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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 20 Oct 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,887 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 4,186 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
3 4,179 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
4 3,939 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 3,846 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 3,347 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 3,277 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 3,256 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 3,205 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
10 2,985 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
21 Aug 2014 through 20 Oct 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 954 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
2 387 A Generation of Patent Litigation: Outcomes and Patent Quality
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 10 Oct 2014
3 190 Antitrust and the Patent System: A Reexamination
Herbert J. Hovenkamp
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 13 Oct 2014
4 161 What You Need to Know About Standard Essential Patents
Michael A. Carrier
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
5 93 Digital Patent Infringement in an Era of 3D Printing
Timothy R. Holbrook and Lucas Osborn
Emory University School of Law and Campbell University Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 3 Oct 2014
6 79 Dubious Patent Reform
Gregory Dolin
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 13 Sep 2014
7 72 How Patents Provide the Foundation of the Market for Inventions
Daniel F. Spulber
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Date posted to database: 28 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
8 69 Prices versus Prizes: Patents, Public Policy, and the Market for Inventions
Daniel F. Spulber
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Date posted to database: 28 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
9 66 Weeds, Seeds, & Deeds Redux: Natural and Legal Evolution in the U.S. Seed Wars
Rebecca Stewart
Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 9 Oct 2014
10 66 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: 29 Sep 2014





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