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1.

Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4654
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 18,132
2.

Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, A. Crane, A. McWilliams, D. Matten, J. Moon, D. Siegel, eds., pp. 413-431, Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 May 2007 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Zurich - IBW Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne
Downloads 12,851
3.

A New Model of Integrity: An Actionable Pathway to Trust, Productivity and Value (PDF File of Keynote Slides)

Barbados Group Working Paper No. 07-01, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 07-01, 1st IESE Conference on "Humanizing the Firm and the Management Profession" Presentation
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Unaffiliated Authors - Independent, Harvard Business School and Landmark Worldwide LLC
Downloads 12,705
4.

Crowdfunding: Tapping the Right Crowd

Journal of Business Venturing, 2014, 29(5), 585-609, CORE Discussion Paper No. 2011/32
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
AMSE, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and SKEMA Business School

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Downloads 11,996
5.

The Piracy Paradox: Innovation and Intellectual Property in Fashion Design

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 1687, 2006, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 26 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 10,269
6.

Copyright and the World's Most Popular Song

56 Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 335 (2009) , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 10,238
7.

Contracts for Clouds: Comparison and Analysis of the Terms and Conditions of Cloud Computing Services

Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 63/2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
University of London - Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London, School of Law - Centre for Commercial Law Studies and Queen Mary University of London, School of Law
Downloads 8,663
8.

Secrets Revealed: How Magicians Protect Intellectual Property without Law

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 8,601
9.

The State of U.S. Corporate Governance: What's Right and What's Wrong?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 23/2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 8,175
10.

Copyright and Innovation: The Untold Story

2012 Wisconsin Law Review 891
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 7,295
11.

Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation

Harvard University Press, 2004, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 537783
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,679
12.

Secret Liens and the Financial Crisis of 2008

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 83, p. 253, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 6,635
13.

Two and Twenty: Taxing Partnership Profits in Private Equity Funds

New York University Law Review, 2008, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-27, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-11
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 6,577
14.

Four Free Speech Goals for Trademark Law

Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 18, 2008, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 6,222
15.

The Direct Costs from NPE Disputes

99 Cornell L. Rev. 387 (2014), Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-34
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 6,124
16.

Corporate Takeovers

HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE FINANCE: EMPIRICAL CORPORATE FINANCE, Vol. 2, Chapter 15, pp. 291-430, B. E., Eckbo, ed., Elsevier/North-Holland Handbook of Finance Series, 2008, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2008-47
Number of pages: 172 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
Downloads 6,105
17.

Patent Case Management Judicial Guide

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1328659
Number of pages: 650 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Fenwick & West LLP, Unaffiliated Authors - Independent and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
Downloads 5,721
18.

The Private and Social Costs of Patent Trolls

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law, Boston University - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Downloads 5,673
19.

SOX after Ten Years: A Multidisciplinary Review

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 758
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 23 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 29 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 5,606
20.

How Copyright Keeps Works Disappeared

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-07, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-54
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law

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Downloads 5,564
21.

The Generative Internet

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, p. 1974, May 2006, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 28/2006, Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2006/1
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 5,492
22.

The Law, Culture, and Economics of Fashion

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 61, March 2009, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 344, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 627, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-63
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,444
23.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Access to Finance

Strategic Management Journal, 35 (1): 1-23.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,433
24.

A Study of the Basmati Case (India-US Basmati Rice Dispute): The Geographical Indication Perspective

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ)
Downloads 5,405
25.

The Corporate Governance Industry

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 32, No. 4, Summer 2007, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law
Downloads 5,325
26.

Patent Case Management Judicial Guide - Third Edition

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2637605
Number of pages: 1230 Posted: 04 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Fenwick & West LLP, Unaffiliated Authors - Independent, Tensegrity Law Group, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP, Latham & Watkins, Covington & Burling LLP, Fenwick & West LLP, Morrison & Foerster, LLP and Morrison & Foerster, LLP
Downloads 5,199
27.

Crowdfunding and the Federal Securities Laws

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2012, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nebraska College of Law
Downloads 5,168
28.

The Failure of Private Equity

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 481, 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 5,079
29.

Regulation by Deal: The Government's Response to the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Downloads 4,929
30.

The Truth About Reverse Mergers

Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 4,880
31.

High Technology Entrepreneurs and the Patent System: Results of the 2008 Berkeley Patent Survey

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 255-327, 2009, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
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
Downloads 4,846
32.

Where to File Your Patent Case

Aipla Quarterly Journal, Vol. 38, No. 4, p. 1, Fall 2010, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1597919
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 May 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 4,668
33.

Startups and Patent Trolls

Stanford Technology Law Review, Forthcoming, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-12
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Downloads 4,648
34.

Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

Number of pages: 334 Posted: 16 May 2007
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C. and Syracuse University
Downloads 4,635
35.

Hedge Funds, Insiders, and the Decoupling of Economic and Voting Ownership: Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership

Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 13, pp. 343-367, 2007, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 56/2006, McCombs Research Paper Series No. FIN-02-06, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 4,382
36.

'Implicit' and 'Explicit' CSR: A Conceptual Framework for a Comparative Understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility

Academy of Management Review Vol. 33, No. 2
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 4,299
37.

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in India: Past, Present and Future

PHDCCI Working Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur
Downloads 4,190
38.

IP in a World Without Scarcity

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2413974
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 4,132
39.

Dealing with Intangibles: Valuing Brand Names, Flexibility and Patents

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 4,126
40.

Social Entrepreneurship - The Contribution of Individual Entrepreneurs to Sustainable Development

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford PACS and University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 4,074
41.

Why Do Countries Matter so Much for Corporate Governance?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 50/2004, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2004-16 and Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2006-03-008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 4,043
42.

Like Uber, But for Local Governmental Policy: The Future of Local Regulation of the 'Sharing Economy'

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 3,885
43.

Intellectual Property, the Immigration Backlog, and a Reverse Brain-Drain: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part III

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, New York University (NYU) - Department of Sociology, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 3,857
44.

Patent Troll Myths

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 457, 2012, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2012-2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 3,821
45.

Crowdfunding: Disintermediated Investment Banking

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
McGill University
Downloads 3,788
46.

A Generation of Software Patents

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-31, Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2011-04
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law
Downloads 3,786
47.

Financial Contracting Theory Meets the Real World: An Empirical Analysis of Venture Capital Contracts

CRSP Working Paper No. 513
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 26 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Swedish House of Finance

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Downloads 3,775
48.

Social Entrepreneurship and Social Transformation: An Exploratory Study

Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government - Hauser Center and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 3,770
49.

Beyond Agency Theory: The Hidden and Heretofore Inaccessible Power of Integrity (PDF of Keynote Slides)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-068, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 16 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Unaffiliated Authors - Independent and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 3,747
50.

The Sharing Economy and Consumer Protection Regulation: The Case for Policy Change

The Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law, Vol. 8 Iss 2, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 3,726