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Adler, R.G., "Biotechnology as an Intellectual Property", Science, 224 (4647), Apr. 27, 1984, 357-363.

Alchian, A. A., Demsetz, H., The Property Right Paradigm, Journal of Economic History, 33 (1), The Tasks of Economic History , March 1973, 16-27.

Besen, S. M., Raskind L. J., An Introduction to the Law and Economics of Intellectual Property, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 5 (1), Winter, 1991, 3-27.

Commons, J. R., The Legal Foundations of Capitalism, MacMillan, NYC, [1924], 1939: Ch. VII: The Price Bargain

David, P.A., "The Evolution of Intellectual Property Institutions and the Panda’s Thumb", Meetings of the International Economic Association in Moscow, 24-28 August 1992.

David, P.A., "A Tragedy of the Public Knowledge ‘Commons’? Global Science, Intellectual Property and the Digital Technology Boomerang", Electronic Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Oxford IP Research Centre - Working and Seminar Papers, WP 04/00, 10 September 2000.

Dewey, J., "The Historic Background of Corporate Legal Personality", Yale Law Journal, XXXV (6), April 1926, 655-673.

Edie, C., "Revolution and the Rule of Law: The End of the Dispensing Power, 1689", 18th Century Studies 10 (4), Summer, 1977, 434-450.

Mike Holderness, M., "Moral Rights and Authors’ Rights: The Keys to the Information Age", Journal of Information, Law and Technology (1), 1998

Nace, T., The Gangs of America, Berrett-Koeheler, 2005: Ch. 14: Judicial Yoga, 161-177.

Prager, F. D., "History of Intellectual Property From 1545 to 1787",  Journal of the Patent Office Society 26 (11), November 1944, 711-760.

Prager, F. D.  "The Early Growth and Influence of Intellectual Property", Journal of the Patent Office Society 34 (2), February 1950, 106-140.



Bently, L., "Copyright and the Death of the Author in Literature and Law", Modern Law Review, 57 (6), Nov. 1994, 973-986.

Birn, R., "The Profits of Ideas: Privilèges en librairie in Eighteenth-Century France", Eighteenth-Century Studies, 4 (2), Winter, 1970-1971, 131-168

Fox, H.G., "Copyright in Relation to the Crown and Universities with Special Reference to Canada", University of Toronto Law Journal, 7 (1), 1947, 98-136.

Geller, P., "The Celestial Jam Session: Creative Sharing Online Caught in Conflicts of Copyright Laws", European Intellectual Property Review, 37 (8), 2015.

Ginsburg, J.C., "A Tale of Two Copyrights: Literary Property in Revolutionary France and America", Tulane Law Review, 64 (5), May 1990, 991-1031.

Harvey, D., "Law and the Regulation of Communications Technologies: The Printing Press and the Law 1475 - 1641", Australian and New Zealand Law & History Society E Journal, 2005. 160- 211.

Hesse, C., "Enlightenment Epistemology and the Laws of Authorship in Revolutionary France, 1777-1793", Representations, 30, Spring 1990, 109-137.

Hurt, R. H. and Schuchman, R. M., "The Economic Rationale of Copyright", American Economic Review, 56 (1/2), Mar., 1966, 421-432.

Kampelman, M. M., "The United States and International Copyright", American Journal of International Law, 41 (2), April 1947, 406-429

Kayton, I., "Copyright in Living Genetically Engineered Works", George Washington Law Review, 50 (2), January 1982, 191-218.

Lange, D., "Reimagining the Public Domain", Law & Contemporary Problems, 66, Winter/Spring 2003, 463-483.

Matthews, B., "The Evolution of Copyright", Political Science Quarterly, 5 (4), Dec., 1890, 583-602.

Patterson, L .Ray, Copyright in Historical Perspective - Overview, Vanderbilt University, 1968, 3-19.

Patterson, L. Ray, "Copyright in the New Millennium: Resolving the Conflict between Property Rights and Political Rights", Ohio State Law Journal, 62, 2001,703-732.

Patterson, L. Ray, "The DMCA: A Modern Version of the Licensing Act of 1662", Journal of Intellectual Property  Law 10, 2002-3, 33-58.

Plant, A., "The Economic Aspects of Copyright in Books", Economica, New Series, 1 (2), May, 1934, 167-195

Rose, M., "The Author as Proprietor: Donaldson v. Becket and the Genealogy of Modern Authorship", Representations, 0 (23), Summer, 1988, 51-85.

Rose, M., "Nine-Tenths of the Law: The English Copyright Debates and the Rhetoric of the  Public Domain", Law & Contemporary Problems, 66  Winter/Spring 2003, 75-87

Ross, T., "Copyright and the Invention of Tradition", Eighteenth-Century Studies, 26 (1), Autumn, 1992, 1-27.

Sedgwick, A.G., “International Copyright by Judicial Decision”, Atlantic Monthly, 43 (256), February 1879, 217-230.

Siiburn, M., "Early Charters of Incorporation Granted to Musicians", The Musical Times, March 1, p. 205, April 1, pp. 283-4 & May 1, p.356, 1922

Silva, J. G., "Copyright Protection Of Biotechnology Works: Into The Dustbin Of History?", Boston College Intellectual Property & Technology Forum, January 28,2000.

"St. Columba & Copyright", The Month, Vol. LXII, Jan-Apr. 1888, 88-89.

Woodmansee, M., "The Genius and the Copyright:: Economic and Legal Conditions of the Emergence of the ‘Author’", Eighteenth-Century Studies, 17 (4), Summer 1984, 425-448.



Davis, W. H., "Our National Patent Policy", American Economic Review, 38 (2), May 1948, 235-244.

Enayatit, E. F., "Enemies to Innovation: Protecting Biotechnology Inventions", Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal, 5, 1989.

Frumkin, M., "Origin of Patents", Journal of the Patent Office Society 27 (3), March 1945, 143-149.

Klitzike R. A., "Historical Background of the English Patent Law",Journal of the Patent Office 41(9), 1959, 615-650.

Meshbesher, T. M., "The Role of History in Comparative Patent Law", Journal of the Patent & Trademark Office, 78, September 1996, 594-614.

Plant, A., "The Economic Theory Concerning Patents for Inventions", Economica, New Series, 1 (1), Feb. 1934, 30-51.

Prager, F. D., "Historical Background and Foundation of American Patent Law", American Journal of Legal History, 5, 1961, 309-325.


Registered Industrial Design (Design Patents),

Trademark & Other

Paster, B. G., "Trademarks - Their Early History" Trademark Reporter 59, 1969, 551-572.



Dewey, J., "The Historic Background of Corporate Legal Personality", Yale Law Journal, XXXV (6), April 1926, 655-673.

Nace, T., The Gangs of America, Berrett-Koeheler, 2005: Ch. 14: Judicial Yoga, 161-177.

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, The Knowledge-Based Economy, Paris, 1996.

Palmer, P.A., "Benthamism in England and America",American Political Science Review, 35 (5), October, 1941.

West, E.G., "The Benthamites as Educational Engineers: The Reputation and the Record", Carleton Economic Papers 92-05 April, 1992..




Sax, J. L., “Heritage Preservation as a Public Duty: The Abbe Grégoire and the Origins of an Idea“, Michigan Law Review, 88 (5) April 1990, 1142-1169.

Sax, J. L., “Is Anyone Minding Stonehenge?  The Origins of Cultural Property Protection in England“, California Law Review, 78 (6), Dec. 1990, 1543-156.