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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 22 Sep 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,834 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 4,159 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 4,136 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 3,917 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 3,817 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 3,297 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 3,264 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 3,248 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 3,192 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
10 2,971 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
24 Jul 2014 through 22 Sep 2014

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1 325 A Generation of Patent Litigation: Outcomes and Patent Quality
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
2 126 What You Need to Know About Standard Essential Patents
Michael A. Carrier
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
3 87 A Brief History of Software Patents (and Why They're Valid)
Adam Mossoff
George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 5 Sep 2014
4 68 Competing Visions of Patentable Subject Matter
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
5 65 Is the Time Allocated to Review Patent Applications Inducing Examiners to Grant Invalid Patents?: Evidence from Micro-Level Application Data
Michael Frakes and Melissa F. Wasserman
Northwestern University - School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 12 Sep 2014
6 64 Digital Patent Infringement in an Era of 3D Printing
Timothy R. Holbrook and Lucas Osborn
Emory University School of Law and Campbell University Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 5 Sep 2014
7 61 A Study of Patent Thickets
Bronwyn H. Hall, Christian Helmers, Georg von Graevenitz and Chiara Rosazza Bondibene
University of California at Berkeley, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), University of East Anglia in London and University of London - Centre for Economics & Finance
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2014
8 58 Public Good Economics and Standard Essential Patents
Christopher S. Yoo
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 8 Aug 2014
9 58 Antitrust and the Patent System: A Reexamination
Herbert J. Hovenkamp
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 14 Sep 2014
10 53 Brief Amici Curiae of Fifteen Professors of Intellectual Property Law in Carnegie Mellon Univ. v. Marvell Tech. Grp., Ltd., No. 14-1492 (Fed. Cir.)
Brian J. Love and Donald M. Falk
Santa Clara University School of Law and Mayer Brown LLP
Date posted to database: 13 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014





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