NPE/PAE

6/11/2014
Haus, Axel and Juranek, Steffen

Patent Trolls, Litigation, and the Market for Innovation

We examine the role of non-practicing entities (NPEs), often called patent trolls, in patent litigation. We present a theoretical model that predicts that cases with NPE patentees resolve faster. We test this prediction using a hand-collected data set of US patent litigation cases. We find that...Read More

5/22/14
RPX Corporation

2014 NPE Cost Report High-level Findings

Companies in 2014 spent more than $12 billion in legal fees, settlements, and judgments to resolve NPE patent disputes.Read More

Spring 2014
Schwartz, David and Kesan, Jay

Analyzing the Role of Non-Practicing Entities in the Patent System

February 2014
Cosandier, Charlene and Delcampy, Henry and Leiponenz, Aija and Meniere, Yann

Defensive and Offensive Acquisition Services in the Market for Patents

1/15/14
Kappos, David

Facts Show Patent Trolls Not Behind Rise In Suits

The American patent system is at a crossroads. Just two and a half years removed from passage of the America Invents Act — the most dramatic overhaul of the U.S. patent system in generations — we see almost monthly legislative efforts to reform the system yet again. Driving this sentiment in...Read More

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