Greg R. Vetter, Univ. of Houston Law Center

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress:

Regulating the Software License in Health Information Technology (work in progress).



Opportunistic Free and Open Source Software Development Pathways, 30 HARV. J.L. & TECH. 167 (2017) (click here for a copy - pdf, 500 kb).

Are Prior User Rights Good for Software? 73 TEX. INTELL. PROP. L.J. 251 (2015) (click here for a copy - pdf, 500 kb).

Patent Law’s Unpredictability Doctrine & the Software Arts, 76 MISSOURI L. REV. 763 (2011) (click here for a copy - pdf, 800 kb).

Patenting Cryptographic Technology, 84 CHICAGO-KENT L. REV. 757 (2010) (click here for a copy - pdf, 99 kb).

Commercial Free and Open Source Software: Knowledge Production, Hybrid Appropriability & Patents, 77 FORDHAM L. REV. 2087 (2009) (click here for a copy - pdf, 263 kb).

Slouching toward Open Innovation: Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) for Electronic Health Information, 30 WASH. U. J. L. & POLICY 179 (2009) (click here for a copy - pdf, 351 kb).

Claiming Copyleft in Open Source Software: What if the Free Software Foundation's General Public License (GPL) had been Patented?, 2008 MICH ST. L. REV. 279 (click here for a copy - pdf, 248 kb).

Open Source Licensing & Scattering Opportunism in Software Standards, 48 B.C. L. REV. 225 (2007) (click here for a copy - pdf, 175 kb).

Exit and Voice in Free and Open Source Software Licensing: Moderating the Rein over Software Users, 85 OREGON L. REV. 183 (2006) (click here for a copy - pdf, 353 kb).

“Infectious” Open Source Software: Spreading Incentives or Promoting Resistance? 36 RUTGERS L.J. 53 (2005) (click here for a copy - pdf, 718 kb).

The Collaborative Integrity of Open Source Software, 2004 UTAH L. REV. 563 (2004) (click here for a copy - pdf, 621kb).

YALE JOURNAL OF INT'L LAW: Command Responsibility of Non Military Superiors in the International Criminal Court, 25 YALE J. INT'L L. 89 (2000).

NORTHWESTERN LAW REVIEW: Is a Personality Test a Pre Job Offer Medical Examination under the ADA?, 93 NW. U. L. REV. 597 (1999).

Other Publications:

A Public Domain Approach to Free and Open Source Software?, 75 Ohio St. L.J. Furthermore 8 (2014) (click here for a copy - pdf, 351 kb).

Embedding Thickets in Information Security?:  Cryptography Patenting and Strategic Implications for Information Technology, solicited chapter in HARBORING DATA:  INFORMATION SECURITY, LAW AND THE CORPORATION (Andrea M. Matwyshyn ed., Stanford University Press, 2009)

Exit and Voice in Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), solicited chapter in a book by ICFAI University Press entitled OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE: EMERGING ISSUES (G Usha ed., 2008)

Perspectives on Patent Licensing Language Appearing in Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) Licensing, 45th Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law, Institute for Law and Technology at the Center for American and International Law (2007)

Open Source Software and Information Wealth, solicited chapter in a four volume treatise by Praeger/Greenwood entitled INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND INFORMATION WEALTH:  ISSUES AND PRACTICES IN A DIGITAL AGE (Peter K. Yu ed., 2006)

Trademark in Transition, 41 Hous. L. Rev. 707 (2004) (introductory commentary and prologue for the June 2004 IPIL/Houston Santa Fe Conference, Trademark in Transition)

Free & Open Source Software, 17th Annual Intellectual Property Law Course, Texas State Bar (2004)

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Legal Scholarship Network:

Here is the SSRN page for my items.

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