Research

Publications

Patent Citations Reexamined. forthcoming, RAND Journal of Economics (with Kenneth Younge and Alan Marco).

How to Measure and Draw Causal Inferences with Patent Scope. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 2018 (with Neil Thompson). Lead article, Special Issue on Intellectual Property: Strategy, Measurement, and Economic Performance.

Duty of Disclosure for Patent Applications: Best Practices. Association of Corporate Counsel Docket, Technology & IP Issue, 2017 (with Thomas Melling and Kenneth Younge).

Information Overload at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: Reframing the Duty of Disclosure in Patent Law as a Search and Filter Problem. Yale Journal of Law and Technology, 2011.

An Estoppel Doctrine for Patented Standards. California Law Review, 2009 (with Robert Merges).

Patentable Subject Matter Matters: New Uses for an Old Doctrine. Berkeley Technology Law Journal, 2007.

Working Papers

The Strategic Importance of Patent Scope: Patent Transfers in the Medical Device Industry. First round Revise and Resubmit, The Strategic Management Journal.

Does Winning a Patent Race Lead to More Follow-on Innovation? First round Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Legal Analysis (with Neil Thompson).

The Track One Pilot Program:  Who Benefits from Prioritized Patent Examination? Under review (with Michael Teodorescu).

Corrected Measures for Patent Citation Analysis: Accounting for Published Patent Applications. Under review (with Kenneth Younge).

Strategic Citation: A Reassessment. (with Kenneth Younge and Alan Marco).

First Movers and Follow-on Invention: Evidence from a Vector Space Model of Invention. (with Kenneth Younge and Kyungsoo-Kim).