Zahr Said

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Associate Professor of Law
Director, Center for Advanced Research and Studies on Innovation Policy (CASRIP)

Phone: (206) (805) 622-9247

Curriculum Vitae | SSRN author page

Representative Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

Zahr Said, A Transactional Theory of the Reader in Copyright Law, 102 Iowa L. Rev. 605-50 (2017).

Zahr Said, Copyright's Illogical Exclusion of Conceptual Art That Changes Over Time, 39 Colum. J. L. & Arts 335-54 (2016).

Zahr K. Said, Foreword: Fair Use in the Digital Age, and Campbell v. Acuff-Rose at 21, 90 Wash. L. Rev. 579-96 (2015).

Zahr K. Said, Reforming Copyright Interpretation, 28 Harv. J. L. & Tech. 469-524 (2015).

Zahr K. Said, Defending Deference: A Reply to Professor Sylvain's Disruption and Deference, 74 Md. L. Rev. 777-84 (2015).

Zahr K. Said, Mandated Disclosure in Literary Hybrid Speech, 88 Wash. L. Rev. 419-74 (2013).

Zahr Said, Only Part of the Picture: A Response to Professor Tushnet's Worth a Thousand Words, 16 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 349-68 (2013)

Zahr Said, Fixing Copyright in Characters: Literary Perspectives on a Legal Problem, 35 Cardozo L. Rev. 769-829 (2013).

Zahr K. Said, Incorporating Literary Methods and Texts in the Teaching of Tort Law, 3 Calif. L. Rev. Circuit 170-81 (2012).

Zahr K. Said, Incorporating Literary Methods and Texts in the Teaching Tort Law, 3 Calif. L. Rev. Circuit 170 (2012).

Zahr Said, Embedded Advertising and the Venture Consumer, 89 N. C. L. Rev. 99-170 (2010).

Zahr Said Stauffer, Note, 'Po-mo Karaoke' or Postcolonial Pastiche? What Fair Use Analysis Could Draw from Literary Criticism, 31 Colum. J.L. & Arts 43-90 (2007).

Book Chapters

Zahr Said Stauffer, Rethinking the Arab-African Novel: A Case for Thematization, in Teaching the African Novel (Gaurav Gajanan Desai ed., Modern Language Association 2009). (MLA Options for Teaching no. 24)

Professional Publications

Zahr Said, A Response to Madhavi Sunder's From Goods to a Good Life: Intellectual Property and Global Justice, Concurring Opinions (Sep. 11, 2012).

Book Reviews

Zahr K. Said, Coming of Age in IP: What Goods, Infrastructures, and Property Theory Suggest about the Flourishing of Intellectual Property Scholarship, 49 Tulsa L. Rev. 515-25 (2013) (reviewing Ronald A. Cass & Keith N. Hylton, Laws of Creation: Property Rights in the World of Ideas (2013); Madhavi Sunder, From Goods to a Good Life: Intellectual Property and Global Justice (2012); Brett M. Frischmann, Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources (2012)).


Zahr Said Stauffer, The Politicisation of Shakespeare in Arabic in Youssef Chahine's Film Trilogy, 47 Eng. Stud. Afr. 41-55 (2004).

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