Neel U. Sukhatme

Georgetown University Law Center

Associate Professor

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy

Affiliated Faculty

Old North, Suite 100

37th & O Streets NW

Washington, DC 20057

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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9

CROSSREF CITATIONS

4

Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Self-Realizing Inventions and the Utilitarian Foundation of Patent Law

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 897, 2009
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Alan J. Devlin and Neel U. Sukhatme
Latham & Watkins LLP and Georgetown University Law Center
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In re Bilski, business method patents, patentable subject matter, section 101, non-obviousness, self-realizing inventions, self-consumed inventions, utilitarianism

2.

Originalism as the New Legal Standard? A Data-Driven Perspective

Georgetown University Law Center Research Paper No. 2023/15
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2024
Kevin Tobia, Neel U. Sukhatme and Victoria Nourse
Georgetown University Law Center, Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
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originalism, empirical legal studies, constitutional law, Supreme Court

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Pay to Play? Campaign Finance and the Incentive Gap in the Sixth Amendment's Right to Counsel

70 Duke L.J. 775 (2021)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2022
Neel U. Sukhatme and Jay Jenkins
Georgetown University Law Center and Texas Criminal Justice Coalition
Downloads 359 (157,417)
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assigned counsel, right to counsel, campaign finance, indigent defense, Gideon v. Wainwright, incentive gap, quid pro quo, campaign donation, judicial election

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How Much Do Patent Applicants Care About Patent Term? Cross-Industry Differences in Term Sensitivity

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Neel U. Sukhatme and Judd Cramer
Georgetown University Law Center and Princeton University - Department of Economics
Downloads 328 (173,468)

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optimal patent term, cross-industry measures of patent term sensitivity, patent duration, TRIPS, regression kink design, market valuation of patent term

5.

Felony Financial Disenfranchisement

76 Vanderbilt Law Review 143
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 28 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2023
Neel U. Sukhatme, Alexander Billy and Gaurav Bagwe
Georgetown University Law Center, Ankura Consulting, LLC and Bates White, LLC
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felony disenfranchisement, legal-financial obligation, LFO, amendment 4, equal protection clause, voting rights act, empirical legal studies, randomized control trial, RCT, richardson v. ramirez, criminal fee assessment, debt relief, pay to vote, 2020 election, 2022 election, SB7066, fines

6.

A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Forum Shopping in Diversity Cases

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Neel U. Sukhatme
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 203 (279,244)
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Forum selection, suit, settlement, false patent marking, civil procedure

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Vertical Mergers and the MFN Thicket in Television

Antitrust Chronicle, 2018
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Neel U. Sukhatme
Cornell University - Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 200 (282,998)

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Vertical Merger, Vertical Integration, Antitrust, Most-favored Nation, MFN, AT&T, Time-Warner, Comcast, Double Marginalization, MVPD, OTT, Programming, Merger-specific, Reciprocal Dealing, Coordination

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Will Delaware Be Different? An Empirical Study of TC Heartland and the Shift to Defendant Choice of Venue

104 Cornell Law Review 101 (2018), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2018-43
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2019
Ofer Eldar and Neel U. Sukhatme
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 170 (326,945)

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patent litigation; forum selling; forum shopping; patent trolls; patent assertion entities; event study; Eastern District of Texas; District of Delaware; corporate litigation; bankruptcy filing; regulatory competition

9.

Making Sense of Hybrid Speech: A New Model for Commercial Speech and Expressive Conduct

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, p. 2836, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Neel U. Sukhatme
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 156 (351,887)

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Hybrid speech, commercial speech, expressive conduct, intermediate scrutiny, symbolic speech, product design,

10.

Regulatory Monopoly and Differential Pricing in the Market for Patents

Washington and Lee Law Review, 2014 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 May 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Neel U. Sukhatme
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 130 (406,840)

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patent law, innovation, regulatory monopoly, differential pricing, price discrimination, maintenance fees, America Invents Act, PTO, fee setting

11.

Judges for Sale: The Effect of Campaign Contributions on State Criminal Courts

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Nov 2023 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2024
Arturo Romero Yáñez and Neel U. Sukhatme
Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 102 (486,507)

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campaign finance, criminal courts, right to counsel, 6th Amendment, government contracts, corruption, pay-to-play, quid pro quo, assigned counsel

12.

Perception Pending: What Do Patents Signal to Consumers?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2024
Alexander Billy and Neel U. Sukhatme
Ankura Consulting, LLC and Georgetown University Law Center
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Innovation, Patent, Salience, Patent Salience, Field Experiment, Online Experiment, Mechanical Turk

13.

Creditor Courts

Ohio State Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2023
Alexander Billy and Neel U. Sukhatme
Ankura Consulting, LLC and Georgetown University Law Center
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Criminal Courts, Legal Financial Obligations, Court Financing, Criminal Debt, Criminal Court, Political Economy, Public Choice, Disenfranchisement, Constitutional Law

14.

Book Note (Reviewing Lisa Conant, Justice Contained: Law and Politics in the European Union (2002))

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2003
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Neel U. Sukhatme
Georgetown University Law Center
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European Court of Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, contained justice

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Reaching for Mediocrity: Competition and Stagnation in Pharmaceutical Innovation

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 64, 2020
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jan 2021
Son Le and Neel U. Sukhatme
Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law Center
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value-based, phamaceuticals, patents, R&D, underinvestment, innovation, social value

16.

'Loser Pays' in Patent Examination

Houston Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
Neel U. Sukhatme
Georgetown University Law Center
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fee shifting, loser pays, weak patents, bad patents, patent examination, patent prosecution, patent trolls, NPEs

17.

Health Care Costs and the Arc of Innovation

Minnesota Law Review, 2019
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 29 Jan 2020
Neel U. Sukhatme and M. Gregg Bloche
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 71 (606,362)
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patent law, affordable care act, pharmaceutical innovation, me-too drugs, medical ethics, torts, oncology, machine learning, electronic medical records, fiscal crisis, value-based patents, cost control, medicare, innovation, health care, obamacare

18.

Criminal Law and Procedure -- Fourth Amendment -- Vehicular Searches -- Thornton v. United States, 124 S.Ct. 2127 (2004)

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, p. 268, 2004
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
Neel U. Sukhatme
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 42 (772,927)

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Fourth Amendment, search incident to arrest, vehicular search, search warrant, search and seizure, Thornton v. United States, New York v. Belton, Chimel v. California

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The International Intellectual Property Commercialization Council's 3rd Annual U.S. Conference: The State of Innovation in the Union

Catholic University Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 28, Issue 2, Spring 2020, Pp. 1-34
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Aug 2020
Georgetown University Law Center, Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer, Government of the United States of America - Small Business Administration, Blue Sources, Zoeller company, VEDA Data Solutions and Energy Transition Partners
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Intellectual Property Law, patent policy

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Criminal Procedure -- Habeas Corpus -- Ninth Circuit Holds That the Supreme Court's Decision in Ring v Arizona Applies Retroactively to Cases on Habeas Corpus Review -- Summerlin v Stewart, 341 F3d 1082 (9th Cir 2003) (En Banc)

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 117, No. 4, p. 1291-98, 2004
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2013
Neel U. Sukhatme
Georgetown University Law Center
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capital punishment, fact-finding, procedural, substantive, retroactivity, harmless error, Summerlin v. Stewart, Ring v. Arizona, Apprendi v. New Jersey, Teague v. Lane