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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 29 Aug 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 5,775 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 5,143 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 4,906 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 4,516 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 4,474 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 4,318 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 4,183 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 3,799 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: 15 Aug 2016
9 3,620 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 3,615 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
30 Jun 2016 through 29 Aug 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 88 'Characteristic of a Pirate': Willfulness and Treble Damages
Michael Feldman and Mark A. Lemley
Durie Tangri LLP and Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2016
2 76 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: 2 Aug 2016
3 67 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
4 66 Technology Protectionism and the Patent System: Strategic Technologies in China
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Emilio Raiteri
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2016
5 66 Pierson, Peer Review, and Patent Law
Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
Stanford University - Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2016
6 55 The 'Overly-Broad' Selden Patent, Henry Ford and Development in the Early US Automobile Industry
John Howells and Ron D. Katznelson
Aarhus University and Bi-Level Technologies
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 28 Jun 2016
7 52 Standard Essential Patents and Antitrust: A Comparative Analysis of the Approaches to Injunctions and Frand-Encumbered Patents in the United States and the European Union
Álvaro Fomperosa Rivero
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
8 45 Patent Damages Heuristics
Thomas F. Cotter
University of Minnesota Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 16 Aug 2016
9 45 Essay: Studying Patent Law in 2016
Janice M. Mueller
Chisum Patent Academy
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2016
10 39 'Loser Pays' in Patent Examination
Neel U. Sukhatme
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 8 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 10 Jul 2016





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