Professors Rochelle Dreyfuss and Harry First



Spring 2009


What's New? History and the Development of Innovation Policy

January 15, 2009

Lionel Bently, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law
The Comparative History of Copyright: Primary Sources in Five Jurisdictions, 1450-1900

January 22, 2009

Christopher Beauchamp, Princeton University, Program in Law and Public Affairs
Technology's Trials: Patent Litigation in the United States Courts, 1860-1910

February 5, 2009

Daniel Kevles, Yale Law School
The Apples of our Eyes: Innovation, Art, and Intellectual Property in American Fruits, 1800 to 1930 

February 12, 2009

Doron Ben-Atar, Fordham University, Department of History
Principled Talk and Free Rides: The Moral Climate of IP in the Early Republic

February 26, 2009

Naomi Lamoreaux, University of California at Los Angeles, Department of Economics
The Reorganization of Inventive Activity in the United States in the Early Twentieth Century

March 12, 2009

Janet Abbate, Virginia Tech, Science and Technology Studies Graduate Program
Innovating for Equity: Female Entrepreneurs in the Early Software Industry 

March 26, 2009

Herb Hovenkamp & Christina Bohannan, The University of Iowa College of Law
Restraints on Use and Sale in Intellectual Property

April 2, 2009

Zorina Khan, Bowdoin College, Department of Economics
Premium Inventions: Patents and Prizes as Incentive Mechanisms in Britain and the United States, 1750-1930 

The Colloquium meets at NYU School of Law, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South, room 208 from 4:00-6:00pm.

2 New York CLE Credits are available in the area of Professional Practice for each colloquium you attend.