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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 3 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 5,120 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: 7 Jan 2015
2 4,345 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 4,344 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 4,054 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 3,992 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 3,256 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
7 4,041 The Myth of the Sole Inventor
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
8 3,563 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
9 3,348 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
10 3,298 Predicting Patent Litigation
Colleen V. Chien
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 8 Jun 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
2 Jan 2015 through 3 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 240 The Malleability of Patent Rights
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 24 Feb 2015
2 185 Where Have All the Patent Lawyers Gone? Long Time Passing...
Kenneth L. Port, Lucas Hjelle and Molly Rose Littman
William Mitchell College of Law, Schwegman, Lundberg and Woessner and William Mitchell College of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
3 182 Why Do Inventors Sell to Patent Trolls? Experimental Evidence for the Asymmetry Hypothesis
Stephen Haber and Seth H. Werfel
Stanford University - Hoover Institution and Political Science and Stanford University
Date posted to database: 21 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 10 Feb 2015
4 124 Forum Selling
Daniel M. Klerman and Greg Reilly
USC Gould School of Law and California Western School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
5 95 Patent Trolls and Preemption
Paul R. Gugliuzza
Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
6 35 The Layered Patent System
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
7 78 Rethinking Antitrust in the Presence of Transaction Costs: Coasian Implications
Dennis W. Carlton and Bryan Keating
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Compass Lexecon
Date posted to database: 7 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
8 64 Are Patent Fees Effective at Weeding Out Low-Quality Patents?
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Adam B. Jaffe
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
Date posted to database: 7 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jan 2015
9 53 Claim Construction or Statutory Construction?
Camilla Alexandra Hrdy and Ben V. Picozzi
Yale University - Information Society Project and Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
10 36 Litigation in the Middle: The Context of Patent-Infringement Injunctions
John M. Golden
The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 6 Jan 2015





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