Weekly Top 5 Papers – July 24, 2009

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending July 24, 2009:

1. The Unreasonableness of the Patent Office’s ‘Broadest Reasonable Interpretation’ Standard
by Dawn-Marie Bey (King & Spalding LLP) and Christopher Anthony Cotropia (University of Richmond School of Law)

2. Distributed Security: A New Model of Law Enforcement
by Susan W. Brenner (University of Dayton – School of Law) and Leo L. Clarke (Thomas M. Cooley Law School)

3. A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation
by Mebane T. Faber (Cambria Investment Management)

4. Understanding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
by Yuliya S. Demyanyk (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland) and Otto Van Hemert (New York University – Department of Finance)

5. Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals
by Allen Rostron (University of Missouri at Kansas City – School of Law) and Nancy Levit (University of Missouri at Kansas City – School of Law)