Katherine Strandburg is the Alfred B. Engelberg Professor of Law at New York
University School of Law, where she teaches intellectual property law, cyberlaw, and
information privacy law. Her research interests are in patent law, including the
empirical study of the patent citation network using statistical physics techniques;
science and technology policy; and information privacy law. She has authored several
amicus briefs to the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit on patent issues. Professor
Strandburg obtained her law degree from the University of Chicago Law School with high
honors in 1995 and served as a law clerk to the Hon. Richard D. Cudahy of the U.S. Court
of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Prior to her legal career, Strandburg was a research
physicist at Argonne National Laboratory, having received her Ph.D. from Cornell
University in 1984. 

User and Collaborative Innovation

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Derogatory to Professional Character? Physician Innovation and Patents as Boundary-Spanning Mechanisms, New York University Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers (2013)

This Article suggests that the historical evolution of physician patenting norms can be understood from...

 

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Intellectual Property at the Boundary, New York University Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers (2013)

Significant creative work – whether or not for commercial purposes – takes place in creative...

 

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Reply: The Complexity of Commons (with Michael J. Madison and Brett M. Frischmann), New York University Law and Economics Working Papers (2010)

Constructing Commons in the Cultural Environment, and responses to that article by Professors Thráinn Eggertsson,...

 

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Constructing Commons in the Cultural Environment (with Michael J. Madison and Brett M. Frischmann), Cornell Law Review (2010)

This Article sets out a framework for investigating sharing and resource pooling arrangements for information...

 

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Evolving Innovation Paradigms and the Global Intellectual Property Regime, Connecticut Law Review (2009)

Since the negotiation of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS) in 1994,...

 

Information Privacy Law

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Free Fall: the Online Market's Consumer Preference Disconnect, New York University Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers (2013)

Do Internet users “pay” for online products and services with personal data? The common analogy...

 

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Freedom of Association in a Networked World: First Amendment Regulation of Relational Surveillance, Boston College Law Review (2008)

Recent controversies about the National Security Agency's warrantless wiretapping of international calls have overshadowed equally...

 

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Freedom of Association in a Networked World: First Amendment Regulation of Relational Surveillance, Boston College Law Review (2008)

Recent controversies about the National Security Agency's warrantless wiretapping of international calls have somewhat overshadowed...

 

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Surveillance of Emergent Associations: Freedom of Association in a Network Society, Digital Privacy: Theory, Technologies, and Practices (2007)

Recent events have combined to bring of the prospect of using communications traffic data to...

 

Patent Law

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Much Ado About Preemption, New York University Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers (2013)

Preemption has emerged as the leading contender for conceptual grounding of the patentable subject matter...

 

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Patent Fair Use 2.0, New York University Law and Economics Working Papers (2011)

It is time to update the idea of “patent fair use” to account for the...

 

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Panel I: Cross-Licensing and Injunctions -- The Interplay Between Big Business, Small Business, and Non-Practicing Inventors (with Lisa M. Ferri, John M. Griem, and Jonathan Putnam), Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal (2009)
 

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Patent Carrots and Sticks: An Economic Model of Nonobviousness (with Michael J. Meurer), Lewis and Clark Law Review (2008)

The authors develop an informal model of the impact of the nonobviousness standard on the...

 

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What If There Were a Business Method User Exemption to Patent Infringement?, Michigan State Law Review (2008)

The Federal Circuit’s decision in State Street Bank & Trust Co. v. Signature Financial Group...

 

Network Science

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Patent Citation Networks Revisited: Signs of a Twenty-First Century Change (with Gabor Csardi, Laszlo Zalanyi, Jan Tobochnik, and Peter Erdi), North Carolina Law Review (2009)

This Article reports an empirical study of the network composed of patent “nodes” and citation...

 

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Law and the Science of Networks: An Overview and an Application to the "Patent Explosion" (with Gabor Csardi, Jan Tobochnik, Peter Erdi, and Laszlo Zalanyi), Berkeley Technology Law Journal (2007)

The network may be the metaphor of the present era. A network, consisting of “nodes”...

 

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Modeling Innovation by a Kinetic Description of the Patent Citation System (with Gabor Csardi, Jan Tobochnik, Peter Erdi, and Laszlo Zalanyi), Physica A (2007)

This paper reports results of a network theory approach to the study of the United...

 

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Estimating the Dynamics of Kernel-Based Evolving Networks (with Gabor Csardi, Laszlo Zalanyi, Jan Tobochnik, and Peter Erdi), PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPLEX SYSTEMS (2006)

In this paper we present the application of a novel methodology to scientific citation and...

 

Network Science and Law: A Sales Pitch and an Application to the "Patent Explosion", ExpressO (2006)

The network may be the technological metaphor of the present era. A network, consisting of...

 

Technology Transfer and University Research Policy

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Norms and the Sharing of Research Materials and Tacit Knowledge, Working Within the Boundaries of Intellectual Property (2009)

As discussed in Wesley Cohen’s chapter in this volume, recent empirical studies have documented that...

 

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User Innovator Community Norms at the Boundary Between Academic and Industrial Research, Fordham Law Review (2009)

In this essay, I consider norms of sharing research tools and materials in what has...

 

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Technology Transfer and An Information View of Universities: A Conceptual Framework For Academic Freedom, Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer and the University Mission (with Patrick L. Jones) (2006)

In this Article, we provide a conceptual framework for technology transfer grounded in the fundamental...

 

Curiosity-Driven Research and University Technology Transfer, ADVANCES IN THE STUDY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP, INNOVATION, AND ECONOMIC GROWTH (2005)

The rise in university patenting has provoked concerns about the effects that increasing university entanglements...

 

Other

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Rounding the Corner on Trade Dress: A Tribute to the Jurisprudence of Judge Richard D. Cudahy, New York University Law and Economics Working Papers (2013)

Judge Richard Cudahy’s dissenting opinion in the 1993 trade dress case, Kohler Co. v. Moen...

 

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Intellectual Property and Public Health – A White Paper (with Ryan G. Vacca, James Ming Chen, Jay Dratler Jr., Thomas Folsom, Timothy S. Hall, Yaniv Heled, Frank A. Pasquale, Elizabeth A. Reilly, Jeffery Samuels, Kara W. Swanson, Andrew W. Torrance, and Katharine A. Van Tassel), Faculty Scholarship (2013)

On October 26, 2012, the University of Akron School of Law’s Center for Intellectual Property...

 

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Rand Patents and Exclusion Orders: Submission of 19 Economics and Law Professors to the International Trade Commission (with Colleen Chien, Richard J. Gilbert, Carl Shapiro, Thomas F. Cotter, Stefania Fusco, Shubha Ghosh, Eric Goldman, Dan L. Burk, Daniel R. Cahoy, Michael A. Carrier, Jorge L. Contreras, Joseph Scott Miller, Michael Risch, Jason Schultz, Ted M. Sichelman, Arti K. Rai, Esther Van Zimmerman, and Christal Sheppard), Faculty Publications (2012)

In this comment to ITC Investigation 337-TA-745 (Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Motorola v. Apple) we,...