Law-related classes taught: I include a section on law (primarily intellectual property) in cyberspace/internet/online/new media when I teach undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in new media and internet studies. I also include a section on intellectual property law when I teach about mass media.
Law-related scholarly interests: I have published work on intellectual property, internet and popular music, and on virtual reality and intellectual property.
“Reality© and Virtual Reality©: When virtual and real worlds collide,” Cultural Studies 20(2-3), pp. 211-226, 2006.
After-Life as After-Image: Death, Fame and Fandom (editor, with Joli Jensen), Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 2005.
“Music Downloading and Listening: Findings from the Pew Internet and American Life Project,” with Amanda Lenhart, Popular Music and Society 27:2 (2004), pp. 185-199.
“Rights, Copyrights and Technology: Tradition, Trends and Trouble,” Southern Review 35:2 (2002), pp. 88-99.
“Music That Moves: Popular Music, Distribution and Network Technologies,” Cultural Studies 16:2 (2002), pp. 213-232.
“Distribuizione e Downloading: La Musica e le Tecnologie del Web,” in Sound Tracks: Tracce, Convergenze e Scenari Degli Studi Musicali, Francesco D’Amato, ed. (Tome: Meltemi Editore, 2002), pp. 149-162.
“Mass Communication, Intellectual Property Rights, International Trade and the Popular Music Industry,” in Mass Media, and Free Trade: NAFTA and the Cultural Industries, Emile McAnany and Kenton Wilkinson, eds. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1997), pp. 331-350.
“Unlicensed Broadcasting: Content and Conformity,” Journalism Quarterly, 71:2 (Summer 1994), pp. 395-402.
“Critical Legal Studies & Popular Music Studies,” Stanford Humanities Review, 3:2 (Fall, 1993), pp. 77-90.
“Music & Copyright in the USA,” in Music & Copyright, Simon Frith, ed. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 1993), pp. 67-85.
“Who Fought The Way? American Responses to Popular Music, Cultural Production and the International Popular Music Industry,” in Rock and Popular Music: Politics, Policies and Institutions, Tony Bennett, Larry Grossberg, Graeme Turner and Simon Frith, eds., (London: Routledge, 1993), pp. 83-98.
“Ban(ne)d in the USA: Pop Music & Censorship,” Jrnal. Of Communication Inquiry, 15:1(Winter 1991), pp. 73-88.