Faculty Bibliographies

Jeffrey A. Lefstin

Journal Articles

  • Final Report of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology Section 101 Workshop: Addressing Patent Eligibility Challenges, 33 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 551 (2018) (with Peter S. Menell & David O. Taylor). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Inventive Application: A History, 67 Fla. L. Rev. 565 (2015). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • The Three Faces of Prometheus: A Post-Alice Jurisprudence of Abstractions, 16 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 647 (2015). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • In re Roslin Institute: Products of Nature and Source Limitations, 3 N.T.U.T. J. Intell. Prop. L. & Mgmt. 95 (2014). URL
  • The Hot–Blast Cases Revisited, 43 CIPA J. 400 (2014).
  • The Constitution of Patent Law: The Court of Customs and Patent Appeals and the Shape of the Federal Circuit's Jurisprudence, 43 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 843 (2010). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • The Formal Structure of Patent Law and the Limits of Enablement, 23 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1141 (2008). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Claim Construction, Appeal, and the Predictability of Interpretive Regimes, 61 U. Miami L. Rev. 1033 (2007). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • The Measure of the Doubt: Dissent, Indeterminacy, and Interpretation at the Federal Circuit, 58 Hastings L.J. 1025 (2007). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Mutations in the Glucocorticoid Receptor DNA–binding Domain Mimic an Allosteric Effect of DNA, 301 J. Molecular Bio. 947 (2000) (with Marc A.A. van Tilborg et al). URL
  • Allosteric Effects of DNA on Transcriptional Regulators, 392 Nature 885 (1998) (with Keith R. Yamamoto). URL
  • Influence of a Steroid Receptor DNA–Binding Domain on Transcriptional Regulatory Functions, 8 Genes & Dev. 2842 (1994) (with Jay R. Thomas & Keith R. Yamamoto). URL
  • Three–Dimensional Organization of Chromosomes Studied by in situ Hybridization and Optical–Sectioning Microscopy, 1205 Proc. Soc. Photo–Optical Instrumentation Engineers 11 (1990) (with Yasushi Hiraoka et al.). URL
Chapters In Books

  • Neilson v. Harford: Shape and Form in Patent Law, in Forgotten Intellectual Property Lore: Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property 55 (Shubha Ghosh ed., Edward Elgar Pub. 2020) (Elgar Law and Entrepreneurship series). URL
Other Publications

  • Athena Rising?, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 392 (2020) (Brief of Professors Jeffrey A. Lefstin and Peter S. Menell as Amici Curiae in Support of Petition for a Writ of Certiorari in Athena Diagnostics v. Mayo Collaborative Services). URL
  • Restoring the Legislative Framework for Patenting Applications of Scientific Discoveries, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2767904 (2016) (Brief of Professors Jeffrey A. Lefstin and Peter S. Menell as Amici Curiae in support of Petition for A Writ Of Certiorari in Sequinom v. Ariosa, No. 15-1182) . URL
  • Don't Throw Out Fetal-Diagnostic Innovation with the Bathwater: Why Ariosa v. Sequenom Is an Ideal Vehicle for Constructing a Sound Patent-Eligibility Framework, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2652452 (2015) (Brief of Professors Jeffrey A. Lefstin and Peter S. Menell as Amici Curiae in support of Rehearing En Banc in Ariosa v. Sequenom, Nos. 2014-1139, 2014-1144). URL
  • Rethinking Patent Eligibility for the Modern Scientific Age, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2402776; UC Hastings Research Paper No. 97 (2014) Brief of Professors Jeffrey A. Lefstin and Peter S. Menell as Amici Curiae in support of Respondents in Alice v. CLS Bank No. 13-289. URL
Student Notes/Comments

  • Note, Does the First Amendment Bar Cancellation of REDSKINS?, 52 Stan. L. Rev. 665 (2000). HEIN WL SSRN
Dissertations & Theses

  • Allosteric Modulation of Transcriptional Activation Functions by the DNA–Binding Domain of the Glucocorticoid Receptor (1997) (unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, San Francisco) (on file with the Northern Regional Library Facility).

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