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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…


  • Intellectual Property
  • Property Law
  • Information Law

Articles and Book Chapters

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).

The Green Option, 99 MINN. L. REV. 967 (2015) (with Endre Stavang)

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 Role of Unfair Competition in the Common Law, in INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND THE COMMON LAW (Shyamkrishna Balganesh ed., Cambridge University Press, 2013) (with Shyamkrishna Balganesh).
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Cities, Property, and Positive Externalities, 54 WM. & MARY L. REV. 211 (2012) (with Peter Siegelman).

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).

Beyond Fair Use, 96 CORNELL L. REV. 91 (2010) (with Phil Weiser).

Reconceptualizing Trespass, 103 NW. U. L. REV. 1823 (2009) (with Alex Stein).

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

Originality, 95 VA. L. REV. 1505 (2009) (with Alex Stein).

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

Reconfiguring Property in Three Dimensions, 75 U. CHI. L. REV. (2008) (with Abraham Bell).

More publications can be found here.

Working Papers

Incomplete Takings (February 23, 2017). Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming (with Abraham Bell). (forthcoming)
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Empowering Individual Plaintiffs (September 1, 2016). 102 CORNELL L. REV. __ (forthcoming 2017) (with Alex Stein). (forthcoming 2017)
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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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