Paul David
U. of Oxford & Stanford U.



(Monday, 19th May 2008)

Title : New moves in 'legal jujitsu' to combat the anti-commons -- Mitigating IPR constraints on innovation by a 'bottom-up' approach to sytemic institutional reform

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Bibliographical references :

P. A. David, “Do ‘Good Fences’ Really Make ‘Good Neighbours’ in Science? Digital Technologies, Collaborative Research on the Internet and the EC’s Push for Protection of Intellectual Property,” in IPR Aspects of Internet Collaborations, EC/Community Research Working Paper, EUR 19456, April 2001.

P. A. David, “The Economic Logic of ‘Open Science’ and the Balance between Private Property Rights and the Public Domain in Scientific Data and Information: A Primer,” in The Role of the Public Domain in Scientific and Technical Data and Information: A National Research Council Symposium, J. Esanu and P. F. Uhlir, eds., Washington, D.C.: Academy Press, 2003.

P. A. David, “Can ‘Open Science’ be Protected from the Evolving Regime of Intellectual Property Rights Protections,” Journal of Theoretical and Institutional Economics, 160, 2004: pp.1-26
[Available at:]

P. A. David, “Koyaanisqatsi in Cyberspace: The economics of an ‘out-of-balance’ regime of private property rights in data and information,” in International Public Goods and Technology Transfers under a Globalized International Property Regime, eds. K. Maskus and J. Reichmann. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
[Revision of March 2003 paper, available at:].

P. A. David “Reflections on the Patent System and IPR Protection in the Past, Present and Future,” Interviews for the Future – From the EPO Scenarios Project (With a Preface by A. Pompidou). Munich: European Patent Office,. 2006, pp. 115-140.

P. A. David and B. H. Hall, “Property and the Pursuit of Knowledge: An Introduction,” Research Policy, 35 (June-July) [Special Issue, Guest-edited by P. A. David and B. H. Hall] 2006.

P. A. David and M. Spence, “Designing Institutional Infrastructures for e-Science,” Forthcoming in Legal and Policy Franework for e-Research, Brian Fitzgerald, ed., Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney Press, 2008 [Available as SIEPR Discussion Paper No. 07-023 (December 2007) at:]

C. E. Bagley and G. Clarkson, “Adverse Possession for Intellectual Property,” Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, 16(2), Spring 2003.

G. Clarkson, “Objective Identification of Patent Thickets,” Harvard Business School Working Paper, version 3.9, 2004.

M. A. Lemly and C. Shapiro, “Patent Hold-up and Royalty-Stacking,” Texas Law Review, 2007.
[Available at:].

J. Lerner and J. Tirole, “Efficient Patent Pools,” NBER Working Paper, 2002.

C. Shapiro, “Navigating the Patent Thicket: Cross Licenses, Patent Pools, and Standard Setting,” Innovation Policy and the Economy, 1, 2000: pp. 119-150.