Brad Biddle: Articles and Other Publications

Law Reviews and Journals:

The Expanding Role and Importance of Standards in the Information Technology Industry, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology (52 Jurimetrics J. 177–208 (2012)). With Frank X. Curci, Timothy Haslach, Gary Marchant, Andrew Askland, & Lyn Gaudet. Available here

How Many Standards in a Laptop? (And Other Empirical Questions). 2010 INT’L TELECOMM. UNION SEC. TELECOMM. STANDARDIZATION KALEIDOSCOPE ACAD. CONF. PROC. 123. With Andrew White and Sean Woods.  Presented at the ITU-T "Beyond the Internet? – Innovations for future networks and services" Kaleidoscope Conference, Pune, India, http://itu-kaleidoscope.org/2010 (Dec. 13-15, 2010). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1619440.  

Legislating Market Winners: Digital Signature Laws and the Electronic Commerce Marketplace, 34 San Diego Law Review 1225 (1997). [link]

[Adapted version of Legislating Market Winners reprinted in 2:3 World Wide Web Journal 231 (1997)]

Misplaced Priorities: The Utah Digital Signature Act and Liability Allocation in a Public Key Infrastructure, San Diego Law Review 1143 (1996).  [link]

Book section:

Short History of Digital and Electonic Signature Legislation, in Simson Garfinkel, Web Security, Privacy And Commerce (2nd Edition, O'Reilly, 2001). [link]

Other print articles:

Public Key Infrastructures and Digital Signature Legislation: 10 Public Policy Questions, 2:2 Cyberspace Lawyer 10 (April, 1997) [link]

[10 Public Policy Question was reprinted in  Simson Garfinkel and Eugene Spafford, Web Security And Commerce (O'Reilly, 1997).]

Ins and Outs of Distributing Software on the ‘Net, San Diego Business Journal 21 (February 10, 1997) (co-authored with Tom Coll).

Select online articles:

Consumer Rights vs. Encryption, MP3.com (February, 1999) (discussion of digital rights management and the First Sale Doctrine).  [links broken]

How Free is Free Music? MP3.com (December, 1998) (discussion of default copyright rules applicable to MP3 files).

Some Criticisms of the RIAA/DiMA Compromise, MP3.com (August, 1998) (criticisms of  the webcasting provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act).

Reports:

The Role of Certification Authorities in Consumer Transactions: A Report of the ILPF [Internet Law and Policy Forum] Working Group on Certification Authority Practices (co-authored with Eric Goldman and Terry Maher) (1996). [link]

Regulatory filings and litigation:

USPTO/USCO May 2007 Roundtable on the WIPO Broadcast Treaty
Primary author of the “Statement … By Certain Information Technology, Consumer Electronics And Telecommunications Industry Representatives, Public Interest Organizations, And Creative Community Representatives.” [link]

E.U. Council of Ministers March 2007 Hearing on the WIPO Broadcast Treaty
Co-author of the “Comments of Ad-Hoc Working Association of Private Sector Interests and Civil Society NGOs”

WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, January 2007
Co-author of the “Joint Statement of Certain Civil Society, Private Sector and Rightsholders Representatives for the First Special Session of the SCCR.”

WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, September 2006
Co-author of the “Joint Statement of Certain Civil Society, Industry and Rightsholders Representatives Regarding the Draft Basic Proposal for SCCR 15.”

USPTO/USCO September 2006 Roundtable on the WIPO Broadcast Treaty
Primary author of the “Statement … By Certain Information Technology, Consumer Electronics And Telecommunications Industry Representatives, Public Interest Organizations, And Creative Community Representatives.”  [link]

U.K. Gowers Review of Intellectual Property, 2005
Primary author of Intel Corp. submission

MGM v. Grokster (2005)
Contributed to Intel Corp. amicus brief

Eldred v. Ashcroft (2003)
Contributed to Intel Corp. amicus brief