Featured here are the following prizewinning essays in the 1990 and 1991 ASCAP Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition in copyright law:
1st Prize: Lee D. Neumann, Columbia University School of Law, "The Berne Convention and Droit de Suite Legislation in the United States".
2nd Prize: Michael K. Davis-Hall, Harvard Law School, "Copyright and the Design of Useful Articles: A Functional Analysis of 'Separability.'"
3rd Prize: Cynthia D. Mann, Harvard Law School, "The Aesthetic Side of Life: The Applied Art/Industrial Design Dichotomy".
4th Prize (tie): Jon Clark, University of Maine School of Law, "Copyright Law and Work for Hire: A Critical History".
4th Prize (tie): Ted K. Ringsred, William Mitchell College of Law, "Is Anticompetitive Misuse a Defense to Copyright Infringement?"
Honorable Mention: Benjamin R. Seecof, University of California -- Hastings College of the Law, "Scanning Into the Future of Copyrightable Images: Computer-Based Image Processing Poses a Present Threat".
1st Prize: Christine L. Chinni, Western New England College School of Law, "Droit D'Auteur Versus the Economics of Copyright: Implications for American Law of Accession to the Berne Convention".
2nd Prize: Jonathan Z. King, Harvard Law School, "The Anatomy of a Jazz Recording: Copyrighting America's Classical Music".
3rd Prize: Leslie J. Hagin, University of Texas at Austin School of Law, "A Comparative Analysis of Laws Applied to Fashion Works: Renewing the Proposal for Folding Fashion Works Into the United States Copyright Statute".
4th Prize: John Gastineau, Indiana University School of Law, "Bent Fish: Issues of Ownership and Infringement in Digitally Processed Images".
5thPrize: Montgomery Frankel, University of San Francisco School of Law, "From Kroft to Shaw, and Beyond: The Shifting Test for Copyright Infringement in the Ninth Circuit".