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Faculty name: Rebecca Tushnet

Note: This bibliography changes the order of authors so that Georgetown authors are listed first.


  • Rebecca Tushnet & Eric Goldman, Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases and Materials (2nd ed. 2014).    [BOOK]
  • Rebecca Tushnet & Eric Goldman, Advertising and Marketing Law: Cases and Materials (2012).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Rebecca Tushnet, Registering Disagreement: Registration in Modern American Trademark Law, 130 Harv. L. Rev. 867-941 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Fixing Incontestability: The Next Frontier?, 23 B.U. J. Sci. & Tech. L. 434-455 (2017).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Raising Walls Against Overlapping Rights: Preemption and the Right of Publicity, 92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1539-1559 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Fair Use's Unfinished Business, 15 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 399-411 (2016).    [W] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, The First Amendment Walks into a Bar: Trademark Registration and Free Speech, 92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 381-425 (2016).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, What's the Harm of Trademark Infringement?, 49 Akron L. Rev. 627-646 (2016).    [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Ashima Dayal, Jeffrey Greenbaum, Jen Lavie & Brett Frischmann, Panel 1: False Advertising, 34 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 557-579 (2016).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, A Mask that Eats into the Face: Images and the Right of Publicity, 38 Colum. J.L. & Arts 157-206 (2015).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Content, Purpose, or Both?, 90 Wash. L. Rev. 869-892 (2015).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, COOL Story: Country of Origin Labeling and the First Amendment, 70 Food & Drug L.J. 25-37 (2015).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Free To Be You and Me? Copyright and Constraint, 128 Harv. L. Rev. (Forum) 125-136 (2015).    [W] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet & Eric Goldman, Self-Publishing an Electronic Casebook Benefited our Readers—And Us, 11 Wash. J.L. Tech. & Arts 49-61 (2015).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, All of This Has Happened Before and All of This Will Happen Again: Innovation in Copyright Licensing, 29 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1447-1487 (2014).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, How Many Wrongs Make a Copyright?, 98 Minn. L. Rev. 2346-2374 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, More than a Feeling: Emotion and the First Amendment, 127 Harv. L. Rev. 2392-2433 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Judges as Bad Reviewers: Fair Use and Epistemological Humility, 25 Law & Literature 20–32 (2013).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Peter Goodrich & Sonia K. Katyal, Panel I: Critical Legal Studies in Intellectual Property and Information Law Scholarship, 31 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 601-623 (2013).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Performance Anxiety: Copyright Embodied and Disembodied, 60 J. Copyright Soc'y U.S.A. 209-248 (2013).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, The Eye Alone is the Judge: Images and Design Patents, 19 J. Intell. Prop. L. 409-426 (2012).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Worth a Thousand Words: The Images of Copyright, 125 Harv. L. Rev. 683-759 (2012).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Looking at the Lanham Act: Images in Trademark and Advertising Law, 48 Hous. L. Rev. 861-917 (2011).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Running the Gamut from A to B: Federal Trademark and False Advertising Law, 159 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1305-1384 (2011).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Scary Monsters: Hybrids, Mashups, and Other Illegitimate Children, 86 Notre Dame L. Rev. 2133-2156 (2011).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Towards Symmetry in the Law of Branding, 21 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 971-982 (2011).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Attention Must Be Paid: Commercial Speech, User-Generated Ads, and the Challenge of Regulation, 58 Buff. L. Rev. 721-793 (2010).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Hybrid Vigor: Mashups, Cyborgs, and Other Necessary Monsters, 6 I/S: J.L. & Pol'y for Info. Soc'y 1-12 (2010).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, I Put You There: User-Generated Content and Anticircumvention, 12 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 889-945 (2010).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Unfair Competition and Uncommon Sense, 95 Iowa L. Rev. (Bull.) 17-23 (2010).    [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Economies of Desire: Fair Use and Marketplace Assumptions, 51 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 513-546 (2009).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Fighting Freestyle: The First Amendment, Fairness, and Corporate Reputation, 50 B.C. L. Rev. 1457-1479 (2009).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Gone in Sixty Milliseconds: Trademark Law and Cognitive Science, 86 Tex. L. Rev. 507-568 (2008).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Sight, Sound, and Meaning: Teaching Intellectual Property with Audiovisual Materials, 52 St. Louis U. L.J. 891-904 (2008).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Power Without Responsibility: Intermediaries and the First Amendment, 76 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 986-1016 (2008).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, User-Generated Discontent: Transformation in Practice, 31 Colum. J.L. & Arts 497-516 (2008).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, It Depends on What the Meaning of "False" is: Falsity and Misleadingness in Commercial Speech Doctrine, 41 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 227-257 (2007).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, My Fair Ladies: Sex, Gender, and Fair Use in Copyright, 15 AM. U. J. Gender, Soc. Pol'y & L. 273-304 (2007).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Naming Rights: Attribution and Law, 2007 Utah L. Rev. 789-822.    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Payment in Credit: Copyright Law and Subcultural Creativity, 70 Law & Contemp. Probs. 135-174 (2007).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Why the Customer Isn't Always Right: Producer-Based Limits on Rights Accretion in Trademark, 116 Yale L.J. Pocket Part 352-357 (2007).    [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Domain and Forum: Public Space, Public Freedom, 30 Colum. J.L. & Arts 597-609 (2007).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Trademark Law as Commercial Speech Regulations, 58 S.C. L. Rev. 737-756 (2007).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, My Library: Copyright and the Role of Institutions in a Peer-to-Peer World, 53 UCLA L. Rev. 977-1029 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Jonathan Band, Eugene Mopsik & Robert Clarida, Artists Don't Get No Respect: Panel on Attribution and Integrity, 28 Colum. J.L. & Arts 435-449 (2005).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Copy This Essay: How Fair Use Doctrine Harms Free Speech and How Copying Serves It, 37 Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 333-388 (2005), reprinting 114 Yale L.J. 535-590 (2004).   
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Copy This Essay: How Fair Use Doctrine Harms Free Speech and How Copying Serves It, 114 Yale L.J. 535-590 (2004), reprinted in 37 Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 333-388 (2005).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet & Bruce Keller, Even More Parodic than the Real Thing: Parody Lawsuits Revisited, 94 Trademark Rep. 979-1016 (2004).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Michael Carlinsky, Justin Hughes & Sonia Katyal, Panel II: Public Appropriation of Private Rights: Pursuing Internet Copyright Violators, 14 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 893-953 (2004).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Copyright as a Model for Free Speech Law: What Copyright Has in Common with Anti-Pornography Laws, Campaign Finance Reform, and Telecommunications Regulation, 42 B.C. L. Rev. 1-79 (2000).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Rebecca Tushnet, Architecture and Morality: Transformative Works, Transforming Fans, in Creativity Without Law: Challenging the Assumptions of Intellectual Property 171-200 (Kate Darling & Aaron Perzanowski eds., New York: New York University Press 2017).    [BOOK]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, The Romantic Author and the Romance Writer: Resisting Gendered Concepts of Creativity, in Diversity in Intellectual Property 294-314 (Irene Calboli & Srividhya Ragavan eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2015).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [BOOK]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Stolen Valor and Stolen Luxury: Free Speech and Exclusivity, in The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections 121-143 (Haochen Sun, Barton Beebe & Madhavi Sunder eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2015).    [BOOK]
  • Rebecca Tushnet & Betsy Rosenblatt, Transformative Works: Young Women’s Voices on Fandom and Fair Use, in eGirls, eCitizens: Putting Technology, Theory and Policy into Dialogue with Girls’ and Young Women’s Voices 385-409 (Jane Bailey & Valerie Steeves eds., Ottawa, Can.: University of Ottawa Press 2015).    [BOOK]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, The Yes Men and The Women Men Don't See, in A World Without Privacy: What Law Can and Should Do? 83-130 (Austin Sarat ed., New York: Cambridge University Press 2015).    [BOOK]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Make Me Walk, Make Me Talk, Do Whatever You Please: Barbie and Exceptions, in Intellectual Property at the Edge: The Contested Contours of IP 405-426 (Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss & Jane C. Ginsburg eds., Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press 2014).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [BOOK]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Truth and Advertising: The Lanham Act and Commercial Speech Doctrine, in Trademark Law and Theory: A Handbook of Contemporary Research (Graeme B. Dinwoodie & Mark D. Janis eds., Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar 2008).   
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Copyright Law, Fan Practices, and the Rights of the Author, in Fandom: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World 60-71 (Jonathan Gray, Cornel Sandvoss & C. Lee Harrington eds., New York: New York University Press 2007).   
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Creating in the Shadow of the Law: Media Fans and Intellectual Property, in 1 Intellectual Property and Information Wealth: Issues and Practices in the Digital Age 251-268 (Peter K. Yu ed., Portsmouth, N.H.: Greenwood Publishing 2007).   

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

  • Brief Amici Curiae of 50 Intellectual Property Professors in Support of Petitioners, Samsung Elec. Co. v. Apple, Inc., No. 15-777 (U.S. June 8, 2016).   
  • Brief Amicus Curiae on Behalf of Intellectual Property Professors in Support of Petitioner, Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc., No. 15-866 (U.S. July 22, 2016).   
  • Brief of Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of the Petitioner, Lee v. Tam, No. 15-1293 (U.S. Nov. 16, 2016).   
  • Brief of 31 Constitutional Law and Intellectual Property Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner, Elec. Arts, Inc. v. Davis, No. 15-424 (U.S. Nov. 4, 2015).   
  • Brief of Amici Curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation, Organization for Transformative Works, and Comic Book Legal Defense Fund in Support of Petitioner, Elec. Arts Inc. v. Davis, No. 15-424 (U.S. Nov. 5, 2015).   
  • Brief of 36 Intellectual Property and Copyright Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent, Am. Broad. Cos. v. Aereo, Inc., No. 13-461 (U.S. Apr. 2, 2014).    [W]

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

  • Rebecca Tushnet, 'I’m a Lawyer, Not an Ethnographer, Jim': Textual Poachers and Fair Use, 2 J. Fandom Stud. 21-30 (2014).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Rebecca Tushnet, 2 IP L. Book Rev. 1-10 (2011) (reviewing Making and Unmaking Intellectual Property: Creative Production in Legal and Cultural Perspective (Mario Biagioli, Peter Jaszi, & Martha Woodmansee eds., 2011)).    [WWW]
  • Rebecca Tushnet & Francesca Coppa, How to Suppress Women's Remix, Camera Obscura, May 2011, at 131-138.   
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Remix Nation, Comm. ACM, Sept. 2011, at 22-24.    [WWW]

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