Paul Goldstein (law professor)

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Paul Goldstein
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Born January 14, 1943
Mount Vernon, New York
Nationality American
Alma mater Brandeis University, Columbia University
Occupation professor, author, lawyer
Employer Stanford University
Website http://paulgoldstein.net/

Paul Goldstein (born January 14, 1943) is a law professor at Stanford Law School.

A globally recognized expert on intellectual property law, Goldstein is the author of an influential four-volume treatise on U.S. copyright law and a five-volume treatise on international copyright law, as well as leading casebooks on intellectual property and international intellectual property. He has authored nine books including five novels, Errors and Omissions, A Patent Lie, Secret Justice, Legal Asylum and Havana Requiem, which won the 2013 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.[1] Some of his other works include Copyright’s Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox, a widely acclaimed book on the history and future of copyright, and Intellectual Property: The Tough New Realities That Could Make or Break Your Business.

Goldstein has been regularly included in Best Lawyers in America.[2] He has served as chairman of the United States Office of Technology Assessment Advisory Panel on Intellectual Property Rights in an Age of Electronics and Information, has been a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright, and Competition Law, and was a founding faculty member of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center. In addition, before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 1975, he was a professor of law at the University at Buffalo Law School.

Recent publications[edit]

  • Paul Goldstein, Goldstein On Copyright, 3rd ed., New York: Aspen, 2013.
  • Paul Goldstein and P. Bernt Hugenholtz, International Copyright: Principles, Law and Practice 3rd ed., New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • Paul Goldstein and Marketa Trimble, International Intellectual Property Law: Cases and Materials, 3rd edition, New York: Foundation Press, 2012.
  • Paul Goldstein and R. Anthony Reese, Copyright, Patent, Trademark and Related State Doctrines: Cases and Materials on Intellectual Property Law, 7th edition, New York, NY: Foundation Press, 2012.
  • Paul Goldstein, Copyright's Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox, Rev. ed., Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2003.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pusey, Allen. "Paul Goldstein's 'Havana Requiem' wins Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction". ABA Journal. American Bar Association. Retrieved March 7, 2017.
  2. ^ "Lawyer Profile: Paul Goldstein". Best Lawyers.

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