Santa Clara Law Associate Professor Colleen Chien was named as one of the “Top 50 Most Influential People in IP” in the world by Managing Intellectual Property magazine, which also published a separate profile of her .  The magazine specifically cited Chien’s work on patent assertion entities, including the fact she coined that term.  Chien’s work on patent trolls including “Startups and Patent Trolls” and “Patent Trolls by the Numbers” has sparked a national conversation, including a White House proposal for reform that repeatedly cited her research.