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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 1 Apr 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 5,170 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 4,377 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 4,371 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 4,075 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 4,072 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 4,011 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 3,594 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 3,369 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 3,307 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 3,296 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
31 Jan 2015 through 1 Apr 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 206 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
2 162 The Layered Patent System
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
3 90 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
4 62 How Courts Adjudicate Patent Definiteness and Disclosure
John R. Allison and Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business and Stanford University
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 21 Mar 2015
5 60 Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Patent Damages
William F Lee and A. Douglas Melamed
WilmerHale, LLP and Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
6 58 How Misleading Scholarship Contorted an Individual Inventors' Story of Virtuous Patent Enforcement into a 'Patent Troll' Fable
Ron D. Katznelson
Bi-Level Technologies
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
7 56 Ideas on Patent Pools as a New Model of Development
Francesco Paola
Independent
Date posted to database: 7 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 7 Feb 2015
8 44 The Misinterpretation of eBay v. MercExchange and Why: An Analysis of the Case History, Precedent, and Parties
Ryan T. Holte
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 7 Mar 2015
9 41 Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs) and ‘Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory’ (FRAND) Licensing
Rajendra Kumar Bera
Acadinnet Education Services India Pvt. Ltd.
Date posted to database: 30 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 7 Mar 2015
10 38 Giving the Federal Circuit a Run for its Money: Challenging Patents in the PTAB
Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss
New York University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 4 Mar 2015





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