To quote this study :
Thibault Schrepel, “Patent troll”: statistical comparison between cases and research papers, Revue Concurrentialiste, January 2014
This post introduces a new series dedicated to statistical analyses of antitrust law. We called it: “Let’s Stat”.
We entered the keywords “patent troll” on the Papers SSRN search engine, as well as on WestLaw (for all State and Federal cases).
- Of course, the Courts are now using the term “patent troll” for practices they may have described differently in former years. Still, the increased use of “patent troll” keywords appears to be a good indicator of Court tendencies.
- Papers SSRN does not gather all research papers. However, we presume that SSRN papers are a representative sample of all papers written on the subject.