• 199 Citations
20052019
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Research Interests

Focuses on empirical studies of patent law and judicial behavior, including of the use contingent fee representation in patent litigation; reversal rates in patent claim construction cases; litigation involving non-practicing entities; the effect of the presumption of validity on jurors; and the doctrine of equivalents. He has also studied the use of legal scholarship by the judiciary.

Education/Academic qualification

JD, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI

… → 1995

Chemical Engineering, BS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

… → 1992

Research interests

  • Intellectual property
  • Patent law

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Grants 2016 2016

intellectual property
entrepreneurship
studies (academic)
Law
economics

Research Output 2005 2019

  • 199 Citations
  • 16 Article
  • 13 Other contribution
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Book

Understanding Patent “Privateering”: A Quantitative Assessment

Kesan, J. P., Layne-Farrar, A. & Schwartz, D. L., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. 16, 2, p. 343-380 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
patent

Heterogeneity Among Patent Plaintiffs: An Empirical Analysis of Patent Case Progression, Settlement, and Adjudication

Cotropia, C. A., Kesan, J. P. & Schwartz, D. L., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. 15, 1, p. 80-125 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

patent
holding
reform policy
fee
lawyer

Our divided patent system

Allison, J. R., Lemley, M. A. & Schwartz, D. L., Jun 1 2015, In : University of Chicago Law Review. 82, 3, p. 1073-1154 82 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

patent system
patent
industry
electronics industry
pharmaceutical industry

Analyzing the role of non-practicing entities in the patent system

Schwartz, D. L. & Kesan, J. P., Feb 13 2014, In : Cornell Law Review. 99, 2, p. 425-456 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

patent system
patent
costs
system change
lawsuit