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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 25 May 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 5,272 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 4,514 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 4,439 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 4,113 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 4,111 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 4,072 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 3,675 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 3,396 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 3,343 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
10 3,317 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
26 Mar 2015 through 25 May 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 463 The Three Faces of Prometheus: A Post-Alice Jurisprudence of Abstractions
Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 6 May 2015
2 206 A Federal Information Quality Act Challenge to the White House 'Patent Troll' Report
Ron D. Katznelson
Bi-Level Technologies
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2015
3 119 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
4 117 Patent Demands and Initial Public Offerings
Robin Feldman and Evan Frondorf
University of California Hastings College of the Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 9 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 22 May 2015
5 72 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
6 65 Patent Licensing and Secondary Markets in the Nineteenth Century
Adam Mossoff
George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 May 2015
Last Revised: 12 May 2015
7 64 Inter Partes Review and the Design of Post-Grant Patent Reviews
Colleen V. Chien and Christian Helmers
Santa Clara University - School of Law and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Date posted to database: 3 May 2015
Last Revised: 10 May 2015
8 63 Patent Assertion Entities and Antitrust: A Competition Cure for a Litigation Disease?
Joshua D. Wright and Douglas H. Ginsburg
Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Date posted to database: 1 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2015
9 57 Unitary Patent and the Pending Spanish Cases (C‑146/13; C-147/13): An Open Letter to the Judges of the European Union
Dimitris Xenos
University of East London
Date posted to database: 1 May 2015
Last Revised: 9 May 2015
10 42 Living with Monsanto
Daryl Lim
The John Marshall Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 15 May 2015





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