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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 7 Jul 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 5,334 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 4,566 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 4,495 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 4,149 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 4,132 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 4,113 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 3,417 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 3,372 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
9 3,325 Predicting Patent Litigation
Colleen V. Chien
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 8 Jun 2014
10 3,747 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
8 May 2015 through 7 Jul 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 460 Patent Strategies of Technology Startups: An Empirical Study
Celia Lerman
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Date posted to database: 26 May 2015
Last Revised: 26 May 2015
2 272 Ready for Patenting
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 3 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 5 Jun 2015
3 81 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: 4 Jun 2015
4 81 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
5 36 Patents as Informational Tools
Clark D. Asay
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Date posted to database: 23 May 2015
Last Revised: 23 May 2015
6 30 Ongoing Royalties in Patent Cases After eBay: An Empirical Assessment and Proposed Framework
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2015
7 29 The New EU Technology Transfer Regime, Like a Rolling Stone?
Paul Lugard
Baker Botts LLP
Date posted to database: 8 May 2015
Last Revised: 8 May 2015
8 24 Patent Licensing in Vertically Disaggregated Industries: The Royalty Allocation Neutrality Principle
Anne Layne-Farrar, Gerard Llobet and Jorge Padilla
Charles River Associates, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and Compass Lexecon
Date posted to database: 8 May 2015
Last Revised: 8 May 2015
9 23 The Economics of Patent Backlog
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Alexandra K. Zaby
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Tuebingen
Date posted to database: 7 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jun 2015
10 22 Languages, Fees and the International Scope of Patenting
Dietmar Harhoff, Karin Hoisl, Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie and Charlotte Vandeput
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
Date posted to database: 9 May 2015
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2015





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