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IRPN: Innovation & Patent Law & Policy (Sub-Topic)

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 18 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 5,002 The Direct Costs from NPE Disputes
James E. Bessen and Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Jun 2012
Last Revised: 11 Nov 2013
2 4,258 Software Patents and the Return of Functional Claiming
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Jul 2012
Last Revised: 25 May 2014
3 4,257 The Private and Social Costs of Patent Trolls
James E. Bessen, Michael J. Meurer and Jennifer Laurissa Ford
Boston University - School of Law, Boston University - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date posted to database: 19 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
4 4,001 Where to File Your Patent Case
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 3 May 2010
Last Revised: 7 Dec 2014
5 3,988 The Myth of the Sole Inventor
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
6 3,910 High Technology Entrepreneurs and the Patent System: Results of the 2008 Berkeley Patent Survey
Stuart J. H. Graham, Robert P. Merges, Pamela Samuelson and Ted M. Sichelman
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Jul 2009
Last Revised: 9 Aug 2014
7 3,459 Startups and Patent Trolls
Colleen V. Chien
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Sep 2012
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2013
8 3,305 A Generation of Software Patents
James E. Bessen
Boston University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
9 3,273 Predicting Patent Litigation
Colleen V. Chien
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 8 Jun 2014
10 3,229 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
19 Oct 2014 through 18 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 292 A Century of Patent Litigation in Perspective
Ron D. Katznelson
Bi-Level Technologies
Date posted to database: 12 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 2 Dec 2014
2 276 Inter Partes Review: An Early Look at the Numbers
Brian J. Love and Shawn Ambwani
Santa Clara University School of Law and Unified Patents, Inc.
Date posted to database: 22 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
3 208 Our Divided Patent System
John R. Allison, Mark A. Lemley and David L. Schwartz
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, Stanford Law School and Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
4 74 Frand Royalties and Injunctions for Standard Essential Patents
Jay Pil Choi
Michigan State University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 22 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
5 66 How Not to Apply Actavis
Michael A. Carrier
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 10 Dec 2014
6 63 Patent Pledges
Jorge L. Contreras
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
7 56 A New Framework for Determining Reasonable Royalties in Patent Litigation
Norman Siebrasse and Thomas F. Cotter
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 2 Dec 2014
8 54 Are Patent Trolls 'Opportunistic'?
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2014
9 53 Enjoining Injunctions: The Case Against Antitrust Liability for Standard Essential Patent Holders Who Seek Injunctions
Douglas H. Ginsburg, Taylor M. Owings and Joshua D. Wright
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Federal Trade Commission
Date posted to database: 30 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
10 52 Invalid But Infringed? An Analysis of Germany's Bifurcated Patent Litigation System
Katrin Cremers, Fabian Gaessler, Dietmar Harhoff and Christian Helmers
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Date posted to database: 23 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014





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