Faculty Profiles

Harold See

Harold See

Professor of Law
B.A., Emporia State University; M.S., Iowa State University; J.D., University of Iowa College of Law


Phone: (615) 460-8242

Email: harold.see@belmont.edu


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Harold See received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Emporia State University, his Master of Science degree in Economics from Iowa State University, and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Iowa College of Law, where he graduated with honors and was awarded the Order of the Coif.

He worked his way through school as a heavy equipment operator, a sheet metal worker, and a roofer.  He served as Assistant Professor of Economics at Illinois State University.  Following law school, he practiced law with the Chicago law firm of Sidley & Austin.  He joined the faculty at the University of Alabama School of Law, where he served for over twenty years successively as Associate Professor, Full Professor, and Herbert D. Warner Professor of Law.  He was elected to the Alabama Supreme Court in 1996 and re-elected to that position in 2002.  In 2009, Justice See retired from the Court.

Justice See has served as a contributing editor to the Federal Circuit Bar Journal, and he is a member of the American Law Institute, the Alabama Law Institute, the American Economics Association, the Federalist Society, the American Bar Association, and the Alabama State Bar Association.  He is admitted to the Illinois and Alabama bars and has served as reporter for the Alabama Trade Secrets Acts and for a set of revisions to the Alabama Trademark Law.  Justice See has authored or edited numerous books, chapters, articles, and reviews.

Justice See was also the founding President of the Carroll’s Creek Volunteer Fire Department in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
COURSES

Contracts & Sales
Constitutional Law
Law & Economics
Trademarks


PUBLICATIONS

 

Harold See et al., The Commercial Law of Intellectual Property (1994) (Supp. 1995-2012). 

Harold See et al., Federalist Society Panel Discussion: Judicial Selection, Federal and State, 32 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 453 (2009).

Harold See, Federal Patent and Trademark Law, in Specialized Legal Research (Penny A. Hazelton ed., Supp. 2012) (forthcoming 2012). 

Harold See, Federal Patent and Trademark Law, in Specialized Legal Research (Leah F. Chanin ed., rev. 2008).

Harold See, An Essay on Judicial Selection, in Bench Press: The Collision of Courts, Politics, and the Media (Keith J. Bybee ed., 2007).

Harold See, The Separation of Powers and the Public Policy Role of the State Court in a Routine Case, 8 Tex. Rev. L. & Pol. 345 (2004). 

Harold See, Comment, Judicial Selection and Decisional Independence, 61 L. and Contemp. Probl. 141 (1998).

Kolm, Serge-Christophe, Justice and Equity (Harold See ed. & trans., MIT Press, 1997).

Harold See, Federal Patent and Trademark Law, in Specialized Legal Research (Leah F. Chanin ed., rev. 1995).

Harold See, Copyright, Trademarks, and Patents, in The Encyclopedia of the United States Congress (Donald C. Bacon et al., eds., 1995).

Harold See, Bankruptcy, in The Encyclopedia of the United States Congress (Donald C. Bacon et al., eds., 1995).

Harold See, Patent, Trademark, Copyright, in Alabama Law Office Practice Deskbook (R. McCurley ed., rev. vol. 1995).

Robert P. Merges, Intellectual Property and the Costs of Commercial Exchange:  A Review Essay, 93 Mich. L. Rev. 1570 (1995) (reviewing Harold See et al., The Commercial Law of Intellectual Property (1994)). 

Harold See, Trademarks, Fed. Circuit B.J. (1992 - 1996). 

Economic, Industrial and Managerial Coordination Between Japan and the United States (Harold See et al., eds., 1992).

Harold See, Economic Incentives and the Computer Software Industry:  A Comparative Analysis of the Intellectual Property Law of the U.S. and Japan, in Economic, Industrial and Managerial Coordination Between Japan and the United States (Kiyoshi Abe, William Gunther & Harold See, 1992).

Harold See et al., An Overview of Coordination Concerns, in Economic, Industrial and Managerial Coordination Between Japan and the United States (Kiyoshi Abe, William Gunther & Harold See, 1992).

Harold See, Federal Patent and Trademark Law, in Specialized Legal Research (Leah F. Chanin ed., rev. 1991).

Harold See & Frank M. Caprio, The Trouble with Brulotte: The Patent Royalty Term and Patent Monopoly Extension" 1990 Utah L. Rev. 813 *"judged one of the best intellectual property law review articles recently published" and selected for reprinting in Intellectual Property Law Review.

Harold See, Municipal Authority for Truck Route Regulation (1990).

Harold See, An Essay on Legal Ethics and the Search for Truth, 3 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 323 (1989).

Harold See, Punitive Damages:  Introduction and Synopsis, 40 Ala. L. Rev. 687 (1989).

Harold See, Punitive Damages:  A Supporting Theory, 40 Ala. L. Rev. 1229 (1989).

Harold See, Criteria for the Evaluation of Law School Examination Papers, 38 J. Legal Educ. 361 (1988).

Harold See, Federal Patent and Trademark Law, in Specialized Legal Research (Leah F. Chanin ed., 1988).

Harold See, Patent, Trademark, Copyright, in Alabama Law Office Practice Deskbook (R. McCurley ed., 1988).

Harold See, Computer Software Protection in the United States, in Le logiciel: propriété et contrats (E. Mackaay ed., 1986).

Harold See, A General Practitioner's Introduction to Trademark Law, 47 Ala. Law. 46 (1986).

Harold See, A General Practitioner's Introduction to Copyright Law, 46 Ala. Law. 326 (1985).

Harold See, A General Practitioner's Introduction to Patent and Trade Secret Law, 46 Ala.  Law. 188 (1985).

Harold See, An Evaluation of Liability Arising From Certain Ordinances, Policies and Procedures (1985). 

Harold See, Liability of Local Governments for Traffic Accidents (1984).

Harold See & Daniel S. Turner, Risk Management Seminar (1984). 

Harold See, Contingent Fees in An Adversary System:  An Economic Perspective, 1984 Utah L. Rev. 485.

Harold See & William Gunther, Limit Pricing and Predation in the Antitrust Laws:  Economic and Legal Aspects, 35 Ala. L. Rev. 211 (1984).

Harold See, Copyright Ownership of Joint Works and Terminations of Transfers, 30 U. Kan. L. Rev. 517 (1982).

Harold See, The Judiciary and Dispute Resolution in Japan:  A Survey, 10 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 339 (1982).

Symposium, The Global Corporation: Agent of Change - A Symposium, 6 J.L. & Econ. 211 (1972).