Matthew Sag

Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Professor

25 E. Pearson

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Defense Against the Dark Arts of Copyright Trolling

103 Iowa Law Review 571 (2018)
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Matthew Sag and Jake Haskell
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Independent
Downloads 7,960 (850)
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Copyright, Copyright trolls, Statutory damages, Litigation, Litigation strategy, Civil procedure, Pleading standards, Joinder, File-sharing, BitTorrent, Public interest litigation

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IP Litigation in United States District Courts: 1994 to 2014

101 Iowa Law Review 1065 (2016)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2016
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 1,362 (16,786)
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Intellectual Property, Litigation, Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Empirical Legal Studies, Internet, File sharing, Trolls, Forum Shopping, Forum Selling, District courts

3.

Predicting Fair Use

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 73:1 47-91 (2012), TRPC 2011, Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 May 2012
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 1,132 (22,212)
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Copyright, Fair Use, Empirical, Commercial, Creativity, Amount, Transformative Use, Laywers & Law Firms, Litigation

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The New Legal Landscape for Text Mining and Machine Learning

Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA, Vol. 66 p.291 (2019)
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2020
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 1,007 (26,322)
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Copyright, Fair Use, Terms of Use, Computer Hacking, Digital Rights Management, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Digital Single Market Directive, Text Mining, Text Data Mining, Digital Humanities, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Internet Search, Reverse Engineering, Plagiarism Detection

5.

Copyright Trolling, An Empirical Study

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2014
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 866 (32,620)

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Copyright trolls, Patent trolls, Copyright litigation, Empirical legal studies, Statutory damages, Joinder, Pornography

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The Google Book Settlement and the Fair Use Counterfactual

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 55, 2010, The DePaul University College of Law, Technology, Law & Culture Research Series Paper No. 10-001
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 860 (32,942)
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Google, Google Book Search, Google Settlement, Authors Guild, Copyright, Fair Use, Class Action, Antitrust

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Downloads 790 ( 36,960)
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The Pre-History of Fair Use

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2011
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 666 (46,009)

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Copyright, History, Fair Use, Abridgment, Derivative Right, Market Effect, Substitution

The Pre-History of Fair Use

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 27, 2011, The DePaul University College of Law, Technology, Law & Culture Research Paper No. 10-007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Oct 2010
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 124 (270,084)

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Copyright, History, Fair Use, Abridgment, Derivative Right, Market Effect, Substitution

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Brief of Digital Humanities and Law Scholars as Amici Curiae in Authors Guild v. Google

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Oct 2012
Matthew Jockers, Matthew Sag and Jason Schultz
Washington State University, Loyola University Chicago School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 681 (45,239)

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Copyright, text-mining, digital humanities, nonexpressive use, hathitrust

9.

Taking Laughter Seriously at the Supreme Court

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Mar 2019
Tonja Jacobi and Matthew Sag
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 660 (47,200)

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Humor, Laughter, Advocacy, Oral argument, Supreme Court, Judges, Justices of the Supreme Court, Polarization, Judicial decision-making, Judicial behavior, Empirical legal studies

10.

Patent Reform and Differential Impact

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 925722
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Matthew Sag and Kurt W. Rohde
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 599 (53,551)
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Patent, law and economics, bad patents, differential impact, uncertainty, information asymmetries, post-grant review

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The Effect of Judicial Ideology in Intellectual Property Cases

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jul 2007
Matthew Sag, Tonja Jacobi and Maxim Sytch
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 557 (58,637)
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intellectual property, ideology, politics, attitudinal model, empirical, supreme court, federal circuit, patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret

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The New Oral Argument: Justices as Advocates

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 94, 2019
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 06 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2018
Tonja Jacobi and Matthew Sag
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 541 (60,871)

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Supreme Court, Oral argument, decision-making, ideology, advocacy, polarization, empirical legal studies

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Internet Safe Harbors and the Transformation of Copyright Law

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 93, 2017
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2018
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 524 (63,335)
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Copyright, DMCA, Infringement, Internet, Safe harbors, Enforcement, Fair use, Automation, Algorithms, Robots

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Copyright and Copy-Reliant Technology

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 103, 2009, The DePaul University College of Law, Technology, Law & Culture Research Series Paper No. 09-001
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2012
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 516 (64,562)
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Internet, Copyright, Non-expressive use, Opt-out, Fair use, Transaction costs

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The Fair Use Doctrine in the United States — A Response to the Kernochan Report

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
Gwen Hinze, Peter A. Jaszi and Matthew Sag
University of California, Berkeley, American University - Washington College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 492 (68,519)
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Copyright, Fair Use, United States, Australia, Education

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Promoting Innovation

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 100, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2014
Spencer Weber Waller and Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 386 (91,408)
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Antitrust, Competition, Creative destruction, Joseph Schumpeter, Intellectual property

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Beyond Abstraction: The Law and Economics of Copyright Scope and Doctrinal Efficiency

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 81, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 916603
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jul 2006
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 383 (92,282)
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Copyright, copyright scope, cost-benefit analysis, doctrinal efficiency, fair use, law and economics, secondary liability, market failure, and private ordering

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God in the Machine: A New Structural Analysis of Copyright's Fair Use Doctrine

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-10
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 May 2005
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 372 (95,433)
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Intellectual Property, Copyright, Fair Use, Public Choice, Consumer Autonomy, Medium Neutrality, Reverse Engineering

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Implementing User Rights for Research in the Field of Artificial Intelligence: A Call for International Action

European Intellectual Property Review 2020, Issue 7, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2020-12
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2020
American University - Washington College of Law, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP), Faculty of Law - KU Leuven, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Schulich School of Law and American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 337 (107,774)
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Copyright, artificial intelligence, machine learning, text and data mining, user rights, limitations and exceptions, research

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IP Litigation in United States District Courts - 2015 Update

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 313 (115,703)

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Intellectual Property, Litigation, Empirical, Copyright, Patent, Trademark

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Brief of Digital Humanities and Law Scholars as Amici Curiae in Authors Guild v. Hathitrust

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jun 2013
Matthew Jockers, Matthew Sag and Jason Schultz
Washington State University, Loyola University Chicago School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 308 (117,681)

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copyright, intellectual property, text-mining, digital humanities, digitization, non-expressive use, non-consumptive use

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Ideology and Exceptionalism in Intellectual Property: An Empirical Study

California Law Review, Vol. 97, p. 801, 2009, The DePaul University College of Law, Technology, Law & Culture Research Series Paper No. 09-009
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 29 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2010
Matthew Sag, Tonja Jacobi and Maxim Sytch
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 288 (126,313)
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Intellectual Property, Ideology, Politics, Attitudinal model, Empirical

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Orphan Works as Grist for the Data Mill

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 260 (140,521)
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Nonexpressive, expressive, expression, library, digitization, fair use, original, copying, software, copyright

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League Structure & Stadium Rent Seeking - The Role of Antitrust Revisited

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-006, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-05
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2012
David D. Haddock, Tonja Jacobi and Matthew Sag
Downloads 230 (158,391)
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Antitrust, Competition, Sport, League Structure, Promotion-and-relegation

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An Information-Gathering Approach to Copyright Policy

34 Cardozo Law Review 173 (2012), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 12-17, Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-014
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 May 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
Peter C. DiCola and Matthew Sag
Northwestern University School of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 225 (161,794)

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Copyright, Technology, Information, Institutions, Rights, Policy

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Twelve Year-Olds, Grandmothers, and Other Good Targets for the Recording Industry's File Sharing Litigation

Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property, Vol. 4, No. 2, p. 133, Spring 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 181 (197,664)

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Copyright, Peer-to-peer, File sharing, End User Litigation

Taking the Measure of Ideology: Empirically Measuring Supreme Court Cases

Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Tonja Jacobi and Matthew Sag
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 177 (201,548)

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Judicial behavior, Empirical legal studies, Measurement, Ideology, Collegiality, Strategic behavior, Intellectual property, Supreme Court

Taking the Measure of Ideology: Empirically Measuring Supreme Court Cases

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2009
Tonja Jacobi and Matthew Sag
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law

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Judicial behavior, Empirical legal studies, Measurement, Ideology, Collegiality, Strategic behavior, Intellectual property, Supreme Court

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Empirical Studies of Copyright Litigation: Nature of Suit Coding

Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 162 (217,322)
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Copyright, Empirical, PACER, Nature of Suit, Litigation, Validity

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Empirical Studies of Copyright Litigation

Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law (Vol. II -- Analytical Methods) (Edward Elgar Publishing) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 159 (220,768)

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Intellectual Property, Copyright, Economics, Empirical, Litigation

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Brief of Digital Humanities and Law Scholars as Amici Curiae in Support of Defendant-Appellees and Affirmance, (The Authors Guild, Inc., et al., v. Google, Inc., et al.) (Second Circuit)

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Jul 2014
Matthew Jockers, Matthew Sag and Jason Schultz
Washington State University, Loyola University Chicago School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 157 (223,217)

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copyright, text-mining, digital humanities, non-expressive use, search engines, book search, meta data, fair use, Authors Guild, Hathitrust, Google

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The Uncertain Scope of the Public Performance Right after Aereo

Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-017
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
Matthew Sag
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 150 (231,664)

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Copyright, Public Performance, Technology, Broadcast, Cable, Aereo, Cablevision, Fair Use

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Oral Argument in the Time of COVID: The Chief Plays Calvinball

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, ___ (2021)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Minnesota, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 93 (329,854)
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Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pandemic, Institutions, Adaptation, Supreme Court, Oral Argument, Empirical Legal Studies

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The Data-Sitters Club #7: The DSC and Mean Copyright Law

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Quinn Dombrowski and Matthew Sag
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 6 (710,966)

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Copyright, Text data mining, text mining, fair use, DMCA, Baby-sitting