Brian J. Love

Santa Clara University School of Law

Assistant Professor

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95053

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

An Empirical Study of Patent Litigation Timing: Could a Patent Term Reduction Decimate Trolls Without Harming Innovators?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 161, p. 1309, 2013
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 546 (30,136)
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patent term, non-practicing entity, NPE, patent troll, maintenance fees, solutions to the software patent problem

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Best Mode Trade Secrets

Yale Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 15, p. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 May 2012 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2012
Brian J. Love and Christopher B. Seaman
Santa Clara University School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 528 (35,931)

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patent, trade secret, best mode, AIA, America Invents Act, preferred embodiment, unclean hands

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Do University Patents Pay Off? Evidence from a Survey of University Inventors in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Yale Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 16, p. 285, 2014, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2017
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 515 (33,654)

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university patents, technology transfer, technology management, technology licensing, technology transfer office, TTO, office of technology transfer, OTT, office of technology management, OTM, software patents, patent theory

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Inter Partes Review: An Early Look at the Numbers

University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue, Vol. 81, p. 93, 2014
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
Brian J. Love and Shawn Ambwani
Santa Clara University School of Law and Unified Patents, Inc.
Downloads 495 (30,830)

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inter partes review, IPR, inter partes reexamination, America Invents Act, AIA, non-practicing entity, NPE

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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, Brian J. Love and Luke McDonagh
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University School of Law and City University London - The City Law School
Downloads 440 (41,558)

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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

6.

Patentee Overcompensation and the Entire Market Value Rule

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 1, p. 263, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 377 (60,207)
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patent law, entire market value rule, patent damages, reasonable royalty

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The Misuse of Reasonable Royalty Damages as a Patent Infringement Deterrent

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 909, 2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2011
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 305 (73,910)

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patent law, reasonable royalty, willful infringement, patent holdup, independent invention

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Expanding Patent Law's Customer Suit Exception

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 1605, 2013, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-13
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2013
Brian J. Love and James C. Yoon
Santa Clara University School of Law and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Downloads 274 (79,696)

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customer suit exception, first filed rule, strike suit, nuisance suit, patent troll, NPE, PAE, Innovatio, Lodsys, PACid

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Why Patentable Subject Matter Matters for Software

George Washington Law Review Arguendo, Vol. 81, p. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2012
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 210 (113,769)

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patentable subject matter, software patents, Mayo v. Prometheus, Ultramercial v. WildTangent

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Like Deck Chairs on the Titanic: Why Spectrum Reallocation Won’t Avert the Coming Data Crunch but Technology Might Keep the Wireless Industry Afloat

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 705, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Brian J. Love, David J. Love and James V. Krogmeier
Santa Clara University School of Law, Purdue University - School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
Downloads 209 (117,306)

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telecommunications, spectrum crunch, spectrum crisis, spectrum famine, spectrum policy, National Broadband Plan, AT&T, Verizon

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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
New York University School of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law, Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 202 (110,883)

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Make the Patent 'Polluters' Pay: Using Pigovian Fees to Curb Patent Abuse

California Law Review Circuit, Vol. 4, p. 84, 2013, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-13
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
James E. Bessen and Brian J. Love
Boston University - School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 180 (118,884)
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patent troll, NPE, PAE, PME, patent reform, maintenance fees, Pigovian tax, patent fees

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Apple Bites Back: But Will the Company Come to Regret Its Huge Court Victory?

Los Angeles Times, August 30, 2012 at A15
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 25 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 170 (138,157)

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Apple v. Samsung, smartphone wars, patent wars, apportionment, reasonable royalty, patent damages

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Let's Use Patent Fees to Stop the Trolls

Wired.com, December 20, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 152 (152,883)

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PTO fees, maintenance fees, patent troll, NPE, patent term, America Invents Act, software patent

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Subsidizing 'Patent Roulette'

Indianapolis Star, March 5, 2012, at A13, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2019190
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 135 (159,465)

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university technology transfer, university TTLO, university TTO, university patent, Purdue, Stanford, WARF, Myriad

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Interring the Pioneer Invention Doctrine

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 379, 2012
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 09 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 119 (182,692)

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pioneer patent, pioneer invention, doctrine of equivalents, multiple/independent invention

To Improve Patent Quality, Let’s Use Fees to Weed Out Weak Patents

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, 2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 May 2016
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 30 (417,226)

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patent quality, maintenance fees, post-grant proceedings, inter partes review

Comment on Enhancing Patent Quality

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 26 (437,320)

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patent quality, maintenance fees, post-grant proceedings, inter partes review

To Improve Patent Quality, Let’s Use Fees to Weed Out Weak Patents

Berkeley Technology Law Journal Commentaries (March 12, 2016), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Jun 2016
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 29 (421,998)

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patent quality, maintenance fees, post-grant proceedings, inter partes review

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Brief Amici Curiae of Fifteen Professors of Intellectual Property Law in Carnegie Mellon Univ. v. Marvell Tech. Grp., Ltd., No. 14-1492 (Fed. Cir.)

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Aug 2014
Brian J. Love and Donald M. Falk
Santa Clara University School of Law and Mayer Brown LLP
Downloads 81 (222,397)

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patent infringement damages, extraterritorial, international, overcompensation, double-recovery

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Facebook IPO Belies Perils of Collegiate Inventors

The Boston Globe, May 16, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 May 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 75 (259,716)

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student inventors, university technology transfer, university TTLO, university TTO, university patent, Facebook, Facebook IPO, Harvard, Netscape, University of Illinois

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No: Software Patents Don't Spur Innovation, but Impede It

Wall Street Journal, May 13, 2013, at R2
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2013
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 72 (259,716)

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software patents, patent troll, NPE, PAE, PME, Apple, Google, Microsoft

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patent assertion entity, PAE, non-practicing entity, NPE, patent troll

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Inter Partes Review as a Shield for Technology Purchasers: A Response to Gaia Bernstein's 'The Rise of the End-User in Patent Litigation'

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 56, p. 1075, 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 63 (184,930)

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inter partes review, IPR, America Invents Act, AIA, end user, customer suit, patent reform

23.

Bad Actors and the Evolution of Patent Law

Virginia Law Review Online, Vol. 101, p.1 2015
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Feb 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 54 (259,716)

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patent reform, bad faith, bad facts, bad law, bad actors, patentable subject matter, written description, public use

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Patent Duration

Forthcoming in Peter S. Menell & David L. Schwartz (eds.), Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law (Vol. II -- Analytical Methods) (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 100 (229,952)

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patent term, patent renewal, maintenance fees

25.

An Empirical Look at the 'Brokered' Market for Patents

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Oct 2017
Santa Clara University School of Law, Richardson Oliver Law Group, Richardson Oliver Law Group LLP and Richardson Oliver Law Group
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patent market, patent broker, technology transfer, patent assignment, patent damages, software patents, business method patents, defensive aggregator, patent assertion entity, PAE, patent troll, nonpracticing entity, NPE

26.

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

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2017
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Santa 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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Brief of Amici Curiae 56 Professors of Law and Economics in Support of Petition for Writ of Certiorari in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, No. 16-341

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-44, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 499
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2016
Santa Clara University - School of Law, Stanford Law School, Santa Clara University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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Venue, Jurisdiction, Eastern District of Texas, Patent Assertion Entity, PAE

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Comments of Law and Business Scholars Submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Regarding a Proposed Update to the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 182, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 357
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - College of Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Stanford Law School, The John Marshall Law School, Santa Clara University School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Emory University School of Law and Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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DOJ, FTC, Antitrust, Guidelines, Licensing, FRAND

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Predictably Expensive: A Critical Look at Patent Litigation in the Eastern District of Texas

Stanford Technology Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2017, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-16
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Brian J. Love and James C. Yoon
Santa Clara University School of Law and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
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Eastern District of Texas, TC Heartland, VENUE Act, Innovation Act, patent troll, patent assertion entity, PAE, NPE

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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 and Markus Eberhardt
Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa 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

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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
Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa 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

Other Papers (8)

Total Downloads: 339    Citations: 0
1.

Professors’ Letter in Support of Patent Reform Legislation

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Nov 2013
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
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patent reform, patent assertion entity, PAE, fee-shifting, e-discovery, customer suit exception, heightened pleading standard, real party in interest, demand letter

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Past Unlawful Injunctions Shouldn't Cloud Samsung Galaxy S III's Future

TechCrunch, December 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 13 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 54 (246,025)

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injunctions, patent injunctions, colorably different, colorable differences, Samsung, Apple, Apple v. Samsung, Galaxy S III, S3, SIII

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Apple, Google – Please Spend on R&D Not IP

San Francisco Chronicle, August 22, 2012
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
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smartphone wars, research and development, R&D, patent acquisition, Apple v. Samsung, Apple, Google, Samsung, Bell Labs, Xerox PARC, IBM Research

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Tax the Patent Trolls

USA Today, July 24, 2013
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
James E. Bessen and Brian J. Love
Boston University - School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law
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patent troll, PAE, NPE, PME, renewal fees, maintenance fees, patent reform

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Appendices for Interring the Pioneer Invention Doctrine

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 90, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2012
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
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Patent Reform Won't Hurt Professors

Wall Street Journal, May 4, 2015, at A15
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
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patent reform, university patents, technology transfer, technology management, technology licensing, technology transfer office, TTO, office of technology transfer, OTT, office of technology management, OTM, patent theory

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Restricting Patent Challenges Will Harm Small Businesses

The Hill, May 27, 2015
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
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patent reform, inter partes review, IPR, post-grant review, PGR, covered business method review, CBM, America Invents Act, AIA, end user, customer suit, small business, SME

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Submission of Topics for USPTO Quality Case Studies

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
Colleen V. Chien and Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University - School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law
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patent quality, open data, European Patent Office, non-patent literature, foreign prior art, patent trial and appeal board, inter partes review