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Gideon Parchomovsky

Robert G. Fuller, Jr. Professor of Law

Gideon Parchomovsky

Gideon Parchomovsky specializes in intellectual property, property law, and cyber law. Parchomovsky has already made significant contributions to the field through his wide-ranging scholarship, having written numerous articles for major law reviews on property and liability rules, insider trading, trademarks, domain names, and patents. Continue reading…

Articles and Book Chapters

Reversing the Fortunes of Active Funds, 99 TEX. L. REV. 581 (2021) (with Adi Libson).

Restructuring Copyright Infringement, 98 TEX L. REV. 679 (2020) (with Abraham Bell).

The Privacy Interest in Property, 167 U. PA. L. REV. 869 (2019) (with Abraham Bell).

Toward a Horizontal Fiduciary Duty in Corporate Law, 104 CORNELL L. REV. 803 (2019) (with Asaf Eckstein).

Toward the Personalization of Copyright Law, 86 U. CHI. L. REV. 527 (2019) (with Adi Libson).

Partial Takings. 117 COLUM. L. REV. 2043 (2017) (with Abraham Bell).

Empowering Individual Plaintiffs. 102 CORNELL L. REV. 1319 (2017) (with Alex Stein).

The Value of the Right to Exclude: An Empirical Assessment, 165 U. PA. L. REV. 917 (2017) (with Jonathan Klick).

The Dual-Grant Theory of Fair Use, 83 U. CHI. L. REV. 1051 (2016) (with Abraham Bell).

Of Property and Information, 113 COLUM. L. REV. 237 (2016) (with Abraham Bell).

Equity's Unstated Domain: The Role of Equity in Shaping Copyright Law, 163 U. PA. L. REV. 1845 (2015) (with Shyamkrishna Balganesh).

Copyright Trust, 100 CORNELL L. REV. 1015 (2015) (with Abraham Bell).

Catalogs, 115 COLUM. L. REV. 165 (2015) (with Alex Stein).

Structure and Value in the Common Law, 163 U. PA. L. REV. 1241 (2015) (with Shyamkrishna Balganesh).

Reinventing Copyright and Patent, 113 MICH. L. REV. 231 (2014) (with Abraham Bell).

Governing Communities by Auction, 81 U. CHI. L. REV. 1 (2014) (with Abraham Bell).

Property Lost in Translation, 80 U. CHI. L. REV. 514 (2013) (with Abraham Bell).

Intellectual Property Defenses, 113 COLUM. L. REV 1483 (2013) (with Alex Stein)

The Relational Contingency of Rights, 98 VA. L. REV. 1313 (2012) (with Alex Stein).

The Case for Imperfect Enforcement of Property Rights, 160 U. PA. L. REV. 1927 (2012) (with Abraham Bell).

The Best Available Technology Standard, 112 COLUM. L. REV. 1194 (2011) (with Lital Helman).

Partial Patents, 111 COLUM. L. REV. 207 (2011) (with Michael Mattioli).

The Distortionary Effect of Evidence on Primary Behavior, 124 HARV. L. REV. 518 (2010) (with Alex Stein).

The Hidden Function of Takings Compensation, 96 VA.L. REV. 1673 (2010) (with Abraham Bell).

Law and the Boundaries of Technology-Intensive Firms, 157 U. PA. L. REV. 1649 (2009) (with Oren Bar-Gill).

More publications can be found here.

Working Papers

A Remedy for the Least Well-Off: The Case for Preliminary Damages (February 27, 2021), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-11; VAND. L. REV. (forthcoming 2022) (with Alex Stein). (forthcoming)
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Propertizing Fair Use (February 9, 2021), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 21-07; VA. L. REV. (forthcoming) (with Abraham Bell). (forthcoming)
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The Paradox of Insurance (March 9, 2020), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-20 (with Peter Siegelman). (forthcoming)
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The Reverse Agency Problem in the Age of Compliance (September 24, 2019), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 19-38 (with Asaf Eckstein). (forthcoming)
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Autonomy, U Penn Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 19-25 (May 3, 2019) (with Alex Stein). (forthcoming)
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Is the Government Fiscally Blind? An Empirical Examination of the Effect of the Compensation Requirement on Eminent Domain Exercises (June 24, 2015), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-34 (with Ronit Levine-Schnur). (forthcoming)
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Research Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Property Law
  • Law and Economics


Penn Law - Robert G. Fuller, Jr. Professor of Law (2011- ); Professor (2004-11); Assistant Professor (2002-04)

Visiting Lecturer - Yale (2000 & 2002)

Fordham Law - Assistant Professor (1998-2002)


  • Property Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Impact of the Internet on Copyright and Patent Law

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