Professor Pascale Chapdelaine's work cited in Supreme Court of Texas decision

Pascale Chapdelaine

Professor Pascale Chapdelaine's work on the property attributes of copyright was cited in the Supreme Court of Texas decision Jim Olive Photography v. University of Houston System. 

The court held that "the violation of copyright, (...) is not a taking of the copyright", essentially settling a procedural matter and upholding the Court of Appeals decision.

In arriving at its decision, the court referred to several works on the nature of copyright including Professor Chapdelaine's "The Property Attributes of Copyright" (2014) 10 Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal 34: