Joe specializes in intellectual property law and also teaches antitrust law, among other courses. Before coming to Georgia he was a professor at Lewis and Clark. Joe has clerked for a judge, taught at Northwestern, worked as a lawyer in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and practiced patent and general appellate law at Sidley & Austin. Here's his curriculum vitae, and here is some of his academic writing.
September 24th, 2017 | 1 hr 26 mins
common law, constitutional law, interpretation, judges, jurisprudence, philosophy, supreme court, theory
On Justice Souter's legal reasoning, with Charles Barzun.
September 8th, 2017 | 1 hr 27 mins
empirical, ip, judges, patent, supreme court, technology
On citation networks and other things.
August 4th, 2017 | 2 hrs 6 mins
eclipse, movies, music, nonsense, podcasts, politics
Just us in a weird episode about nothing in particular.
August 1st, 2017 | 1 hr 36 mins
Into the mailbag.
July 23rd, 2017 | 1 hr 19 mins
animals, jurisprudence, morality, philosophy, speed traps, theory
On the nature of law and its reasons, with Jeffrey Kaplan.
July 9th, 2017 | 1 hr 20 mins
constitutional law, federal courts, federalism, interpretation, supreme court
On anti-novelty arguments in constitutional law, with Leah Litman.
July 2nd, 2017 | 1 hr 14 mins
administrative law, constitutional law, politics, presidents, professionalism, trump
On presidential legal decisionmaking, with Daphna Renan.
June 25th, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
education, ip, legal practice, literature, trademark
On trademark, IP characters, and clinics, with Stacey Dogan.
June 14th, 2017 | 1 hr 7 mins
criminal law, equal protection, federal courts, interpretation, judges, police, regulation, speed traps
On crackdowns, with Mila Sohoni.
June 2nd, 2017 | 1 hr 19 mins
constitutional law, federal courts, military, national security, statutory interpretation, supreme court
On the civilian-military divide, with Steve Vladeck.
May 26th, 2017 | 1 hr 18 mins
coase, copyright, interpretation, ip, juries, literature
On reading and meaning in copyright law, with Zahr Said.
May 13th, 2017 | 1 hr 19 mins
copyright, fair use, internet, ip, scholarship
On the Google Books settlement, with James Grimmelmann.
May 6th, 2017 | 1 hr 32 mins
constitutional law, federal courts, judges, podcasts, politics, supreme court
On the Supreme Court, with Dan Epps and Ian Samuel.
April 28th, 2017 | 1 hr 14 mins
common law, contract, economics, interpretation, law and economics, private ordering
On boilerplate contracts, with Jim Gibson.
April 21st, 2017 | 1 hr 9 mins
copyright, ip, music, private ordering, property
On copyright in music, with Joe Fishman.
April 14th, 2017 | 1 hr 16 mins
employment, equal protection, gender, interpretation, judges, rights, statutory interpretation
On sexual orientation discrimination, with Anthony Kreis.