Christian Helmers

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

CL. de Madrid 126

Madrid, Madrid 28903

Spain

Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business

Assistant Professor

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA California 95053

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Is There a Patent Troll Problem in the UK?

Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 24, p. 509, 2014
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Brian J. Love and Luke McDonagh
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University School of Law and LSE Law
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patent troll, NPE, non-practicing entity, PAE, patent assertion entity, Unified Patent Court, Unitary Patent, SHIELD Act, High Court, Patents County Court

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Patent Assertion Entities in Europe

D. Daniel Sokol (ed.), Patent Assertion Entities and Competition Policy, Cambridge University Press, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Nov 2015
Brian J. Love, Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Fabian Gaessler and Maximilian Ernicke
Santa Clara University School of Law, Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf
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NPE, non-practicing entity, PAE, patent assertion entity, patent troll, Unified Patent Court, Unitary Patent, fee shifting, English Rule, attorney's fees

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Litigation of Standards-Essential Patents in Europe: A Comparative Analysis

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 29 May 2018
Jorge L. Contreras, Fabian Gaessler, Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers and Brian J. Love
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University School of Law
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Europe, UK, Germany, standards, SEP, standards-essential patent, FRAND, litigation

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Patent Litigation in China: Protecting Rights or the Local Economy?

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Vol. 18, p. 713, 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Brian J. Love, Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers and Markus Eberhardt
Santa Clara University School of Law, Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and University of Nottingham - Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP)
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patent litigation, China, National IP Strategy, protectionism, comparative patent law

Do Board Interlocks Increase Innovation? Evidence from a Corporate Governance Reform in India

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2017
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Manasa Patnam and P. Raghavendra Rau
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business, CREST (ENSAE) and University of Cambridge
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Patents, peer effects, director networks, innovation, India, natural experiments

Do Board Interlocks Increase Innovation? Evidence from a Corporate Governance Reform in India

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Manasa Patnam and P. Raghavendra Rau
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business, CREST (ENSAE) and University of Cambridge
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Patents, peer effects, director networks, innovation, India, natural experiments

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Inter Partes Review and the Design of Post-Grant Patent Reviews

33 Berk. TECH. LAW J. 817 (2019), Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 817, 2019
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 May 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
Colleen V. Chien, Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Alfred Spigarelli and Alfred Spigarelli
Santa Clara University - School of Law, Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and SGPSSantarelli
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patents, post-grant review, comparative studies

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Do Standard-Essential Patent Owners Behave Opportunistically? Evidence from U.S. District Court Dockets

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
Brian J. Love, Yassine Lefouili, Christian Helmers and Christian Helmers
Santa Clara University School of Law, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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Litigation, standards, patents, holdup, U.S.

Invalid But Infringed? An Analysis of Germany's Bifurcated Patent Litigation System

in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 131, Part A, 2016, pp. 218-242, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 14-14
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 02 May 2017
Katrin Cremers, Fabian Gaessler, Dietmar Harhoff, Christian Helmers and Christian Helmers
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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Litigation, innovation, patents, bifurcation, Germany

Invalid but Infringed? An Analysis of Germany's Bifurcated Patent Litigation System

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 14-072
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Oct 2014
Katrin Cremers, Fabian Gaessler, Dietmar Harhoff, Christian Helmers and Christian Helmers
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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litigation, innovation, patents, bifurcation, Germany

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A Study of Patent Thickets

Intellectual Property Office Research Paper No. 2013/26
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 28 Apr 2022
IPO, Bronwyn H. Hall, Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Georg von Graevenitz and Chiara Rosazza Bondibene
Intellectual Property Office (IPO), University of California at Berkeley, Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Universidad de East Anglia and University of London - School of Economics & Finance
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Who Needs a Copyright Small Claims Court? Evidence from the U.K.'s IP Enterprise Court

Berkeley Technology Law Journal Commentaries, Forthcoming, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 2018-01
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Yassine Lefouili, Brian J. Love and Luke McDonagh
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), Santa Clara University School of Law and LSE Law
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copyright, small claims court, CASE Act, IP Enterprise Court, IPEC, small claims track, Copyright Claims Board

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Is the Dragon Learning to Fly? An Analysis of the Chinese Patent Explosion

The University of Nottingham Research Paper No. 2011/16
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Markus Eberhardt, Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers and Zhihong Yu
University of Nottingham - Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP), Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and University of Nottingham - Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP)
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China, firms, patents

The Effect of Patent Litigation Insurance: Theory and Evidence from NPEs

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 20-037
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Sep 2020
Bernhard Ganglmair, Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers and Brian J. Love
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation, Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University School of Law
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NPEs, patents, insurance, litigation

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An Empirical Test of Patent Hold-Out Theory: Evidence from Litigation of Standard Essential Patents

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Oct 2021
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers and Brian J. Love
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University School of Law
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Litigation, standards, patents, hold-out, U.S.

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Patent Validity and Litigation: Evidence from U.S. Inter Partes Review

The Journal of Law & Economics (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2022
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers and Brian J. Love
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University School of Law
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Litigation, patents, settlement, inter partes review, U.S.

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Are Market Prices for Patent Licenses Observable? Evidence from 4G and 5G Licensing

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jan 2022
Brian J. Love, Christian Helmers and Christian Helmers
Santa Clara University School of Law and Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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standard-essential patent, licensing, 4G/5G, mobile broadband

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Pledging Patents for the Public Good: Rise and Fall of the Eco-Patent Commons

Houston Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 1, 2019, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 332
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2019
Jorge L. Contreras, Bronwyn H. Hall, Christian Helmers and Christian Helmers
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of California at Berkeley and Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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patent, commons, green technology, eco-patent commons

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Patent Litigation in England and Wales and the Issue-Based Approach to Costs

Civil Justice Quarterly 32(3), pp. 369-384.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Nov 2014
Luke McDonagh, Christian Helmers and Christian Helmers
LSE Law and Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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patents, law, costs, loser pays, litigation

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Do Spillovers Matter When Estimating Private Returns to R&D?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Markus Eberhardt, Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers and Hubert Strauss
University of Nottingham - Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP), Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and European Investment Bank
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Productivity, R&D, Spillovers, Common Factor Model

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The Effect of Fee Shifting on Litigation: Evidence from a Policy Innovation in Intermediate Cost Shifting

American Law & Economics Review (forthcoming 2021) , Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 10 May 2021
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Yassine Lefouili, Brian J. Love and Luke McDonagh
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), Santa Clara University School of Law and LSE Law
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Litigation, fee shifting, court reform, intellectual property, UK

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The Choice between Formal and Informal Intellectual Property: A Literature Review

NBER Working Paper No. w17983
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2022
Bronwyn H. Hall, Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Mark Rogers and Vania Sena
University of California at Berkeley, Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of Oxford, Harris Manchester College and Independent
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How Mixed Ownership Affects Decision Making in Turbulent Times: Evidence From the Digital Revolution in Telecommunications

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 64, No. 101626, 2020
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2020
David Wehrheim, Hakki Dogan Dalay, Andrea Fosfuri, Christian Helmers and Christian Helmers
IESE Business School, University of Zurich, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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ownership structure, mixed ownership, privatization, digitization, innovation, telecommunications industry

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Welcome to Waco! The Impact of Judge Shopping on Litigation

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2022
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers and Brian J. Love
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University School of Law
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judge shopping, forum shopping, litigation, non-practicing entities, patents, U.S.

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The Importance (or Not) of Patents to UK Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w19089
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2022
Bronwyn H. Hall, Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Thomas Juster and Vania Sena
University of California at Berkeley, Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of Oxford and University of Essex
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The Use of Intellectual Property Right Bundles by Firms in the UK

Intellectual Property Office Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Apr 2022
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers and Philipp Schautschick
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law
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Intellectual Property Rights and High-growth Firms in the UK

Intellectual Property Office Research Paper No. 2013/27
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Apr 2022
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers, Georg von Graevenitz, Christine Greenhalgh, Irem Guceri and Philipp Schautschick
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Queen Mary, School of Business and Management, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law
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An Empirical Analysis of Primary and Secondary Pharmaceutical Patents in Chile

NBER Working Paper No. w20995
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 15 May 2022
María José Abud Sittler, Bronwyn H. Hall, Christian Helmers and Christian Helmers
Columbia University, University of California at Berkeley and Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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The Use and Abuse of Export Subsidies: Evidence from Colombia

The World Economy, Vol. 36, Issue 4, pp. 465-486, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
Christian Helmers, Christian Helmers and Natalia Trofimenko
Universidad Carlos III de MadridSanta Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Kiel Institute for World Economics
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