Brauneis, Robert

GW Law Faculty Publications

January 2, 2022

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Copyright: A Contemporary Approach (2nd ed., West Acad. Publ'n, 2018) (with Roger E. Schechter).
     First edition published in 2012.

Transforming Document Recordation at the United States Copyright Office: A Report to the Register of Copyrights (U.S. Copyright Off., 2014). 

Intellectual Property Protection of Fact-based Works: Copyright and Its Alternatives (Robert F. Brauneis ed., Edward Elgar Publ'n, 2009). 

Patents and Technological Progress in a Globalized World: Liber Amicorum Joseph Straus (Springer, 2009) (with Wolrad Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont et al.). 

Federal Court Rulings Involving State, Local, and Tribal Governments: Calendar Year 1994 (Advisory Comm'n on Intergovernmental Rels., 1995). 


Copyright, Music, and Race: The Case of Mirror Cover Recordings, in The Cambridge Handbook of Intellectual Property and Social Justice 183 (Steven D. Jamar & Lateef Mtima eds., Cambridge Univ. Press, forthcoming 2023).

Understanding Copyright's First Encounter with the Fine Arts: A Look at the Legislative History of the Copyright Act of 1870, 71 Case W. Rsrv. L. Rev. 585 (2020).

How Much Should Being Accommodate Becoming?  Copyright in Dynamic and Permeable Art, 43 Colum J. L. & Arts 381 (2020).

Monopolizing Matratzen Malaga:  The Mistreatment of Distinctiveness of Foreign Terms in EU and US Trademark Law, 2018 GRUR Int’l 1118 (with Anke Moerland).

Algorithmic Transparency for the Smart City, 20 Yale J. L. & Tech. 103 (2018) (with Ellen P. Goodman).

An Empirical Study of the Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Age of Copyright Registrants, 86 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 46 (2018) (with Dotan Oliar).

Parodies, Photocopies, Recusals, and Alternate Copyright Histories:  The Two Deadlocked Supreme Court Fair Use Cases, 68 Syracuse L. Rev. 7 (2018).

Properly Funding the Copyright Office:  The Case for Significantly Differentiated Fees, 64 J. Copyright Soc’y U.S.A. 451 (2017).

A Brief Illustrated Chronicle of Retroactive Copyright Term Extension, 62 J. Copyright Soc’y U.S.A. 479 (2015).

Musical Work Copyright for the Era of Digital Sound Technology: Looking Beyond Composition and Performance, 17 Tul. J. Tech. & Intell. Prop. 1 (2014).

National Treatment in Copyright and Related Rights: How Much Work Does It Do?, in The Principle of National Treatment in International Economic Law: Trade, Investment and Intellectual Property 248 (Anselm Kamperman Sanders ed., 2014).

Foreword: The Uneasy Case for Copyright: Lessons of Approach and Attitude, 79 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1631 (2011).

The Myth of BUICK Aspirin: An Empirical Study of Trademark Dilution by Product and Trade Names, 32 Cardozo L. Rev. 2533 (2011) (with Paul J. Heald).

Trademark Infringement, Trademark Dilution, and the Decline in Sharing of Famous Brand Names: An Introduction and Empirical Study, 59 Buff. L. Rev. 141 (2011) (with Paul Heald).

Copyright and the World's Most Popular Song, 56 J. Copyright Soc’y U.S.A. 335 (2009).

The Debate Over Copyright in News and Its Effect on Originality Doctrine, in Intellectual Property of Fact-based Works: Copyright and Its Alternatives 39 (Edward Elgar, 2009).

The Transformation of Originality in the Progressive-era Debate over Copyright in News, 27 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 321 (2009).

Geographic Trademarks and the Protection of Competitor Communication, 96 Trademark Rep. 782 (2006) (with Roger E. Schechter).

Eastern Enterprises, Phillips, Money and the Limited Role of the Just Compensation Clause in Protecting Property 'in its Larger and Juster Meaning', 51 Ala. L. Rev. 937 (2000).

The First Constitutional Tort: The Remedial Revolution in Nineteenth-Century State Just Compensation Law, 52 Vand. L. Rev. 57 (1999).

Treanor's Mahon,  86 Geo. L.J. 907 (1998).

The Foundation of our 'Regulatory Takings' Jurisprudence: The Myth and Meaning of Justice Holmes' Opinion in Pennsylvania Coal v. Mahon, 106 Yale L.J. 613 (1996).

Municipal Development Exactions, the Rational Nexus Test, and the Federal Constitution, 102 Harv. L. Rev. 992 (1989).


Book Review, 42 Am. J. Legal Hist. 453 (1998) (reviewing Robert Mennel & Christine Compston, Holmes and Frankfurter: Their Correspondence, 1912-1934 (1996)).