Michael J. Meurer

Boston University - School of Law

Professor

765 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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Citation 12

The Private and Social Costs of Patent Trolls

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
James E. Bessen, Michael J. Meurer and Jennifer Laurissa Ford
Boston University - School of Law, Boston University - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 12

Abstract:

patent, litigation, litigation cost, non-practicing entities, software patents

The Private and Social Costs of Patent Trolls

Regulation, Vol. 34, No. 4, p. 26, Winter 2011-2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Jan 2012
James E. Bessen, Jennifer Laurissa Ford and Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 444 (52,297)
Citation 12

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The Direct Costs from NPE Disputes

99 Cornell L. Rev. 387 (2014), Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-34
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
James E. Bessen and Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

patent, litigation, litigation cost, non-practicing entities, software patents

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The Private Costs of Patent Litigation

Boston University School of Law Working Paper No. 07-08, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 May 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
James E. Bessen and Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
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Citation 14

Abstract:

patent, litigation, litigation cost, property rights

4.

The Patent Litigation Explosion

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 05-18
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
James E. Bessen and Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
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Citation 19

Abstract:

patent, litigation, settlement, licensing, property rights

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Invention, Refinement and Patent Claim Scope: A New Perspective on the Doctrine of Equivalents

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 04-03, Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, 2005, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-5
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
Michael J. Meurer and Craig Allen Nard
Boston University - School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Downloads 1,078 (14,505)
Citation 1

Abstract:

patent scope, invention, doctrine of equivalents, patent claims

6.

Do Patents Perform Like Property?

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Mar 2008
Michael J. Meurer and James E. Bessen
Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
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Citation 3

Abstract:

patent, property rights, research and development

7.

Price Discrimination, Personal Use and Piracy: Copyright Protection of Digital Works

Buffalo Law Review
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Dec 1997
Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law
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Copyright Law and Price Discrimination

Forthcoming in Cardozo Law Review
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 27 Jun 2001
Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law
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Citation 14

Abstract:

Copyright, price discrimination, arbitrage

9.

Business Method Patents and Patent Floods

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 May 2002
Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 804 (23,032)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Patent, Business Method, Patent Pool

10.

Lessons for Patent Policy from Empirical Research on Patent Litigation

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-27, 2005, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 05-22
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Michael J. Meurer and James E. Bessen
Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 616 (27,030)
Citation 11

Abstract:

patent, litigation, settlement, licensing, property rights

11.

Vertical Restraints and Intellectual Property Law: Beyond Antitrust

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 87, 2003
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Mar 2003
Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

intellectual property, vertical restraints, antitrust, durable goods, price discrimination, sharing, exclusionary contracts

12.

Controlling Opportunistic and Anti-Competitive Intellectual Property Litigation

Boston College Law Review, 2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Dec 2002
Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law
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Citation 7

Abstract:

Intellectual Property, Litigation, Frivolous Lawsuits, Predatory Litigation, Patent, Copyright, Trademark

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Notice Failure and Notice Externalities

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-58, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-58, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 418, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1973171, The Journal of Legal Analysis, 2013
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Peter S. Menell and Michael J. Meurer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 416 (47,963)
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14.

Fair Division

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 47, pp. 937-74, 1999
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Apr 2000
Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law
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Pharmacogenomics, Genetic Tests, and Patent-Based Incentives

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 03-09
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 May 2003
Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 248 (100,812)

Abstract:

patent, genetic test, pharmacogenomics, pharmaceuticals, research subsidy

16.

Nonpatentability of Business Methods: Legal and Economic Analysis

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-45, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1482022
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Oct 2009
Peter S. Menell and Michael J. Meurer
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 245 (93,753)

Abstract:

Patents, Business Methods, Intellectual Property, Constitutional Interpretation, Statutory Interpretation, Innovation, Patentable Subject Matter

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Of Patents and Property

Regulation, Vol. 31, No. 4, Winter 2008-2009, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-18
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
James E. Bessen and Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 237 (100,812)
Citation 3

Abstract:

property, intellectual property, property rights, patent, property law, patent law, Industrial Revolution, economic growth, natural economic experiments, Eastern European economies, Eastern European transition, free-riders, generic drug

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Brief of Amici Curiae Law, Business, and Economics Scholars in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, No. 13-298

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-11
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Feb 2014
Jason Schultz, Brian J. Love, James E. Bessen and Michael J. Meurer
New York University School of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law, Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
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Patent Carrots and Sticks: A Model of Nonobviousness

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 12, p. 549, 2008, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Michael J. Meurer and Katherine J. Strandburg
Boston University - School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 145 (152,644)
Citation 1

Abstract:

obviousness, nonobviousness, patent, subject matter, question of law, question of fact, 102

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Patent Litigation with Endogenous Disputes

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
James E. Bessen and Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law

Abstract:

Patent infringements, Patent law, Patent litigation, Patents, Intellectual property, Licenses, Litigation