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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 26 Sep 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 5,797 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 5,166 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 4,922 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 4,539 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: 29 Oct 2015
5 4,482 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 4,330 Where to File Your Patent Case
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 3 May 2010
Last Revised: 7 Dec 2014
7 4,200 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 4,149 Patent Case Management Judicial Guide - Third Edition
Peter S. Menell, Lynn H. Pasahow, James H. A. Pooley, Matthew Powers, Steven C. Carlson, Jeffrey G. Homrig, George F. Pappas, Carolyn Chang, Colette Reiner Mayer and Marc David Peters
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Fenwick & West LLP, Independent, Tensegrity Law Group, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP, Latham & Watkins, Covington & Burling LLP, Fenwick & West LLP, Morrison & Foerster, LLP and Morrison & Foerster, LLP
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
9 3,631 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
10 3,622 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
28 Jul 2016 through 26 Sep 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 112 Patent Injunctions on Appeal: An Empirical Study of the Federal Circuit's Application of eBay
Ryan T. Holte and Christopher B. Seaman
Southern Illinois University School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
2 90 Patent Licensing and Bargaining with Innovative Complements and Substitutes
Daniel F. Spulber
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Date posted to database: 7 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2016
3 84 A Prescription for Excessive Drug Pricing: Leveraging Government Patent Use for Health
Hannah Brennan, Amy Kapczynski, Christine H. Monahan and Zain Rizvi
Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, Yale University - Law School, Independent and Yale University, Law School, Students
Date posted to database: 3 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
4 71 FRAND Arbitration: The Determination of Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory Rates for SEPs by Arbitral Tribunals
Damien Geradin
Tilburg Law & Economics Center (TILEC)
Date posted to database: 2 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2016
5 65 Fashion's Function in Intellectual Property Law
Christopher Buccafusco and Jeanne C. Fromer
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 23 Sep 2016
6 52 Patent Reform 2016: A Comprehensive Guide to Current Patent Reform Developments in Congress, the Executive Branch, the Courts, and the States
Andrew Baluch
George Washington University
Date posted to database: 2 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2016
7 45 Patent Pacifism
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 12 Sep 2016
8 44 FRAND in India
Koren W. Wong-Ervin, Douglas H. Ginsburg, Bruce H. Kobayashi and Joshua D. Wright
George Mason University, Scalia Law School - Global Antitrust Institute, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, George Mason University - School of Law and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 19 Aug 2016
9 44 Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genres
Sean M. O'Connor
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2016
10 41 Photocopies, Patents, and Knowledge Transfer: 'The Uneasy Case' of Justice Breyer's Patentable Subject Matter Jurisprudence

Date posted to database: 31 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016





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