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Sichelman, Ted

Chapters of Books or Articles within Books

  • “Very Tight 'Bundles of Sticks': Hohfeld's Complex Jural Relations” in The Legacy of Wesley Hohfeld: Edited Major Works, Select Personal Papers, and Original Commentary (Shyam Balganesh, Ted Sichelman, and Henry Smith, eds.) (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2018)
  • Data Sources on Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, and Other Intellectual Property” in The Economics of Intellectual Property Rights (Analytical Methods) (Menell, and Schwartz, eds.) (2017)
  • Startups & The Patent System: A Narrative” in Law & Society Perspectives in Intellectual Property (Halbert, and Gallagher, eds.) (2017)
  • Startups and the Patent System: A Narrative” in Law and Society Perspectives in Intellectual Property (Gallagher, and Hallbert, eds.) (forthcoming 2015)
  • Funk Forward” in Intellectual Property at the Edge: The Contested Contours of IP (Dreyfuss, Ginsburg, and Rose, eds.) (Cambridge University Press, 2014)
  • “Patenting by High Technology Entrepreneurs” in Creativity, Law, and Entrepreneurship (with Graham) (Ghosh, ed.) (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011)
  • “Why do Entrepreneurs Patent?” in Handbook of Law, Innovation, and Growth p.212 (with Graham) (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011)
  • “Factors Used to Determine Whether an ERISA Fiduciary or Administrator Has Wrongfully Denied Benefits” in Employee Benefits Law, no. 3d (with Jedreski) (Sacher, ed.) (2010)

Journal Articles

Other Print and Electronic Media

Presentations and Conferences

  • "Very Tight ?Bundles of Sticks?: Hohfeld?s Complex Jural Relations" as presenter at Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Centennial Workshop at Yale Law School (2016)
  • "An Economic Model of Patent Exhaustion" at Edison Fellowship Meeting at Center for Protection of Intellecutal Property (with Olena Ivus, and Edwin Lai) (2016)
  • "Modeling Legal Modularity" at University of San Diego School of Law Faculty Colloquium at University of San Diego (with Henry Smil) (2016)
  • "Patents as Hedges" as presenter at Annual Patent Law Conference at University of San Diego School of Law (2016)
  • "Retracing the Origins of the Patent System" at 2016 IP Scholars Conference at (with Stefania Fusco, and Toni Veneri) (2016)
  • "Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets" as presenter at Law and Entrepreneurship Workshop at University of San Diego School of Law (2016)
  • "Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets" as presenter at Harvard Law School Faculty Workshop at (2016)
  • "Revisiting Labor Mobility in innovation Markets" at American Law & Economics Conference at (with Jonathan Barnett) (2016)
  • "Patents as Hedges" as presenter at IP Speaker Series at University of San Diego School of Law (2015)
  • "Decade of Diversity" as moderator at at University of San Diego School of Law (2015)
  • "Patents as Hedges" as presenter at Law Faculty Colloquium at University of San Diego School of Law (2015)
  • "The Role of Academics in Policymaking in Patent Law" as moderator and participant at Microsoft IP Academic Roundtable at (2015)
  • "Patents as Hedges" as presenter at Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship Meeting at George Mason University School of Law Center for Protection of Intellectual Property (2015)
  • "Patents as Hedges" as presenter at Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship Meeting at George Mason University School of Law Center for Protection of Intellectual Property (2015)
  • "Trademarks as Club Goods" as presenter at Intellectual Property Scholars Conference at DePaul University College of Law (with Bell) (2015)
  • "Trademarks as Club Goods" as presenter at Intellectual Property Scholars Conference at DePaul University College of Law (2015)
  • Organizer at 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence & Law at University of San Diego School of Law (June 12, 2015)
  • "Predicting Obviousness" as presenter at International Conference on AI & Law (ICAIL) at University of San Diego School of Law (with Holte) (2015)
  • "From Predictive Tennis Analytics to Predictive Legal Analytics" as presenter at Predicting Legal Outcomes Workshop at Stanford Law School (2015)
  • "Does Patent Litigation Decrease R & D?" as presenter at The Patent Conference at University of Kansas School of Law (with Miller) (2015)
  • "Patents as Hedges" as presenter at Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship Meeting at George Mason University School of Law Center for Protection of Intellectual Property (2015)
  • "Does Patent Litigation Decrease R & D?" as presenter at Works in Progress in Intellectual Property (WIPIP) Conference at U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (with Miller) (2015)
  • "Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets" as presenter at Works in Progress in Intellectual Property (WIPIP) Conference at U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (2015)
  • "Trademarks as Club Goods" as presenter at Works in Progress in Intellectual Property (WIPIP) Conference at U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (with Bell) (2015)
  • "Academics Panel" as presenter at The Fifth Annual USD School of Law Patent Conference at University of San Diego School of Law (2015)
  • "Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets" as presenter at 5th Annual University of San Diego School of Law Patent Law Conference at University of San Diego School of Law (2015)
  • "International/Comparative Patent Law History & Institutions" as presenter at The Patent Conference 4 at University of San Diego School of Law (2014)
  • "Welcome and Introduction Presentation" at Workshop in Computation, Mathematics, and the Law at University of San Diego School of Law (2014)
  • "Purging Patent Law of 'Private Law' Remedies" as organizer at IP Speakers Series at University of San Diego School of Law (2012)

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