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Kwall, Roberta

Books

  • The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2015).
  • Authenticity of the Chosen: an Exploration of Jewish Law through Cultural Analysis (Oxford University Press, forthcoming)
  • With E.H. Rabin, J.L. Kwall & C.A. Arnold, Fundamentals of Modern Property Law (6th ed., Foundation Press, 2011) (with Teacher’s Manual) .
  • The Soul of Creativity: Forging a Moral Rights Law for the United States (Stanford University Press, 2010).
    Abstract and sample chapter via SSRN

  • With E.H. Rabin & J. Kwall, Fundamentals of Modern Property Law (5th ed., Foundation Press, 2006) (with Teacher’s Manual).
  • With R.C. Dreyfuss, Intellectual Property: Cases and Materials on Trademark, Copyright and Patent Law (2nd ed., Foundation Press, 2004) (with Teacher’s Manual) ( 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 Supplements).
  • With R.C. Dreyfuss, Intellectual Property: Cases and Materials on Trademark, Copyright and Patent Law, Foundation Press, 1996. (with Teacher’s Manual) (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Supplements).
  • With E. H. Rabin & J. L. Kwall, Fundamentals of Modern Real Property Law (with Teacher’s Manual) (4th ed., Foundation Press, 2000).
  • With E. H. Rabin, Fundamentals of Modern Real Property Law (3rd ed., Foundation Press, 1992) (with Teacher’s Manual) (1995, 1996 Supplements)

Book Chapters

  • Shabbat: A Diverse Perspective on Human Creativity, in Diversity in Intellectual Property: Identities, Interests, and Intersections (Irene Calboli & Srividhya Ragavan, eds., Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2014).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Narrative's Implications for Moral Rights in the United States, in 1 Intellectual Property and Information Wealth: Issues and Practices in the Digital Age (Peter K. Yu, ed., Praeger, 2007).

Articles

  • Living Gardens, Living Art, and Living Tradition (Symposium: Leveraging Creativity: Artists, Entrepreneurship, and Intellectual Property Law) __ IP Theory __ (forthcoming 2014).
  • Remember the Sabbath Day and Enhance Your Creativity! (Keynote address for Symposium: Intellectual Property And Religious Thought) , 10 St. Thomas Law Review 820 (2013).
    Full text via St. Thomas Law Review
  • Is the Jewish Tradition Intellectual Property?, 4 WIPO Journal 129 (2012)
    Full text via SSRN
  • The Cultural Analysis Paradigm: Women and Synagogue Ritual as a Case Study, 34 Cardozo L. Rev. 609 (2012)
    Full text via SSRN
  • The Lessons of Living Gardens and Jewish Process Theology for Authorship and Moral Rights, 14 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 889 (2012)
    Full text via SSRN
  • Creativity and Cultural Influence in Early Jewish Law, 86 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1933 (2011)
    Full text via Notre Dame Law Review
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  • Intellectual Property Law and Jewish Law: A Comparative Perspective on Absolutism, 22 Yale J.L. & Human. 143 (2010)
    Full text via Yale University
  • Hoisting Originality: A Response, 20 DePaul J. Art, Tech. & Intell. Prop. L. 1 (2009).
    Full text via SSRN
  • A Perspective on Human Dignity, the First Amendment and the Right of Publicity, (Symposium: Publicity, Privacy, and Intellectual Property Meet the First Amendment) 50 B.C. L. Rev. 1345 (2009).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Teaching an Intellectual Property Seminar Through the Legal Literature, 52 St. Louis U. L. J. 813 (2008).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Originality in Context, 44 Hous. L. Rev. 871 (2007).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Fixing Copyright: Authors in Disguise: Why the Visual Artists Rights Act Got it Wrong, 2007 Utah L. Rev. 741 (2007).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Inspiration and Innovation: the intrinsic Dimension of the Artistic Soul, 81 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1945 (2006).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Commentary: Library Reproduction Rights for Preservation and Replacement in the Digital Era: An Author's Perspective on Sec. 108, 29 Colum. J. L. & Arts 343 (2006).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Why Intellectual Property Belongs in the First-Year Property Course, 54 J. Legal Educ. 504 (2005).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Commentary on the Concept of Authorship in Comparative Copyright Law: A Brief Illustration, 52 DePaul L. Rev. 1229 (2003).
    Full text via SSRN
  • The Attribution Right in the United States: Caught in the Crossfire Between Copyright and Section 43(a), 77 Wash. L. Rev. 985 (2002).
    Full text via SSRN
  • "Author-Stories:" Narrative’s Implications for Moral Rights and Copyright’s Joint Authorship Doctrine, 75 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1 (2001).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Copyright Issues in Online Courses: Ownership, Authorship and Conflict, 18 Santa Clara Computer and High Tech. L. J. 1 (2001).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Preserving Personality and Reputational Interests of Constructed Personas through Moral Rights: A Blueprint for the Twenty-First Century, 2001 U. Ill. L. Rev. 151 (2001).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Moral Rights for University Employees and Students: Can Educational Institutions Do Better Than the U.S. Copyright Law?, 27 J. Coll. & U.L. 53 (2000).
    Full text via SSRN
  • The Intellectual Property Curriculum: Findings of Professor and Practitioner Surveys, 49 J. Legal Educ. 203 (1999).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Regulating Trademarks on Exterior Signs: Should Local Law Trump the Lanham Act and the Constitution?, 71 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1105 (1998).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Fame, 73 Ind. L. J. 1 (1997).
    Full text via SSRN
  • With J. Organ, The Contemporary Property Law Course: A Study of Syllabi, 47 J. Legal Educ. 205 (1997).
    Full text via SSRN
  • How Fine Art Fares Post Vara, 1 Marq. Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 1 (1997).
    Full text via SSRN
  • The Right of Publicity v. the First Amendment: A Property and Liability Rule Analysis 70 Ind. L. J. 47 (1994).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Governmental Use of Copyrighted Property: The Sovereign's Prerogative, 67 Tex. L. Rev. 685 (1989).
    Full text via SSRN
  • With A.J. Aiello, The Superwill Debate: Opening the Pandora's Box?, 62 Temp. L. Rev. 277 (1989).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Retained Jurisdiction in Damage Actions Based on Anticipatory Breach: A Missing Link in Landlord-Tenant Law, 37 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 273 (1986-87).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Copyright and the Moral Right: Is an American Marriage Possible?, 38 Vand. L. Rev. l (1985).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Is Independence Day Dawning for the Right of Publicity?, 17 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 191 (1983).
    Full text via SSRN
  • The Use of Expert Services by Privately Retained Criminal Defense Attorneys, 13 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 1 (1981).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Comment, Homosexuals’ Right to Marry: A Constitutional Test and a Legislative Solution, 128 U. Pa. L. Rev. 193 (1979).
    Full text via Hein Online,
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Book Reviews

  • Intellectual Property Law and Jewish Law: A Comparative Perspective on Absolutism, 22 Yale J.L. & Human. 143 (2010).
    Full text via SSRN
  • The Author as Steward "For Limited Times": A Review of "The Idea of Authorship in Copyright", 88 B.U.L. Rev. 685 (2008).
    Full text via SSRN

Miscellaneous

  • Human Artistry as “Tikkun Olam" in Mesorah Matrix volume on Tikkun Olam (New Paradigm Matrix, forthcoming 2014).
  • Lessons From the Genesis Narratives About Human Creativity, Jewish Law Association Newsletter (August, 2008)
  • Do Lawyers Proving an Artwork’s ‘Stature’ Under Federal Law Need More Leeway?, American Lawyer Media (November 2000).
  • Regulating Trademarks on Exterior Signs: Should Local Law Trump the Lanham Act?, ABA Intellectual Property Newsletter (Summer 1998).
  • United States Supreme Court Rules That Goods With Copyrighted Labels Can Be Imported Without Authorization Into the U.S., Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago Newsletter (Summer 1998).
  • Legal Developments, Newsletter for the Intellectual Property and Computer Law Section of the A.A.L.S., (1997).