Faculty Profiles

Neil Netanel

Neil W. Netanel

Pete Kameron Endowed Chair in Law
B.A. Yale, 1976
J.D. UC, Berkeley, 1980
J.S.D. Stanford, 1998
UCLA Faculty Since 2004

Books

From Maimonides to Microsoft; The Jewish Law of Copyright Since the Birth of Print (with David Nimmer). Oxford University Press (forthcoming 2014).
The Development Agenda: Global Intellectual Property and Developing Countries (edited by Neil Weinstock Netanel). Oxford University Press (2008). Amazon (purchase) | Barnes & Noble (purchase)
Copyright's Paradox. Oxford University Press (2008). Amazon (purchase) | Barnes & Noble (purchase)
The Commodification of Information (edited by Neil Weinstock Netanel and Niva Elkin-Koren). Kluwer Law International (2002).

Articles and Chapters

First Amendment Constraints on Copyright after Golan v. Holder, 60(5) UCLA Law Review 1082 (2013). Full Text
Making Sense of Fair Use, 15 Lewis & Clark Law Review 715-771 (2011). The database and data coding sheet upon which this empirical study is based are available online: Database; Coding Sheet; Article
Is Copyright Property?; The Debate in Jewish Law (with David Nimmer), 12(1) Theoretical Inquiries in Law 217 (2011). Full Text
Shimush Hogen Yisraeli Me-Nikudat Mabat Amerikanit [Israeli Fair Use from an American Perspective], in Yotzrim Zkhuyot: Kriyot Be-Khok Zkhut Yotzrim [Creating Rights: Readings in Copyright Law] (edited by Michael Birnhack & Guy Pessach, Nevo Press, 2009). [in Hebrew] Full Text
The WIPO Development Agenda and Its Development Policy Context, in The Development Agenda; Global Intellectual Property and Developing Countries (edited by Neil W. Netanel, Oxford University Press, 2008). Full Text
New Media in Old Bottles? Barron's Contextual First Amendment and Copyright in the Digital Age, 76 George Washington Law Review 952-985 (2008). Full Text
Why Has Copyright Expanded? Analysis and Critique, in New Directions in Copyright Law, vol. 6 (edited by Fiona Macmillan, Edward Elgar, 2008). Full Text
Introduction, in Copyright's Paradox (Oxford University Press, 2008). Full Text
Maharam of Padua v. Giustiniani; the Sixteenth-Century Origins of the Jewish Law of Copyright, 44 Houston Law Review 821-70 (2007). Full Text
Temptations of the Walled Garden: Digital Rights Management and Mobile Phone Carriers, 6 Journal on Telecommunications & High Technology Law 77-100 Full Text
Copyright and "Market Power" in the Marketplace of Ideas, in Antitrust, Patents and Copyright (edited by Howard Shelanski & Francois Leveque, Edward Elgar, 2005). Full Text
Copyright and the First Amendment; What Eldred Misses – and Portends, in Copyright and Free Speech: Comparative and International Analyses (edited by Jonathan Griffiths and Dr. Uma Suthersanen, Oxford University Press, 2005). Full Text
Impose a Noncommercial Use Levy to Allow Free Peer-to-Peer File Sharing, 17 Harvard Journal of Law & Technology 1-84 (2003). Full Text
Introduction: The Commodification of Information (with Niva Elkin-Koren), in The Commodification of Information (edited by Niva Elkin-Koren & Neil Weinstock Netanel, Kluwer Law International, 2002).
The Commercial Mass Media's Continuing Fourth Estate Role, in The Commodification of Information (edited by Neil Weinstock Netanel and Niva Elkin-Koren, Kluwer Law International, 2002).
TRIPS Interpretation and Dispute Settlement Panel Report on U.S. Copyright Act §110(5), 7 International Intellectual Property Law & Policy 74-1 (2002).
Locating Copyright Within the First Amendment Skein, 54 Stanford Law Review 1-86 (2001). Full Text
Book Review: Cyberspace 2.0, 79 Texas Law Review 447-491Reviewing Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace, by Lawrence Lessig, and The Control Revolution: How the Internet is Putting Individuals in Charge and Changing the World We Know, by Andrew L. Shapiro. Full Text
Market Hierarchy and Copyright in Our System of Free Expression, 53 Vanderbilt Law Review 1879-1932 (2000). Full Text
From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Digital Millennium: Recent Developments in Copyright Law, 9 Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal 19-63 (2000). Full Text
Cyberspace Self-Governance: A Skeptical View from Liberal Democratic Theory, 88 California Law Review 395-498 (2000).
Copyrights and Patents, in The Constitution and its Amendments (edited by Roger Newman, Macmillan, 1999).
Asserting Copyright's Democratic Principles in the Global Arena, 51 Vanderbilt Law Review 217-329 (1998).
The Next Round: The Impact of the WIPO Copyright Treaty on TRIPS Dispute Settlement, Virginia Journal of International Law 441-497 (1997).
Copyright and a Democratic Civil Society, 106 Yale Law Journal 283-387 (1996).
Alienability Restrictions and the Enhancement of Author Autonomy in United States and Continental Copyright Law, 12 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal 1-78 (1994).
Copyright Alienability Restrictions and the Enhancement of Author Autonomy: A Normative Evaluation, 24 Rutgers Law Journal 347-442 (1993).
Creditors' Rights Against Business Debtors in Israel (with P. Baris), in International Loan Workouts and Bankruptcies (edited by Richard A. Gitlin and Rona R. Mears, Butterworth Legal Publishers, 1989).
Expert Opinion and Reform in Anglo-American, Continental and Israeli Adjudication, 10 Hastings International and Comparative Law Review 9-55 (1986).
Legal Issues in Implementing Water Reuse in California (with Ernest Brown), 9 Ecology Law Quarterly 243-294 (1981).