Ryan Whalen

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

469G Bukit Timah Road

Eu Tong Sen Building

Singapore, 259776

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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A Network Theory of Patentability

University of Chicago Law Review, Volume 87, No. 1, (2020), 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: 82 Posted: 06 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
Laura G. Pedraza-Fariña and Ryan Whalen
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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innovation networks, innovation models, networks, breakthrough innovation, obviousness, nonobviousness, KSR v. Teleflex, algorithmic justice, algorithmic bias

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Constitutional Amendment Versus Constitutional Replacement: An Empirical Comparison

Routledge Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Change (Xenophon Contiades & Alkmene Fotiadou eds., 2020 Forthcoming), University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020/016
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2020
David S. Law and Ryan Whalen
University of Virginia School of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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constitutions, constitutional amendment, constitutional replacement, empirical, topic model, natural language processing, latent semantic analysis, automated content analysis, constitutional change, constitution-making, constitutional evolution, punctuated equilibrium

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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
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Network Analysis, Legal Networks, Empirical Legal Research

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The Emergence of Computational Legal Studies: An Introduction

Computational Legal Studies: The Promise and Challenge of Data Driven Research, R. Whalen (ed.) Edward Elgar, 2020., University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020/007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2020
Ryan Whalen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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computational legal studies, empirical legal studies, data driven legal research

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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
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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research impact, research productivity, law school, legal academia

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Patent Similarity Data and Innovation Metrics

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2020
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Aug 2020
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - School of Communication, Northwestern University - School of Communication and Northwestern University - McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
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Patent, Doc2Vec, Patent Similarity, Patent Distance

Patent Similarity Data and Innovation Metrics

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 615-639, 2020
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2020
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - School of Communication, Northwestern University - School of Communication and Northwestern University - McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
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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
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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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
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Shiv Nadar University
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Empirical Legal Studies, Legal Networks, Judicial Impact

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Measuring Brand Congestion in Bordeaux Wine: Too Many Towers, Hills, and Crosses?

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2021
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of Chicago - Law School and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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trademark, branding, clutter, competition, alcohol, beverage, france, linguistic, empirical, intellectual property

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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
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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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
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Judicial Behavior, Legal Writing, Empirical Legal Research

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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
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Patents, Technology Transfer, Bayh Dole Act

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Semantically-Based Patent Thicket Identification

Research Policy, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2020, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020/009
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 06 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2020
University of Essex - Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents, Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) - Collegium of World Economy, affiliation not provided to SSRN, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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Patent Thicket, Intellectual Property, Semantic Distance, Latent Semantic Analysis, Natural Language Processing, Complexity

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Collaboration and Impact in Legal Academia

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
Ryan Whalen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Legal Research, Collaboration, Research Impact

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Bad Law Before it Goes Bad: Citation Networks and the Life Cycle of Overruled Supreme Court Precedent

Network Analysis in Law, Radboud Winkels ed., ESI Law, Science & Technology Series (2013)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2020
Ryan Whalen
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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citation networks, precedent networks, legal precedent, stare decisis, judicial behavior

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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
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Patents, Obvoiusness, Non-Obviousness, Law and Technology

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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
Shiv Nadar University and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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judicial priority queuing, legal complex systems, empirical legal studies, judicial behavior, law as a natural phenomenon

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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
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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Innovation Policy, Research Funding, Policy Evaluation, Patent Policy, Endorsement Effect, Alternative Medicine