FIELD - Thomas G. Field, Jr. (Professor Emeritus)

Prof. Thomas G. Field, Jr.

Professor Emeritus
A.B., West Virginia University
J.D., West Virginia University
LL.M., New York University

Biography
Curriculum Vitae

Updated: July 2, 2012

 

Books

  • Fundamentals of Intellectual Property: Cases & Materials (Pierce Law 2009) [Catalog]
  • Introduction to Administrative Process: Cases & Materials (Pierce Law 2009) [Catalog]
  • Introduction to Administrative Process: Cases & Materials (Carolina Academic Press 2004). [Catalog]
  • Introduction To Intellectual Property: Cases & Materials (Carolina Academic Press 2003). [Catalog]

Articles

  • Standarized Tests: Recouping Development Costs and Preserving Integrity, __ IDEA __ (forthcoming)
  • Billy-Bob Teeth Saves Porn Star: Coping with Defective Work-for-Hire Registrations, 9 UNH L. Rev. 409 (2011)
  • A Statistical Analysis of the Patent Bar: Where are the Software-Savvy Patent Attorneys? 12 N.C. J. L. & Tech. 223 (2010) (with Jon Cavicchi and Ralph Clifford)
  • Controlling Patent Prosecution History, 8 Pierce L. Rev. 228 (2010) [UNH Law] [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • 5 U.S.C. 553: Patent Elephants in Process Mouseholes, 8 Pierce L. Rev. 81 (2010) [UNH Law] [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • Ranking Law Schools' Special Programs, 50 IDEA 335 (2010) [UNH Law] [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • Limits to Administrative Appointments, 50 IDEA 121 (2009) [UNH Law] [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • Originality: Does the Copyright Office Hide the Ball?, 37 AIPLA Q.J. 425 (2009) [SSRN] [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • From Custom to Law in Copyright, 49 IDEA 125 (2008); reprinted 41 I.P.L.Rev. 637 (2009) [UNH Law]
  • Patent Systems: More Easily Faulted Than Fixed, 12 J.I.P.R. 129 (2007); reprinted as Ch. 1 in Patent Remedies: Contemporary Approaches (2008)
  • Copyright Protection for Perfumes, 45 IDEA 19 (2004). [UNH Law] [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • Judicial Review of Copyright Examination, 44 IDEA 479 (2004). [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • Zurko, Gartside and Lee: How Might They Affect Patent Prosecution? 44 IDEA 221 (2004). [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • Book Review: Edison in the Boardroom, 43 IDEA 147 (2002). [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • Feltner's Pyrrhic Victory, Advocate, Summer 2002, 8 (reprinted in 43 IDEA 327) (2003). [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • Direct Judicial Review of PTO Decisions: Jurisdictional Proposals, 42 IDEA 537 (2002). [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • Making the Most of Commercial Global Domains, 41 IDEA 101 (2001). [Lexis] [Westlaw]
  • Pursuing Transparency through Science Courts, Proceedings, Values In Decisions On Risk, Stockholm, June 14-17, 1999, at 228, reprinted 11 RISK 209 (2000). [Westlaw]

Other

  • Aristocrat: Collateral Review of PTO Process, ipFrontline, Oct. 28, 2008. [Web]
  • Limits to Administrative Appointments, ipFrontline, Aug. 1, 2008. [Web]
  • Getting Less Than Expected in Copyright Transfers, ipFrontline, June 11, 2008. [Web]
  • Comment: Considering the Reach of Phelps, 7 Pierce L.Rev. 121 (2008) [UNH Law]
  • When the Copyright Office Hides the Ball, ipFrontline, July 2, 2008. [Web]
  • Pre-Litigation Hardball After Dominant Semiconductors, ipFrontline, May 15, 2008. [Web]
  • Tafas v. Dudas: Elephants in Mouseholes, ipFrontline, April 16, 2008. [Web
  • Quanta: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff, ipFrontline, Feb. 6, 2008. [Web]
  • Coping with Freelance Termination Interests, Pierce Law Mag., 14 (Summer 2007).[UNH Law]
  • GM v. Lanard Toys: What is “Functionality”?  ipFrontline, Aug. 16, 2007. [Web]
  • Martignon: An Unwarranted Evasion of the IP Clause,  ipFrontline, Aug. 10, 2007 [Web]
  • Considering the Reach of Phelps, ipFrontline, Aug. 2, 2007. [Web]
  • “Lawful Use in Commerce” Revisited, ipFrontline, Jun. 26, 2007. [Web
  • Is the Work-for-Hire Doctrine Trumped by Custom?, ipFrontline, Jun. 14, 2007. [Web]
  • Evaluating IP Programs, ipFrontline, Feb. 21, 2007. [Web]
  • Is the Lanham Act "Positive" Law? Does it Matter?, ipFrontline, Jan. 30, 2007. [Web]
  • Federal Circuit Works Well: KSR and Obviousness, Nat'l L.J., Dec. 4, 2006, at 30 (op-ed).
  •  Justice Gone Astray-- Why More Lawyers Need to Understand Copyright Basics, 8 Section Rev. 13 (Mass. Bar. Ass'n 2006) (with Annemarie Field).
  • Lawyers Should Be Cautious When Copying Other Lawyers' Work, ipFrontline, Oct. 31, 2006. [Web]
  • The Risks of Buying Secrets, ipFrontline, Oct. 24, 2006. [Web]
  • Coping with Freelance Termination Interests, ipFrontline, Aug. 4, 2006. [Web]
  • Pierce Law Institutes Intellectual Property Amicus Clinic, ipFrontline, Aug. 3, 2006. [Web]
  • eBay Revisited, ipFrontline, Jul. 22, 2006. [Web]
  • How Uniform Laws & Restatements Guide Federal Common Law, ipFrontline, Jul. 11, 2006. [Web]
  • Government Liability for IP Infringement, ipFrontline, Jun. 20, 2006. [Web]
  • Judicial Review of PTO Trademark Decisions, ipFrontline, Jun. 13, 2006. [Web]
  • Patent Medicine, ipFrontline, Jun. 6, 2006. [Web]
  • The PTO's Document Disclosure Program: Boon or Boondoggle?, ipFrontline, May 26, 2006. [Web]
  • Reducing Intellectual Property Validity Conflicts, ipFrontline, May. 16, 2006. [Web]
  • eBay: When Should Permanent Injunctions be Denied?, ipFrontline, Jan. 5, 2006. [Web]
  • What is Intellectual Property?, in Focus on Intellectual Property Rights (U.S. Dept. of State, Jan. 2006).
  • In Case of Emergency…, Concord (NH) Monitor, Oct. 23, 2005, at D.1.
  • Bird Flu: Emergency Access to Patented Drugs?, ipFrontline, Oct. 18, 2005. [Web]
  • Colloquia Instead of Seminars?, The Law Teacher, Fall 2005, at 9.
  • The Potential Pitfalls of Overlapping Design Patents and TMs, ipFrontline, Aug. 19, 2005. [Web]
  • When Easy Cases Make Bad Law, ipFrontline, Jul. 8, 2005. [Web]
  • Patent Bar Requirements, ipFrontline, May 16, 2005. [Web]
  • Avoiding Prosecution Estoppel and Saving Money, ipFrontline, Apr. 29, 2005. [Web]
  • Why Parties Can Cite "Unpublished" PTO Opinions, ipFrontline, Mar. 14, 2005. [Web]
  • Feist Reconsidered, ipFrontline, Mar. 1, 2005. [Web]
  • Orphan Works, ipFrontline, Feb. 7, 2005. [Web]
  • Weekly Quizzes, L. Teacher (Spring 2005 at 5).
  • Copyright in Written Work (NH Writers' Project 12th Annual Writers' Day Conf., Manchester, N.H., Mar. 2005).*
  • Long Overdue Benefits of Viewing the PTO as an Admininstrative Agency, ipFrontline, Dec. 2004. [Web]
  • The ABC's of IP, MAPLA Briefs (Winter 2004 at 7).
  • Perfume is Now Covered by Copyright, Patent Cafe, Aug. 2004.
  • Guest Editorial: Technology Worth Patenting…, RTI TechVentures, (June 2004), reprinted Pierce Law magazine, (Summer 2004, at 18).
  • Zurko, Gartside and Lee: How Might They Affect Patent Prosecution? (Annual Meeting of the Americal Intellectual Property Law Assn., D.C., Oct. 30, 2003).*
  • The Need to Convert Intellectual Assets into Property, Corp. Counsel's Q. (Oct. 2002, at 73).
  • Chevron Deference to the USPTO at the Federal Circuit, in Conflicts in Federal Circuit Panel Decisions, 11 F. Cir. B.J. 723, 773 (2002).
  • James Lardner, Fast Forward: A Machine and the Commotion it Caused (Pierce Law 2002) (1987) (Thomas G. Field, Jr., book production and cover design; explanatory paragraphs and case addendum). 
  • Copyright on the Internet -- first online 1996 (reprinted IP Counselor, June 2001, 2, and in 17(3) CORP. COUNSEL'S Q., July 2001, 1).
  • Copyrights and Beyond in the Digital Age, Advocate, Fall/Winter 2000, 10 (reprinted JurisNotes.com, June 2001).
  • IP Protection (Joint Maine and Quebec Bar Associations Meeting, Quebec City, 2001) (panel participant).
  • IP Management In The Digital Age, (Brussels 2000) (Reprinted in 41 IDEA 101, 2001).
  • Strategic IP Management (Specialty Papers Conference, Montreal, 2001).*
  • Copyright Issues Affecting Nurses and Other Personnel at Acute Care Medical Facilities (Health & Sciences Television Network video for broadcast, 2000).

 

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