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

35

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Scholarly Papers (35)

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
Downloads 4,173 (1,188)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Patents, Innovation, Intellectual Property

2.

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
Downloads 1,190 (10,244)
Citation 2

Abstract:

patent, invention, commercialization, innovation, reward theory, prospect theory

3.

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
Downloads 1,181 (10,614)

Abstract:

patents, law, Bilski, invention, MOT, patentable subject matter, 101, Diehr, business methods, software, Federal Circuit

4.

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
Downloads 950 (15,547)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Entrepreneurs, patents, startups, early-stage companies, venture capital

5.

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 820 (19,933)
Citation 7

Abstract:

patent, patenting, entrepreneur, start-up, early-stage, survey

6.

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
Downloads 435 (47,520)

Abstract:

Federal Circuit, patent law, uniformity, uncertainty, reversal rates, forum shopping, predictability

7.

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 Law School, 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
Downloads 424 (41,335)
Citation 1

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8.

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 361 (52,436)

Abstract:

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

9.

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 329 (56,481)

Abstract:

Patents, Vonage, VoIP, Patent Bullies, Telecommunications

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
United States Patent and Trademark Office, Stanford Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 313 (73,690)

Abstract:

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
United States Patent and Trademark Office, Stanford Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
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Abstract:

11.

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
Downloads 278 (80,165)

Abstract:

patentable subject matter, Bilski, patent eligibility, business method patents, software patents

12.

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 252 (84,769)

Abstract:

patent litigation, predicting, patent, federal circuit, outcomes, empirical

13.

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
Downloads 251 (64,657)

Abstract:

history of patent law, Venice, Venetian patent system, guilds

14.

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
Downloads 206 (99,132)

Abstract:

quantum game theory, intellectual property, patents, innovation, public goods

15.

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
Downloads 178 (108,235)

Abstract:

tax compliance, tax enforcement, probabilistic enforcement, uncertainty

16.

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
Downloads 173 (121,663)

Abstract:

patents, patentable subject matter, Funk Brothers, Prometheus, biotechnology, Supreme Court

17.

Startups & the Patent System: A Narrative

LAW & SOCIETY PERSPECTIVES IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, Deborah Halbert & William Gallagher, eds., 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2015
Ted M. Sichelman
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 165 (114,371)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Startups, Patents, Innovation, Intellectual Property

18.

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
Downloads 154 (145,466)

Abstract:

gene patents, human genome, Myriad Genetics, patent claims, patent scope

19.

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
Downloads 140 (139,391)

Abstract:

Patent, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Commercialization, IP Theory

20.

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
Downloads 120 (169,698)
Citation 1

Abstract:

patents indirect infringement, inducing infringement, contributory infringement, scienter, state of mind

21.

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
Downloads 113 (149,483)

Abstract:

non-practicing entity, NPE, patent troll, patent litigation, innovation

22.

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
Downloads 108 (184,923)
Citation 1

Abstract:

patents, scope, Merges, Kitch, Nelson, IP theory

23.

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
Downloads 94 (208,374)
Citation 1

Abstract:

nuisance suits, frivolous suits, negative expected value suits, settlement, uncertainty, litigation

24.

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
Downloads 78 (205,498)

Abstract:

patents, intellectual property, commercialization, commercialization theory, Arrow's Disclosure Paradox, information

25.

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) (2016, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
David L. Schwartz and Ted M. Sichelman
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 68 (154,729)

Abstract:

intellectual property, patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, data sources, dataset, empirical

26.

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
Downloads 53 (281,325)

Abstract:

indirect infringement, contributory infringement, scienter, state of mind, patents

27.

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
Downloads 47 (293,472)

Abstract:

indirect infringement, inducement, patent law, contributory infringement, congressional intent, stare decisis, precedent, scienter

28.

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
Downloads 42 (293,472)

Abstract:

patent law, patent remedies, injunctions, lost profits, reasonable royalties, patent holdup, damages, NPE

29.

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
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Ted M. Sichelman and Brenda M. Simon
University of San Diego School of Law and Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 0 (436,157)

Abstract:

patents, trade secrets, big data, medical diagnostic tests, biotechnology, biomedical, Myriad

30.

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
Downloads 0 (249,440)

Abstract:

patent remedies, Georgia-Pacific, reasonable royalty, opportunity cost, patent damages, innovation, R&D

31.

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
Downloads 0 (165,712)

Abstract:

VENUE Act, jurisdiction, Rodney Gilstrap, Roy Payne, Robert Schroeder, Marshall, ED Texas, patent reform, patent litigation explosion, TC Heartland

32.

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 0 (143,145)

Abstract:

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

33.

Data-Generating Patents

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 111, 2017 Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-216, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2753547
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 24 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2016
Brenda M. Simon and Ted M. Sichelman
Thomas Jefferson School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 0 (180,335)

Abstract:

patents, trade secrets, big data, medical diagnostic tests, search engines, Myriad, Google

34.

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
Downloads 0 (196,032)

Abstract:

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

35.

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

Abstract: