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Recommended Reading

Published onDec 05, 2017
Recommended Reading


Alford, William. To Steal a Book Is an Elegant Offense: Intellectual Property Law in Chinese Civilization. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1997.

Arena, Christopher M., and Eduardo M. Carreras. The Business of Intellectual Property. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Battersby, Gregory J., and Charles W. Grimes. Licensing Royalty Rates. New York: Wolters Kluwer, 2009.

Benkler, Yochai. The Wealth of Networks. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006.

Bessen, James, and Michael J. Meurer. Patent Failure: How Judges, Bureaucrats, and Lawyers Put Innovators at Risk. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Blaxill, Mark, and Ralph Eckardt. The Invisible Edge: Taking Your Strategy to the Next Level Using Intellectual Property. New York: Portfolio, 2009.

Chesborough, Thomas. Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Press, 2006.

Christensen, Clayton M. The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Organizations to Fail. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1997.

Correa, Carlos M., ed. South Perspective: A Guide to Pharmaceutical Patents, Volumes 1 and 2. South Centre, 2008. Link.

Dobrusin, Eric M., and Ronald A. Krasnow. Intellectual Property Culture: Strategies to Foster Successful Patent and Trade Secret Practices in Everyday Business. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Fisher, William W., III. Promises to Keep: Technology, Law, and the Future of Entertainment. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2004.

Glazier, Stephen C. Patent Strategies for Business. 3rd ed. New York: Leo Baeck Institute, 2000.

Goldstein, Paul. Copyright’s Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox. Rev. ed. Stanford, CA: Stanford Law and Politics, 2003.

Goldstein, Paul. Intellectual Property: The Tough New Realities That Could Make or Break Your Business. New York: Portfolio, 2007.

Gollin, Michael A. Driving Innovation: Intellectual Property Strategies for a Dynamic World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Heller, Michael. The Gridlock Economy. New York: Basic Books, 2008. Companion web site.

Howe, Jeff. Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd Is Driving the Future of Business. New York: Random House, 2008.

Iansiti, Marco, and Roy Levien. The Keystone Advantage: What the New Dynamics of Business Ecosystems Mean for Strategy, Innovation, and Sustainability. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2004.

Lee, Jessie C. Y., ed. IP Client Strategies in Asia: Leading Lawyers on Understanding Variations in Asian Intellectual Property Law Systems, Advocating for Improved Enforcement Practices, and Staying on Top of Local Patent Law Amendments. Boston: Aspatore Books, 2009.

Lyrio, Alexandre, ed. IP Client Strategies in Central and South America: Leading Lawyers on Building Client Relationships, Understanding the Impact of Recent Cases and Developments, and Recognizing Regional Influences on Intellectual Property Law. Boston: Aspatore Books, 2009.

Lessig, Lawrence. The Future of Ideas. New York: Random House, 2001.

Li, Charlene, and Michael Bernhoff. Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Press, 2008.

Malackowski, James, and Courtney Smith. Intellectual Property and Financial Markets: A Valuation and Commercialization Handbook. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2009.

Palfrey, John, and Urs Gasser. Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives. New York: Basic Books, 2008.

Penalver, Eduardo Moises, and Sonia K. Katyal. Property Outlaws: How Squatters, Pirates, and Protestors Improve the Law of Ownership. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press 2010.

Phelps, Marshall, and David Kline. Burning the Ships: Intellectual Property and the Transformation of Microsoft. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2009.

Raugust, Karen. The Licensing Business Handbook. 7th ed. New York: EPM Communications, 2008.

Razgaitis, Richard. Valuation and Dealmaking of Technology-Based Intellectual Property: Principles, Methods, and Tools. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2009.

Redman, Thomas C. Data Driven: Profiting from Your Most Important Business Asset. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Press, 2008.

Rivette, Kevin G., and David Kline. Rembrandts in the Attic: Unlocking the Hidden Value of Patents. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Press, 2000.

Rogers, Thomas, and Andrew Szamosszegi. Fair Use in the U.S. Economy: Economic Contribution of Industries Relying on Fair Use. Washington, DC: Computer and Communications Industry Association, 2010. Link.

Smith, Gordon V. Intellectual Property: Licensing and Joint Venture Profit Strategies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 1998.

Von Hippel, Eric. Democratizing Innovation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005.

Zittrain, Jonathan L. The Future of the Internet—and How to Stop It. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008.

Case Studies

Casadesus-Masanell, Ramon, Andres Hervas, and Jordan Mitchell, “Peer-to-
Peer File Sharing and the Market for Digital Information Goods.” Cambridge,
A: Harvard Business School Publishing, March 30, 2010.

Mark, Ken, and Mary Crossan. “Apple Inc.: iPods and iTunes.” Unpublished paper, University of Western Ontario, 2007.

Yoffe, David B., and Michael Slind. “Apple Inc. 2008.” Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing, September 8, 2008.

Blogs and Other Web Sites

America Society of Composers

Berkeley Center for Law and Technology

Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University

Center for the Study of the Public Domain, Duke Law School

Coalition for Twenty-First-Century Patent Reform

Columbia University Copyright Advisory Office

Copyright and Fair Use, Stanford University Libraries

Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Crash Course, University of Texas

Cornell Legal Information Institute, “Copyright”

Creative Commons

Electronic Frontier Foundation


Gassoway, Lolly. “When Works Pass into the Public Domain” (chart). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Guide to the Licensing World

IP Mall, Pierce Law Center

Kernochan Center for Law Media and the Arts, Columbia Law School


Recording Industry Association of America

Stanford IP Litigation Clearinghouse

Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

US Patent and Trademark Office

World Intellectual Property Organization

World Trade Organization, “Intellectual Property Rights

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