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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 27 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,970 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 4,233 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 4,231 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 3,971 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 3,879 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 3,418 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 3,300 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 3,267 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 3,216 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
10 3,015 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
28 Sep 2014 through 27 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 227 Inter Partes Review: An Early Look at the Numbers
Brian J. Love and Shawn Ambwani
Santa Clara University School of Law and Unified Patents, Inc.
Date posted to database: 22 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
2 161 Our Divided Patent System
John R. Allison, Mark A. Lemley and David L. Schwartz
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, Stanford Law School and Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
3 104 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: 11 Nov 2014
4 87 Patentable Subject Matter and Non-Patent Innovation Incentives
Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
Stanford University
Date posted to database: 22 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
5 54 Innovation and Patents
Petra Moser
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 2 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 2 Oct 2014
6 51 Frand Royalties and Injunctions for Standard Essential Patents
Jay Pil Choi
Michigan State University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 22 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
7 45 Patent Litigation and Shareholder Value: The Impact of Defendant Cash Holdings
David Tan and Jie Yang
University of Washington and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Date posted to database: 3 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
8 44 Are Patent Trolls 'Opportunistic'?
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 8 Nov 2014
9 42 Enjoining Injunctions: The Case Against Antitrust Liability for Standard Essential Patent Holders Who Seek Injunctions
Douglas H. Ginsburg, Taylor M. Owings and Joshua D. Wright
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Federal Trade Commission
Date posted to database: 30 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
10 36 Form and Function in the Law of Utility: A Reply to Gold & Shortt
Norman Siebrasse
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014





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