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IRPN: Innovation & Patent Law & Policy (Sub-Topic)

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 23 Feb 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 5,901 The Direct Costs from NPE Disputes
James E. Bessen and Michael J. Meurer
Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Jun 2012
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
2 5,304 The Private and Social Costs of Patent Trolls
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
Date posted to database: 19 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
3 5,033 Software Patents and the Return of Functional Claiming
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Jul 2012
Last Revised: 25 May 2014
4 4,618 High Technology Entrepreneurs and the Patent System: Results of the 2008 Berkeley Patent Survey
Stuart J.H. Graham, Robert P. Merges, Pamela Samuelson and Ted M. Sichelman
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
Date posted to database: 4 Jul 2009
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
5 4,570 The Myth of the Sole Inventor
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
6 4,521 Patent Case Management Judicial Guide - Third Edition
Peter S. Menell, Lynn H. Pasahow, James H. A. Pooley, Matthew Powers, Steven C. Carlson, Jeffrey G. Homrig, George F. Pappas, Carolyn Chang, Colette Reiner Mayer and Marc David Peters
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Fenwick & West LLP, Independent, Tensegrity Law Group, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP, Latham & Watkins, Covington & Burling LLP, Fenwick & West LLP, Morrison & Foerster, LLP and Morrison & Foerster, LLP
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
7 4,410 Where to File Your Patent Case
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 3 May 2010
Last Revised: 7 Dec 2014
8 4,326 Startups and Patent Trolls
Colleen V. Chien
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Sep 2012
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2013
9 3,697 Patent Troll Myths
Michael Risch
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
10 3,687 Product v. Process Patent in India
Sharmendra Chaudhry
National Law School of India University (NLSIU)
Date posted to database: 9 Feb 2011
Last Revised: 7 Sep 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
25 Dec 2016 through 23 Feb 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 359 Has the Academy Led Patent Law Astray?
Jonathan Barnett
USC Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
2 349 (Un)Reasonable Royalties
Michael Risch
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 15 Feb 2017
3 86 Abstracting About 'Abstract Idea'
Jasper L. Tran
University of Maryland
Date posted to database: 24 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 27 Dec 2016
4 82 Patent Challenge Clauses: A New Antitrust Offense?
Michal S. Gal and Alan D. Miller
University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 13 Dec 2016
5 65 Patent Trolls and Small Business Employment
Ian Appel, Joan Farre-Mensa and Elena Simintzi
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Harvard Business School and University of British Columbia
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2017
6 55 From Private Ordering to Public Law: The Legal Frameworks Governing Standards-Essential Patents
Jorge L. Contreras
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2017
7 42 Licensing Terms of Standard Essential Patents: A Comprehensive Analysis of Cases
Chryssoula Pentheroudakis and Justus Baron
IP consultant/Lawyer and Northwestern University - Searle Center for Law, Regulation and Economic Growth
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 17 Feb 2017
8 40 Patent Subject Matter Eligibility
Rajendra Kumar Bera
Acadinnet Education Services India Pvt. Ltd.
Date posted to database: 14 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
9 36 Open Innovation with Large Bioresources: Goals, Challenges and Proposals
Johnathon E Liddicoat and Kathleen Liddell
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 19 Jan 2017
10 35 Competition and Piracy
Gregory Day
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business
Date posted to database: 25 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 29 Jan 2017





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