Intellectual Property

Jacob D. Moore, The Forgotten Victim in the Human Gene Patenting Debate: Pharmaceutical Companies

63 Fla. L. Rev. 1277 (2011)| | | NOTE :: Scientific innovation is crucial to the prosperity, security, and health of a nation. During the founding years of the United States, political leaders realized the need for such innovation and created the patent law system 2 as a means of protecting American citizens. The major […]

Charles Short, Guilt by Machine: The Problem of Source Code Discovery in Florida DUI Prosecutions

61 Fla. L. Rev. 177 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Breath testing results stand at the core of most driving under the influence (DUI) prosecutions. Florida law provides that an individual is guilty of driving under the influence when he drives, or is in actual physical control of a vehicle, while under the […]

Sarah Harding, Perpetual Property

61 Fla. L. Rev. 285 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Property interests, unlike contracts, tend to adhere to a limited set of specific forms-the numerus clausus principle. Much scholarship in the past decade has focused on this distinction in an attempt to understand both the nature of and the reasons for the limitation […]

Samuel J. Horovitz, Two Wrongs Don't Negate a Copyright: Don't Make Students Turnitin if You Won't Give it Back

60 Fla. L. Rev. 229 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The story goes something like this: There was a particularly difficult college professor notorious for a low grading scale. After years of low grade following low grade, one paper finally earned a B minus, the highest grade ever awarded by this professor. Word […]

Larry Dougherty, Does a Cartel Aim Expressly? Trusting Calder Personal Jurisdiction when Antitrust Goes Global?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 915 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Suppose your law firm represents CrabApple, the large, California-based manufacturer of the BuyPod, a portable digital music player. CrabApple also sells songs from its online music store, BuyTunes, for use on the BuyPod. One morning, a class-action antitrust lawsuit lands on your desk. […]

David S. Levine, Secrecy and Unaccountability: Trade Secrets in our Public Infrastructure

59 Fla. L. Rev. 135 (2007) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Trade secrecy-the intellectual property doctrine that allows businesses to keep commercially valuable information secret for a potentially unlimited amount of time- is increasingly intruding in the operation of our public infrastructure, including voting machines, the Internet, and telecommunications. A growing amount of public […]