Ted M. Sichelman

University of San Diego School of Law

Professor

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110-2492

United States

http://https://www.sandiego.edu/law/faculty/profiles/bio.php?ID=795

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

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
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
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Entrepreneurship, Patents, Innovation, Intellectual Property

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Commercializing Patents

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 2, pp. 341-413, 2010
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 27 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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patent, invention, commercialization, innovation, reward theory, prospect theory

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Life after Bilski

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 63, pp. 1315-1347, 2011, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1725009, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-046, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-02, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-05, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2012-2003
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2012
Stanford Law School, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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patents, law, Bilski, invention, MOT, patentable subject matter, 101, Diehr, business methods, software, Federal Circuit

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Patenting by Entrepreneurs: An Empirical Study

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 17, pp. 111-180, 2010
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Stuart J.H. Graham and Ted M. Sichelman
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of San Diego School of Law
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Entrepreneurs, patents, startups, early-stage companies, venture capital

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Why Do Start-Ups Patent?

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 23, 2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Stuart J.H. Graham and Ted M. Sichelman
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 896 (23,667)
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patent, patenting, entrepreneur, start-up, early-stage, survey

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RAND Patents and Exclusion Orders: Submission of 19 Economics and Law Professors to the International Trade Commission

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-12, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2102865
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Santa Clara University - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of Minnesota Law School, Notre Dame Law School, Syracuse University College of Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Pennsylvania State University - Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business Administration, Rutgers Law School, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, New York University School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law, Duke University School of Law, New York University School of Law, University of Leuven and University of Nebraska - College of Law
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Patents as Promoters of Competition: The Guild Origins of Patent Law in the Venetian Republic

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 49, 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Ted M. Sichelman and Sean M. O'Connor
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Washington - School of Law
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history of patent law, Venice, Venetian patent system, guilds

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Myths of (Un)Certainty at the Federal Circuit

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review (Symposium Volume), Vol. 43, pp. 1161-1194, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2013
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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Federal Circuit, patent law, uniformity, uncertainty, reversal rates, forum shopping, predictability

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Purging Patent Law of ‘Private Law’ Remedies

Texas Law Review, Vol. 92, pp. 516-571, 2014
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2014
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 459 (57,789)

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patents, damages, remedies, injunctions, royalties, licensing, eBay, NPE

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The Vonage Trilogy: A Case Study in 'Patent Bullying'

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 543-577, 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2015
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 425 (63,469)

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Patents, Vonage, VoIP, Patent Bullies, Telecommunications

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Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets

USC CLASS Research Paper No. 16-13, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 16-15
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
Jonathan Barnett and Ted M. Sichelman
USC Gould School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 342 (81,965)

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noncompetes; covenants not to compete; non-competition agreements; innovation; labor mobility; Silicon Valley; Route 128; regional economics

Do Economic Downturns Dampen Patent Litigation?

12 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 481 (2015) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2015
Alan C. Marco, Shawn P. Miller and Ted M. Sichelman
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, Stanford Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
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Recessions, Downturns, Patent Litigation, GDP, Productivity, Capital, Credit

Do Economic Downturns Dampen Patent Litigation?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 481-536, 2015
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Aug 2015
Alan C. Marco, Shawn P. Miller and Ted M. Sichelman
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, Stanford Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
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Data Sources on Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, and Other Intellectual Property

2 Research Handbook on the Law & Economics of Intellectual Property (Peter S. Menell, David L. Schwartz & Ben Depoorter, eds., Edgar Elgar Publishing) (2018, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2017
David L. Schwartz and Ted M. Sichelman
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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intellectual property, patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, data sources, dataset, empirical

14.

Brief Amici Curiae of 20 Law and Business Professors in Support of Neither Party in Bilski v. Doll

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1485043
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Stanford Law School, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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patentable subject matter, Bilski, patent eligibility, business method patents, software patents

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Paving the Path to Accurately Predicting Legal Outcomes: A Comment on Professor Chien’s Predicting Patent Litigation

Texas Law Review See Also, Vol. 90, pp. 97-109, 2012, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 12-079, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-12, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS12-09
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2012
Jay P. Kesan, David L. Schwartz and Ted M. Sichelman
University of Illinois College of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 296 (96,290)
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patent litigation, predicting, patent, federal circuit, outcomes, empirical

16.

Quantum Game Theory and Coordination in Intellectual Property

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-035
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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quantum game theory, intellectual property, patents, innovation, public goods

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Enforcement as Substance in Tax Compliance

70 Washington & Lee L. Rev. 1679 (2013), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-117, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 236
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2013
Leandra Lederman and Ted M. Sichelman
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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tax compliance, tax enforcement, probabilistic enforcement, uncertainty

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An Economic Model of Patent Exhaustion

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-265, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6638
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2017
Olena Ivus, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Ted M. Sichelman
Smith School of Business, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and University of San Diego School of Law
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Intellectual Property, Patent Exhaustion, First Sale Doctrine, Patent Licensing

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Startups & the Patent System: A Narrative

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2018
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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Entrepreneurship, Startups, Patents, Innovation, Intellectual Property

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Data-Generating Patents

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 111, pp. 377-437, 2017
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Brenda M. Simon and Ted M. Sichelman
Thomas Jefferson School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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patents, trade secrets, big data, medical diagnostic tests, search engines, Myriad, Google

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Funk Forward

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AT THE EDGE: THE CONTESTED CONTOURS OF IP, Rochelle Dreyfuss, Jane Ginsburg & Carol Rose eds., 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2014
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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patents, patentable subject matter, Funk Brothers, Prometheus, biotechnology, Supreme Court

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Letter to Congress from 28 Law Professors & Economists Urging Caution on the VENUE Act

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jul 2016
Adam Mossoff and Ted M. Sichelman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of San Diego School of Law
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VENUE Act, jurisdiction, Rodney Gilstrap, Roy Payne, Robert Schroeder, Marshall, ED Texas, patent reform, patent litigation explosion, TC Heartland

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Are Patent Trolls 'Opportunistic'?

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 14-175
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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non-practicing entity, NPE, patent troll, patent litigation, innovation

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Taking Commercialisation Seriously

European Intellectual Property Review, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2011, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-050
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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Patent, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Commercialization, IP Theory

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Response to ‘Pervasive Sequence Patents Cover the Entire Human Genome’

Genome Medicine, Vol. 6, No. 14, 2014, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-07, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 14-148, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2014-19, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
West Virginia University College of Law, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, University of San Diego School of Law, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Georgia State University College of Law, University of Baltimore - School of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
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gene patents, human genome, Myriad Genetics, patent claims, patent scope

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Letter to Congress from 40 Economists & Law Professors Questioning the Quality of Some Empirical Studies in Patent Law

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Adam Mossoff and Ted M. Sichelman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of San Diego School of Law
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patent law; patent reform; legislation; America Invents Act; Innovation Act; HR 9; PATENT Act; S 1137; patent litigation explosion; patent troll; PAE; NPE; empirical legal studies

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Brief of 44 Law, Economics and Business Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc.

USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 17-10, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-266
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Jonathan Barnett and Ted M. Sichelman
USC Gould School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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Intellectual Property, Patent Exhaustion, International Exhaustion, Patent Licensing, Downstream Restrictions, Lexmark, Impression Products

28.

Minding Patent Infringement

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-051
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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patents indirect infringement, inducing infringement, contributory infringement, scienter, state of mind

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Innovation Factors for Reasonable Royalties

Forthcoming Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal (2017) (Symposium Volume)., San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-239
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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patent remedies, Georgia-Pacific, reasonable royalty, opportunity cost, patent damages, innovation, R&D

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Very Tight 'Bundles of Sticks': Hohfeld's Complex Jural Relations

The Legacy of Wesley Hohfeld: Edited Major Works, Select Personal Papers, and Original Commentaries, (Shyam Balganesh, Ted Sichelman & Henry Smith eds., Cambridge University Press, 2018, Forthcoming), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-286
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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Wesley Hohfeld, jural relations, legal relations, complex, modularity, real property, liberty, right, constitutional right

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Markets for Patent Scope

IP Theory, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 42-49, 2011, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-053
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2013
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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patents, scope, Merges, Kitch, Nelson, IP theory

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Why Do Startups Use Trade Secrets?

94 Notre Dame Law Review (2018, Forthcoming), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-346
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2018
David S. Levine and Ted M. Sichelman
Elon University School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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trade secrets, startups, innovation, licensing, software, biotechnology, medical device, patents, intellectual property

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Commercializing Information with Intellectual Property

Texas Law Review See Also, Vol. 92, pp. 35-44, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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patents, intellectual property, commercialization, commercialization theory, Arrow's Disclosure Paradox, information

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Why Barring Settlement Bars Legitimate Suits

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 18, 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 May 2007 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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nuisance suits, frivolous suits, negative expected value suits, settlement, uncertainty, litigation

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Patents, Prizes, and Property

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 30, pp. 279-297, 2017, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-273
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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patents; property; prizes; grants; research & development; regulation; invention; innovation; transaction costs; public domain

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Intellectual Property and Technology Startups: What Entrepreneurs Tell Us

in: Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results, Vol. 2 (Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Economic Growth, Vol. 26, M. Thursby, ed.), pp. 163-199. (2016), Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-5, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-335
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2018
Stuart J.H. Graham and Ted M. Sichelman
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of San Diego School of Law
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Entrepreneurship, Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Patents

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Brief of Law Professors, as Amici Curiae, in Support of Respondent in Global-Tech Appliances v. SEB

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-047
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2011
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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indirect infringement, contributory infringement, scienter, state of mind, patents

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Patent Law Revisionism at the Supreme Court?

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 45, pp. 307-343, 2013 (symposium volume)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2014
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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indirect infringement, inducement, patent law, contributory infringement, congressional intent, stare decisis, precedent, scienter

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Meaning is in the Mind of the Reader: A Rejoinder to Burk, Cotter, and Lemley

Texas Law Review "See Also", Vol. 93, pp. 15-27, 2014, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 2506740
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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patent law, patent remedies, injunctions, lost profits, reasonable royalties, patent holdup, damages, NPE

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The Pathologies of Data-Generating Patents

BIG DATA, HEALTH LAW, AND BIOETHICS (I. Glenn Cohen et al., eds., 2017 Forthcoming) , San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-241, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2882459
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Ted M. Sichelman and Brenda M. Simon
University of San Diego School of Law and Thomas Jefferson School of Law
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patents, trade secrets, big data, medical diagnostic tests, biotechnology, biomedical, Myriad

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Response to the Proposed Changes to the Claim Construction Standard for Interpreting Claims in Trial Proceedings Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-32, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-35, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper, Stanford Public Law Working Paper, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 18-28
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
University of Richmond - School of Law, University of Missouri School of Law, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, Stanford Law School, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Duke University School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
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patent, innovation, intellectual property, PTAB, claim construction, broadest reasonable interpretation, BRI, Phillips

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Brief of 22 Law, Economics, and Business Professors As Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2017
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
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patents, patent litigation, venue, personal jurisdiction, forum shopping, forum selling

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Quantifying Legal Entropy

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-128
Posted: 13 Jul 2013
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law

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