John Tehranian

Southwestern Law School

Paul W. Wildman Chair and Professor of Law

3050 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90010

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Infringement Nation: Copyright Reform and the Law/Norm Gap

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2007, p. 537, 2007, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2007-46, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 08-20
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 8,464 (856)
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copyright, reform, 1976 Copyright Act, norms, technology, surveillance, cyberspace, Internet, infringement, intellectual property

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Is Kim Kardashian White (And Why Does It Matter Anyway)? Racial Fluidity, Identity Mutability & the Future of Civil-Rights Jurisprudence

Houston Law Review, Vol. 58, 2020
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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race, whiteness, discrimination, equal protection, racial fluidity, 14th Amendment, immigration

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All Rights Reserved? Reassessing Copyright and Patent Enforcement in the Digital Age

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 1,006 (28,738)
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intellectual property, copyright, patent, trademark, entertainment law, digital, norms, piracy, Internet, cyberspace, music industry, Napster, Kazaa, Microsoft

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Et Tu, Fair Use? The Triumph of Natural Law Copyright

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 38, 2005
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 626 (54,915)
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Copyright, Fair Use, Transformative Use, Natural Law, History of Copyright, Justice Story, Progress in the Arts, Intellectual Property, Appropriationist Art, Parody, Wheaton v. Peters, Folsom v. Marsh, Statue of Anne, Copyright Clause of the Constitution

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Selective Racialization: Middle-Eastern American Identity and the Faustian Pact with Whiteness

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 4, 2008, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2008-9
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 415 (90,754)

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race, discrimination, whiteness, civil rights, Middle-Eastern Americans, unconscious racism, assimilation, covering, identity

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Parchment, Pixels & Personhood: User Rights and the IP (Identity Politics) of IP (Intellectual Property)

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 02 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 395 (96,061)

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copyright, personhood, identity interests, user rights, flag burning, The Serenity Prayer, Kookaburra, Alexandria's Royal Library, the Pirah√£, the Olympics, ACTA

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The Secret Life of Legal Doctrine: The Divergent Evolution of Secondary Liability in Trademark and Copyright Law

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 21, No. 4, p. 1363, 2006, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-004
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Mark Bartholomew and John Tehranian
SUNY Buffalo Law School and Southwestern Law School
Downloads 391 (97,237)
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trademark, copyright, infringement, secondary, contributory, vicarious, Grokster

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The Last Minstrel Show? Racial Profiling, the War on Terrorism and the Mass Media

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Feb 2020
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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film, television, entertainment industry, Hollywood, cultivation theory, mass media, racial profiling, war on terrorism, 9/11, Middle Eastern Americans, Middle East, law and culture, object and representation

9.

Whither Copyright? Transformative Use, Free Speech and an Intermediate Liability Proposal

Brigham Young University Law Review, 2005, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 05-18
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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copyright, intermediate liability, transformative use, fair use, free speech, infringement

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Compulsory Whiteness: Towards a Middle-Eastern Legal Scholarship

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 82, 2007, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 06-03
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 227 (172,395)
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middle east, middle eastern, civil rights, race, critical race theory, whiteness, immigration, equal protection, terrorism, diversity

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An Intersystemic View of Intellectual Property and Free Speech

81 George Washington Law Review 1, January 2013
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 14 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
Mark Bartholomew and John Tehranian
SUNY Buffalo Law School and Southwestern Law School
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intellectual property, copyright, trademark, right of publicity, free speech, free expression, jurisprudence, common law, path dependence, First Amendment, Golan

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Towards a Critical IP Theory: Copyright, Consecration & Control

Brigham Young University Law Review, p. 1237, 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Nov 2012
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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Copyright's Male Gaze: Authorship and Inequality in a Panoptic World

Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, Vol. 41, 2018
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2018
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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The Emperor Has No Copyright: Registration, Cultural Hierarchy and the Myth of American Copyright Militancy

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 1397-1457, 2009
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 174 (219,393)

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Copyright, Registration Requirement, Infringement, Cultural Hierarchy, Sacred Texts

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The New ©ensorship

101 Iowa Law Review 245 (2015), Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2015-21
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 31 May 2016
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 170 (223,743)
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Copyright, First Amendment, Censorship, New York Times v. Sullivan, Anti-SLAPP, DMCA

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The Copyright Wars

INTRODUCTION TO INFRINGEMENT NATION: COPYRIGHT 2.0 AND YOU, Oxford University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 164 (230,668)

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copyright law, infringement, piracy, intellectual property, technology, digital society, culture, expressive rights, free speech, legal history, doctrinal evolution

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Dangerous Undertakings: Sacred Texts and Copyright's Myth of Aesthetic Neutrality

THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (Matthew David & Debora Halbert eds. 2014) (Sage Publications)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Feb 2020
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 132 (274,906)

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copyright, aesthetic neutrality, fair use, parody, satire, Catcher in the Rye, Gone with the Wind, Richard Prince, J.D. Salinger, Margaret Mitchell

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Derivative Works 2.0: Reconsidering Transformative Use in the Age of Crowdsourced Creation

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 109, No. 2, 2015, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 May 2015
Jacqueline D. Lipton and John Tehranian
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and Southwestern Law School
Downloads 113 (307,783)

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Sex, Drones & Videotape: Rethinking Copyright's Authorship-Fixation Conflation in the Age of Performance

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 68, August 2017, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2017-8
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
Downloads 83 (375,645)

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Copyright, Authorship, Garcia v. Google, Performer Rights

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Curbing Copyblight

14 Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law 993 (2012)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 May 2012
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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Guantanamo's Greatest Hits: The Semiotics of Sound and the Protection of Performer Rights Under the Lanham Act

16 Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law 41 (2013)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jan 2014
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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Playing Cowboys and Iranians: Selective Colorblindness and the Legal Construction of White Geographies

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 86, 2015 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 15 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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It'll Break Your Heart Every Time: Race, Romanticism and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Litigating Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 46, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2018
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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Changing Race: Fluidity, Immutability and the Evolution of Equal-Protection Jurisprudence

22 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 1 (2019)
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2020
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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equal protection, discrimination, constitutional interpretation, heightened scrutiny, immutability, race, civil rights, identity, fluidity

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The Changing Landscape of Trademark Law in Tinseltown: From Debbie Does Dallas to The Hangover

Hollywood and the Law, (Palgrave Macmillan/British Film Institute Press, 2015)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 May 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
Mark Bartholomew and John Tehranian
SUNY Buffalo Law School and Southwestern Law School
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Paternalism, Tolerance & Acceptance: Modeling the Evolution of Equal Protection in the Constitutional Canon

62 William & Mary Law Review 1615, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 21-02
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 14 May 2021
John Tehranian
Southwestern Law School
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Equal Protection, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Fourteenth Amendment, Jurisprudence, Legal Theory