Dan L. Burk Chancellor's Professor of Law Publications
, The Orange County Register (Oct. 5, 2011) New patent law’s ethical quandary
The Orange County Register (April 2011) Should it be first to invent or first to file?
, First Monday (online journal) (May 2010) Authorization and governance in virtual worlds
, National Law Journal op-ed (May 2009) (with Mark A. Lemley) Don't Tailor Make Patent Act
, Expert Submission to UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food (March 2009) Contractual and Technical Restrictions of Patent Limitations
, INT. PROP. L. & POL’Y J. 1, Chinese tr. Tang Junfang & He Xiaohua (2009) (with Mark A. Lemley). Policy Levers in Patent Law
, 51 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. (forthcoming 2009) (with Brett H. McDonnell). Trademarks and the Boundaries of the Firm
, 157 U. Penn. L. Rev. 1743 (2009) (with Mark A. Lemley). Fence Posts or Sign Posts? Rethinking Patent Claim Constructon
, 23 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1009 (2008). The Role of Patent Law in Knowledge Codification
, 10 Ethics & Info. Tech. 135 (2008). Information Ethics and the Law of Data Representations
, 18 Fordham Intell. Prop. L.J. (2008). The Mereology of Digital Copyright
, 2007 Utah L. Rev. 587. Method and Madness in Copyright Law
, 1 International Journal of Internet Research Ethics 9 (2008) (with Gove N. Allen & Charles Ess). Ethical Approaches to Robotic Data Gathering in Academic Research
, 26 Va. Tax. Rev. 981 (2007) (with Brett H. McDonnell).
Patents, Tax Shelters, and the Firm
, 12 First Monday (2007). Intellectual Property and Cyberinfrastructure
, 15 J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 183 (2007). Feminism and Dualism in Intellectual Property
, 12 J. Computer Med. Comm'n (2007). Intellectual Property in the Context of e-Science
, 2007 U. Ill. L. Rev. 101 (with Brett H. McDonnell). The Goldilocks Hypothesis: Balancing Intellectual Property Rights at the Boundary of the Firm
, 43 Houston L. Rev. 561 (2006). The Problem of Process in Biotechnology
4 Triple C: Cognition, Communication, Cooperation 239 (2006) (with Tarleton Gillespie). Autonomy and Morality in DRM and Anti-Circumvention Law
, 30 MIS Q. 599 (2006) (with Gove N. Allen & Gordon B. Davis). Academic Data Collection in Electronic Environments: Defining Acceptable Use of Internet Resources
, 14 J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 519 (2006). Copyright and Feminism in Digital Media
, 4 Int'l Rev. Info. Ethics (2005). Electronic Gaming and the Ethics of Information Ownership
, 74 Fordham L. Rev. 537 (2005). Legal and Technical Standards in Digital Rights Management Technology
, 47 Wm & Mary L. Rev. 371 (2005) (with Mark A. Lemley). Inherency
, 55 Syr. L. Rev. 101 (2005). Expression, Selection, Abstraction: Copyright’s Golden Braid
, 92 Cal. L. Rev. 1553 (2004). DNA Rules: Legal & Conceptual Implications of Biological “Lock-Out” Systems
, 9 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 29 (2004) (with Mark A. Lemley). Quantum Patent Mechanics
, 70 U. Chi. L. Rev. 3 (2004). Intellectual Property and the Firm
, 54 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 691 (2004) (with Mark A. Lemley). Biotechnology’s Uncertainty Principle
, 1 J. Int’l Biotech. L. 221 (2004)( with Sara Boettiger). Open Source Patenting
, 6 Minn. J.L. Sci. & Tech. 254 (2004). Legal Constraint of Genetic Use Restriction Technologies
A Clockwork Lemon: Biotechnology in the Federal Circuit, 46 Ariz. L. Rev. 441 (2004).
, 79 Va. L. Rev. 101 (2003) (with Mark A. Lemley). Policy Levers in Patent Law
, 50 UCLA L. Rev. 1095 (2003). Anti-Circumvention Misuse
, 17 Berkeley Tech L.J. 1155 (2003) (with Mark A. Lemley). Is Patent Law Technology-Specific?
Reflections in a Darkling Glass: A Comparative Contemplation of the Harvard College Decision, 40 Canadian Bus. L.J. 219 (2003).
, 4 Ethics & Info. Tech. 109 (2002). Lex Genetica: The Law and Ethics of Programming Biological Code
, 15 Harv. J. L. & Tech. 41 (2001)( with Julie E. Cohen). Fair Use Infrastructure for Copyright Management Systems
, 79 Texas L. Rev. 99 (2000). Patenting Speech
, 4 J. Small & Emerging Bus. L. 27 (2000). The Trouble With Trespass
, 21 Cardozo L. Rev. 121 (1999). Muddy Rules for Cyberspace
, 1999 B.C. Int. Prop. & Tech. F. Cyberlaw and the Norms of Science
Virtual Exit in the Global Information Economy, 73 Chi.-Kent. L. Rev. 143 (1998).
Trademark Doctrines for Global Electronic Commerce, 49 S.C. L. Rev. 695 (1998).
, Cause/Effect, Fall 1998. Ownership Issues in On-Line Use of Institutional Materials
, 1998 J. Info. L. & Tech. (June 30, 1998). Proprietary Rights in Hypertext Linkages
The Milk Free Zone: Federal and Local Interests in Regulating Recombinant bST, 22 Columbia J. Env. L. 227 (1997).
How State Regulation of the Internet Violates the Commerce Clause, 17 CATO J. 147. (1997).
, Cause/Effect, Fall 1997, at 13.
Ownership of Electronic Course Materials in Higher Education
, 1 Va. J.L. & Tech. (Feb. 1, 1997). Jurisdiction in a World Without Borders
, 28 U. Conn. L. Rev. 1095 (1996). Federalism in Cyberspace
Research Misconduct: Deviance, Due Process, and the Disestablishment of Science, 3 Geo. Mason Independent L. Rev. 305 (1995).
, 1 U. Rich. J.L. & Tech. (Apr. 10, 1995). Trademarks Along the Infobahn: A First Look at the Emerging Law of Cybermarks
Genetic Privacy: Constitutional Considerations in Forensic DNA Testing, 3 Geo. Mason U. Civ. Rts. L.J. 201 (1994) (with Jennifer A. Hess).
Biotechnology and Tort Liability: A Strategic Industry at Risk, 55 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 791 (1994) (with Barbara A. Boczar).
Misappropriation of Trade Secrets in Biotechnology Licensing, 4 Alb. L.J. Sci. & Tech. 121 (1994).
Transborder Intellectual Property Issues on the Electronic Frontier, 5 Stan. L. & Pol'y Rev. 9 (1994).
Patents in Cyberspace: Territoriality and Infringement on Global Computer Networks, 68 Tulane L. Rev. 1 (1993).
Patenting Transgenic Human Embryos: A Nonuse Cost Perspective, 30 Houston L. Rev. 1597 (1993).
Protection of Trade Secrets in Outer Space Activity: A Study in Federal Preemption, 23 Seton Hall L. Rev. 560 (1993).
When Scientists Act Like Lawyers: The Problem of "Adversary Science," 33 Jurimetrics J. 363 (1993).
Application of United States Patent Law to Commercial Activity in Outer Space, 6 Santa Clara Comp. & High Tech. L.J. 295 (1991).
Biotechnology and Patent Law: Fitting Innovation to the Procrustean Bed, 17 Rutgers Comp. & Tech. L.J. 1 (1991).
DNA Identification: Possibilities and Pitfalls Revisited, 31 Jurimetrics J. 53 (1990)
Copyrightability of Recombinant DNA Sequences, 29 Jurimetrics J. 469 (1989).
Failure to Prepare: Who's Liable in a Computer Disaster?, 5 Santa Clara Comp. & High Tech. L.J. 19 (1989)(with Lawrence H. Winer).
, in Copyright and Paratext in On-Line Gaming Emerging Ethical Issues of Life in Virtual Worlds (Charles Wankel & Sean Malleck eds., forthcoming 2009).
, in Property Rules, Liability Rules, and Molecular Futures: Bargaining in the Shadow of the Cathedral Gene Patents and Clearing Models: From Concepts to Cases (Geertrui Van Overwalle, ed., 2009).
, in Privacy and Property in the Global Datasphere Information Technology Ethics: Cultural Perspectives (Soraj Hongladarom & Charles Ess, eds., 2006).
, in Designing Optimal Software Patents Intellectual Property Rights in Frontier Industries: Software and Biotechnology 81 (Robert Hahn, ed., 2005) (with Mark A. Lemley).
Feminism and Copyright in Digital Media, in Intellectual Property Rights in a Networked World: Theory and Practice 161 (Richard A. Spinello & Herman T. Tavani eds., 2004).
Legal Consequences of the Cyberspatial Metaphor, in Internet Research Annual Vol. 1: Selected Papers From the Association of Internet Researchers Conferences 2000-2002 17 (Mia Consalvo et al., eds., 2003).
American Internet Users and Privacy: A Safe Harbor of Their Own?, in Society Online: The Internet in Context 275 (Philip E.N. Howard & Steve Jones, eds., 2003) (with Doreen Starke-Meyering & Laura J. Gurak).
, in Federalism in Cyberspace Revisited Who Rules the Net? Essays on Internet Governance and Jurisdiction 119 (Adam Theier & Wayne Crews, eds., 2003).
Biotechnology’s Uncertainty Principle, in Perspectives on Properties of the Human Genome Project: Advances in Genetics, Vol. 50, 305 (F. Scott Kieff ed., 2003) (with Mark A. Lemley).
Anti-Circumvention Misuse, in Rethinking Rights and Regulations: Institutional Responses to New Communication Technologies 279 (Lorrie Cranor & Steve Wildman eds., 2003).
, in Intellectual Property Issues in Electronic Collaboration Electronic Collaboration in Science: Progress in Neuroinformatics, Vol. 2 (S. Koslow & M. Huerta eds., 2000).
Muddy Rules for Cyberspace, in Telephony, the Internet, and the Media: Selected Papers from the 1997 Telecommunications Policy and Research Conference (J. MacKie-Mason & D. Waterman, eds. 1998).
The Market for Digital Piracy, in Borders in Cyberspace: Information Policy and the Global Information Infrastructure 205 (B. Kahin & C. Nesson eds., 1997).
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Dan L. Burk's CV
Stanford Law School, J.S.M., 1994
Arizona State University, J.D., 1990
Northwestern University, M.S., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry,
Brigham Young University, B.S., Microbiology, 1985