Invited Overseas researchers | Carol Mullins Hayes

Carol Mullins Hayes  
Yuying Guan
Research Associate, University of Illinois College of Law

Visiting Term

2 June - 30 November 2013

Research Theme

“Commitments to License on Fair, Reasonable, and Nondiscriminatory Terms: Comparing the Japanese Approach to Technology Standards with Emerging Trends Around the World ”


B.A. from the University of Arkansas, J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law. Christine Mirzayan Law and Technology Policy Graduate Fellow at the National Academy of Science, Fall 2010.


  1. Content Discrimination on the Internet: Calls for Regulation of Net Neutrality, 2009 U. Ill. J.L. Tech. & Pol'y 493.(coauthor)
  2. (with Kesan) Thinking Through Active Defense in Cyberspace, in NAT’L RESEARCH COUNCIL, PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP ON DETERRING CYBERATTACKS (2010) (Honorable mention).
  3. (with Kesan) Mitigative Counterstriking: Self-Defense and Deterrence in Cyberspace, 25 HARV. J. L. & TECH. 415 (2012).
  4. (with Kesan) The Law and Policy of Non-Compete Clauses in the United States and Their Implications, in BUSINESS INNOVATION AND THE LAW: PERSPECTIVES FROM INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, LABOUR, COMPETITION AND CORPORATE LAW (Marilyn Pittard et al., eds., Edward Elgar Press, 2012).
  5. (with Kesan and Bashir) Information Privacy and Data Control in Cloud Computing: Consumers, Privacy Preferences, and Market Efficiency, 70 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 341 (2013)
  6. (with Kesan) Patent Transfers in the Information Age: FRAND Commitments and Transparency, presented at National Academy of Sciences Symposium on Management of Intellectual Property in Standard-Setting Process, available at
  7. (with Kesan) FRAND’s Forever: Standards, Patent Transfers, and Licensing Commitments, 89 Ind. L. J. , (forthcoming 2014)