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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 23 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,964 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 4,232 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 4,229 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 3,970 The Myth of the Sole Inventor
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
5 3,874 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
6 3,410 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
7 3,297 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
8 3,266 Predicting Patent Litigation
Colleen V. Chien
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 8 Jun 2014
9 3,215 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
10 3,013 The Myth of the Patent Troll: An Alternative View of the Function of Patent Dealers in an Idea Economy
James F. McDonough
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Date posted to database: 30 Jan 2007
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
24 Sep 2014 through 23 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 974 Coming of Age for the Federal Circuit
Robin Feldman
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 16 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
2 222 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
3 155 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
4 103 A Unified Framework for RAND and Other Reasonable Royalties
Jorge L. Contreras and Richard Gilbert
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Date posted to database: 28 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
5 85 Patentable Subject Matter and Non-Patent Innovation Incentives
Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
Stanford University
Date posted to database: 22 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
6 52 Innovation and Patents
Petra Moser
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 2 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 2 Oct 2014
7 50 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
8 42 Patent Litigation and Shareholder Value: The Impact of Defendant Cash Holdings
David Tan and Jie Yang
University of Washington and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Date posted to database: 3 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
9 39 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 36 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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