Mr. Band has written extensively on intellectual property and electronic commerce matters. He co-authored Interfaces on Trial: Intellectual Property and Interoperability in the Global Software Industry (Westview Press 1995), a book concerning the unprotectability of software interface specifications and the permissibility of software reverse engineering. Interfaces on Trial received favorable reviews in 3 International Journal of Law and Information Technology 198 (1995), 15 Journal of International Law and Business 707 (1995), 20 New Matter 35 (1995), 9 Harvard Journal of Law and Technology 585 (1996), and 7 Law and Politics Book Review 206 (May 1997). Mr. Band co-authored a sequel, Interfaces on Trial 2.0 (MIT Press 2011). He then released the next volume in the series in electronic form, Interfaces on Trial 3.0: Oracle America v. Google and Beyond. Additionally, Mr. Band co-authored the chapter "Overlapping Forms of Protection for Databases" in Wilkof & Basheer, Overlapping Intellectual Property Rights (Oxford 2012); and contributed the chapter on publicity rights in Chisum & Jacobs, World Intellectual Property Guidebook—United States (Matthew Bender & Co. 1992). Mr. Band also authored or co-authored over 100 articles listed below.
Mr. Band’s articles have been used in many classes, including at the Harvard Law School, Business School and Kennedy School of Government; the Georgetown University Law Center; the New York University School of Law; Columbia University Law School; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; University of California, Berkeley, School of Information Management & Systems; and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management; Northwestern University.
Judge Posner cited one of Mr. Band's articles in Assessment Technologies of Wisconsin v. Wiredata, Inc., 350 F.3d 640, 645 (7th Cir. 2003). Mr. Band’s writings have been cited in journals published by the Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Berkeley, UCLA, Hofstra, Buffalo, Brooklyn, Southern California, Oregon, Denver, Cardozo, Connecticut, New York, Florida, Chicago-Kent, Franklin Pierce, George Washington, Georgia State, Valpariso, Vanderbilt, Villanova, Virginia, Rutgers, Ohio State, Texas, Temple, Dickinson, and DePaul Law Schools, as well as the High Technology Law Review, Tech Law Journal, AIPLA Quarterly Journal, the National Law Journal, The Computer Lawyer, the Journal of Law and Commerce, and a study issued by the National Research Council.
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Mr. Band authored or co-authored the following articles:
• "The Protectability of Application Program Interfaces: Oracle America v. Google," 59 Journal of the Japanese Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property 2 (October 2014).