2005)

Indirect Copyright Liability: A Re-examination of Sony's Staple Article of Commerce Doctrine, 20 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 511 (2005) (Amicus Curiae brief submitted in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., et al., v. Grokster, Ltd., et al. (U.S. Supreme Court)).

Bankruptcy Treatment of Copyrights, Chapter 19A of Nimmer on Copyright (2005)

The Rise of Internet Interest Group Politics, 19 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 1 (2004) (with A. Burstein and W. DeVries).

An Economic Assessment of Market-Based Approaches to Regulating the Municipal Solid Waste Stream, in "Markets for Environmental Protection: Assessing the Evidence on Effectiveness" (Jody Freeman and Charles Kolstad (eds.) Oxford Univ. Press) (forthcoming 2005)

Pre-existing Confusion in Copyright's Work-for-Hire Doctrine, 50 Journal of the Copyright Society 399 (2003) (with D. Nimmer & D. McGimsey).

Envisioning Copyright Law's Digital Future 46 N.Y. Law School Law Review 63 (2002-03).

Reunifying Property, 46 St. Louis University Law Journal 599 (2002) (with J. Dwyer).

Sound Recordings, Works for Hire, and the Termination-of-Transfers Time Bomb, 49 Journal of the Copyright Society 387 (2001) (with D. Nimmer).

Intellectual Property, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2001).

Property, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2001).

Foreword, Annual Review of Environmental and Natural Resource Law, 28 Ecology Law Quarterly 225 (2001) (with J. Brax).

Foreword, Annual Review of Law & Technology, 16 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 1 (2001) (with C. Cretsinger).

Foreword, Annual Review of Environmental and Natural Resource Law, 27 Ecology Law Quarterly 541 (2000).

Economic Implications of State Sovereign Immunity from Infringement of Federal Intellectual Property Rights, 33 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 1399 (2000).

Intellectual Property: General Theories, Encyclopedia of Law & Economics: Volume II (2000) (Boudewijn Bouckaert and Gerrit de Geest (eds)) Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

Foreword, Annual Review of Environmental and Natural Resource Law, 26 Ecology Law Quarterly 679 (1999).

An Epitaph for Traditional Copyright Protection of Network Features of Computer Software, 43 Antitrust Bulletin 651 (Fall-Winter 1998).

Regulation of Toxic Substances, The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, (1998).

Educating Consumers about the Environment: Labels versus Prices, in Law and Economics of the Environment (Roger van den Bergh and Erling Eide (eds), Centre for Advanced Study, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters) (Juridisk Forlag Publisher) (1996).

The Uneasy Case for Ecolabelling, 4 Review of European Community and International Environmental Law (RECIEL) 304 (1995).

Applying Fundamental Copyright Principles in Lotus Development Corp. v. Borland International Inc., 10 High Technology Law Journal (now the Berkeley Technology Law Journal) 177 (1995) (with D. Karjala).

Structuring a Federal Market-Oriented Eco-Information Policy, 54 Maryland Law Review 1435 (1995).

The Basic Issue in Lotus v. Borland, in J. Strauss (ed.) Current Issues in Intellectual Property (International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP), Ljubljana Proceedings) (Slovenian Intellectual Property Office, 1995) (with Dennis Karjala).

The Challenges of Reforming Intellectual Property Protection for Computer Software, 94 Columbia Law Review 2644 (1994).

Eco-Information Policy: A Comparative Institutional Perspective, Stanford Law and Economics, Working Paper Series, April 1993.

Using Economic Incentives to Regulate the Municipal Solid Waste Stream, 17 Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance 485 (1992).

Institutional Fantasylands: From Scientific Management to Free Market Environmentalism, 15 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 489 (1992). (Reprinted in Robert Fischman, Maxine Lipeles, and Mark Squillace, An Environmental Law Anthology (1995)).

The Limitations of Legal Institutions for Addressing Environmental Risks, 5 Journal of Economic Perspectives 93 (1991).

Optimal Multi-Tier Regulation: An Application to Municipal Solid Waste (ENRP Project 88/Round II Project Report 91-03, Center for Science and International Affairs, Environment and Natural Resources Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University).

Legal Advising on Corporate Structure in the New Era of Environmental Liability, 1990-3 Columbia Business Law Review 399 (1991).

Beyond the Throwaway Society: An Incentive Approach to Regulating Municipal Solid Waste, 17 Ecology Law Quarterly 655 (1990). Selected as one of the best environmental law articles published in 1990-91. Reprinted in 23 Land Use and Environment Law Review (1992).

An Analysis of the Scope of Copyright Protection for Application Programs, 41 Stanford Law Review 1045 (1989). Selected by the editors of Intellectual Property Law Review as one of the best intellectual property articles published in 1989.

Tailoring Legal Protection for Computer Software, 39 Stanford Law Review 1329 (1987). Selected by the editors of Intellectual Property Law Review as one of the best intellectual property articles published in 1987.

Liability of Parent Corporations for Hazardous Waste Cleanup and Damages, 99 Harvard Law Review 986 (1986).

A Note on Private versus Social Incentives to Sue in a Costly Legal System, 12 Journal of Legal Studies 41 (1983).

Economic Implications of ERISA, in Bodie, Z. & Shoven, J. (eds.) Financial Aspects of the United States Pension System 37 (U. Chi. Press, 1983) (with J. Bulow & M. Scholes).


Amicus Briefs

Brief Amicus Curiae of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., et al., v. Grokster, Ltd., et al. (2005).

Brief Amicus Curiae of Lotus Development Corp. v. Borland International (1995).