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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 2 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 5,371 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: 27 Mar 2015
2 4,596 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 4,514 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 4,165 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 4,149 Where to File Your Patent Case
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 3 May 2010
Last Revised: 7 Dec 2014
6 4,130 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 3,778 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 3,428 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 3,381 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
10 3,334 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
3 Jun 2015 through 2 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 295 Ready for Patenting
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 3 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
2 188 Permanent Injunctions in Patent Litigation After eBay: An Empirical Study
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
3 180 Studying the Impact of eBay on Injunctive Relief in Patent Cases
Kirti Gupta and Jay P. Kesan
Qualcomm, Inc. and University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 11 Jul 2015
4 168 The Anti-Commons Revisited
Jonathan Barnett
USC Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 21 Jul 2015
5 165 Teaching Would-Be IP Lawyers to ‘Speak Engineer’: An Interdisciplinary Module to Teach New Intellectual Property Attorneys to Work Across Disciplines
Cynthia Laury Dahl
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
6 121 Software Patent: One-Year Review of Alice v. CLS Bank
Jasper L. Tran
George Mason University
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
7 90 Exclusionary and Diffusionary Levers in Patent Law
Colleen V. Chien
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 14 Jul 2015
8 64 Ongoing Royalties in Patent Cases After eBay: An Empirical Assessment and Proposed Framework
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2015
9 50 The Emergence of Classical American Patent Law
Herbert J. Hovenkamp
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 1 Aug 2015
10 37 Costly Designs
Sarah Burstein
The University of Oklahoma College of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015





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