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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 24 Jul 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 5,756 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 5,111 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 4,882 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 4,495 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 4,449 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 4,307 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 4,166 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 3,605 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
9 3,481 Product v. Process Patent in India
Sharmendra Chaudhry
National Law School of India University (NLSIU)
Date posted to database: 9 Feb 2011
Last Revised: 7 Sep 2014
10 3,604 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
25 May 2016 through 24 Jul 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 220 Patent Notice and the Trouble with Plain Meaning
Margaret Jane Radin
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2016
2 196 The Surprising Resilience of the Patent System
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 27 May 2016
Last Revised: 8 Jun 2016
3 75 American Design Patent Law: A Legal History, Ch. 6 - Design Patent Remedies
Jason J. Du Mont and Mark D. Janis
Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 May 2016
Last Revised: 7 Jun 2016
4 68 The Law of 180-Day Exclusivity
Erika Fisher Lietzan and Julia Post
University of Missouri School of Law and Covington & Burling LLP
Date posted to database: 31 May 2016
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2016
5 53 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 48 Patent Eligible Subject Matter after Alice
Jay P. Kesan and Carol Mullins Hayes
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 31 May 2016
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2016
7 48 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
8 39 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
9 35 Ariosa Diagnostics v. Sequenom: Metastasis of Mayo and Myriad and the Evisceration of Patent Eligibility for Molecular Diagnostics
Philip Merksamer
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
10 32 Innovation Rewards: Towards Solving the Twin Market Failures of Public Goods
Gregory N. Mandel
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 May 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016





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