Ryan Whalen

The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

Assistant Professor

Pokfulam Road

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

China

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

A Network Theory of Patentability

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 19-02, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 19-06, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019/005
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Laura G. Pedraza-Farina and Ryan Whalen
Northwestern University School of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 111 (242,509)

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innovation networks, innovation models, networks, breakthrough innovation, obviousness, nonobviousness, KSR v. Teleflex, algorithmic justice, algorithmic bias

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Law School Productivity & Impact–Evidence from the Legal Scholarship Network

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017/034
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
Ryan Whalen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 82 (295,566)

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research impact, research productivity, law school, legal academia

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Legal Networks: The Promises and Challenges of Legal Network Analysis

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2016, No. 539, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Ryan Whalen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 61 (350,602)

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Network Analysis, Legal Networks, Empirical Legal Research

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Complex Innovation and the Patent Office

17 Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property 226, 2018
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
Ryan Whalen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 52 (375,078)

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intellectual property, patents, technological complexity

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Common Law Evolution and Judicial Impact in the Age of Information

9 Elon Law Review 1
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Ryan Whalen, Brian Uzzi and Satyam Mukherjee
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern University
Downloads 37 (429,037)

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Empirical Legal Studies, Legal Networks, Judicial Impact

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Boundary Spanning Innovation and the Patent System: Interdisciplinary Challenges for a Specialized Examination System

Research Policy, Forthcoming, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018/024
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 May 2018
Ryan Whalen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 27 (473,821)

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Patents, Intellectual Property, Citation Analysis, Boundary Spanning, Patent Examination, Innovation Policy

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Judicial Gobbledygook: The Readability of Supreme Court Writing

Yale Law Journal Forum (2015)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Ryan Whalen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 23 (495,325)

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Judicial Behavior, Legal Writing, Empirical Legal Research

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Collaboration and Impact in Legal Academia

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
Ryan Whalen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 21 (506,735)

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Legal Research, Collaboration, Research Impact

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The Bayh–Dole Act & Public Rights in Federally Funded Inventions: Will the Agencies Ever Go Marching in?

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 109, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Ryan Whalen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Patents, Technology Transfer, Bayh Dole Act

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Priority Queuing on the Docket: Universality of Judicial Dispute Resolution Timing

Mukherjee, S., & Whalen, R. (2018). Priority Queuing on the Docket: Universality of Judicial Dispute Resolution Timing. Frontiers in Physics, 6. doi:10.3389/fphy.2018.00001, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018/011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2018
Satyam Mukherjee and Ryan Whalen
Northwestern University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 15 (541,240)

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judicial priority queuing, legal complex systems, empirical legal studies, judicial behavior, law as a natural phenomenon

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Second Order Obviousness: How Information and Communication Technologies Make Inventions More Obvious and Why the Law Should Care

97 Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society 597 (2015)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Ryan Whalen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 10 (571,119)

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Patents, Obvoiusness, Non-Obviousness, Law and Technology

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Research Funding's 'Endorsement Effect' on Scientific Boundary Work and Research Production: Government Legitimization of Alternative Medicine

Science and Public Policy, Forthcoming , University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018/023
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 May 2018
Ryan Whalen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 9 (577,184)

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Innovation Policy, Research Funding, Policy Evaluation, Patent Policy, Endorsement Effect, Alternative Medicine