Research Roundtables

Attendance at all Research Roundtables is by invitation only. If you are interested in receiving an invitation, please send your request to: searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu.



Research Roundtable on Women in the Workplace-Perspectives from the Academic and Corporate World

Thursday, March 12-Friday, March 13, 2015

AGENDA

Confirmed Participants:

  • Katharine T. Bartlett, Duke University School of Law
  • Laurie Bassi, McBassi & Company
  • Lori A. Beaman, Department of Economics, Northwestern University
  • Mary Anne Case, The University of Chicago Law School
  • Warren J. Cinnick, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
  • Pamela Coukos, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)
  • The Honorable Cari M. Dominguez, Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center and Former Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (2001-2006)
  • William E. Doyle, Jr., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Zev Eigen, Northwestern University School of Law
  • China Gorman, Great Place to Work
  • Catherine Grimstead, Northwestern University
  • Effenus Henderson, HenderWorks (former Chief Diversity Officer, Weyerhaeuser)
  • Joni Hersch, Vanderbilt Law School 
  • Valerie J. Hoffman, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Katherine M. Kimpel, Sanford Heisler, LLP
  • Brian Levine, Mercer
  • Maria C. Lin, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
  • Ann C. McGinley, William S. Boyd Law School, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Gregory Mitchell, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Tiffany Morris, Sears Holding Company
  • Robert L. Nelson, Northwestern University and American Bar Foundation
  • Muriel Niederle, Department of Economics, Stanford University
  • David Ong, Peking University  HSBC Business School
  • Destiny Peery, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Nicola Persico, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Susan E. Provenzano, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Gowri Ramachandran, Southwestern Law School
  • Renée A. Redd, Women’s Center, Northwestern University
  • Lauren Rivera, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Paola Sapienza, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Matthew L.  Spitzer, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth
  • Michael Waterstone, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Liz Watson, National Women's Law Center
  • Lee Webster, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)
  • Deborah M. Weiss, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth
  • Kimberly A. Yuracko, Northwestern University School of Law

Third Annual Research Roundtable on Patents and Technology Standards

Thursday, April 9-Friday, April 10, 2015

AGENDA

Papers

Session One— Patent Examination and Applications

Patent Examination at the Micro Level: The USPTO Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) Dataset
Stuart J. Graham, Senior Advisor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Georgia Institute of Technology
Alan C. Marco, Chief Economist, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Richard Miller, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Business Dynamics of Innovating Firms: Linking U.S. Patent Data with Administrative Data on Workers and Businesses
Javier Miranda, Principal Economist, Business Dynamics Statistics Program, U.S. Census Bureau
Stuart J. Graham, Senior Advisor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Georgia Institute of Technology
Alan C. Marco, Chief Economist, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Cheryl Grim, Economist, U.S. Census Bureau
Tariqul Islam, Statistician, U.S. Census Bureau

Automated Disambiguations of US Patent Grants and Applications
Benjamin Balsmeier, KU Leuven, Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation
Gabe Fierro, UC Berkeley, Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership
Lee Fleming, UC Berkeley, Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership
Kevin Johnson, UC Berkeley, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Aditya Kaulagi, UC Berkeley, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Guan-Cheng Li, UC Berkeley, Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership
William Yeh, UC Berkeley, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Session Two—Technology Standards and Standards Organizations

Standards Setting Organizations
Justus Baron, Research Associate, Innovation Economics Project, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University School of Law
Kirti Gupta, Director, Economic Strategy, Qualcomm Incorporated

Technology Standards and Standards Organizations: Introduction to the Dataset
Justus Baron, Research Associate, Innovation Economics Project, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University School of Law
Daniel F. Spulber, Elinor Hobbs Distinguished Professor of International Business, Kellogg School of Management and Research Director, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth

Mapping Patents to Standards. Creating a Concordance Table between Different Systems of Technological Classification
Justus Baron, Research Associate, Innovation Economics Project, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University School of Law
Tim Pohlmann, Research Fellow, Mines ParisTech and Technische Universität Berlin

Session Three— Patents and the Location of Innovation

Patent Disclosure & Claim Definiteness across Technologies & Industries
John R. Allison, Mary John and Ralph Spence Centennial Professor of Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin
Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Assistant Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

Mobility of Knowledge and Local Innovation Activity
Kyriakos Drivas, Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Development, Agricultural University Of Athens
Claire Economidou, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus

Chinese Patent Data Project: Linking SIPO Patents to Firms
Tony W. Tong, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado
Yuchen Zhang, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado

Session Four— Patents, Trademarks and the Market for Inventions

Patent Transactions in the Marketplace:  Lessons from the USPTO Patent Assignment Dataset
Stuart J. Graham, Senior Advisor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Georgia Institute of Technology
Alan C. Marco, Chief Economist, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Amanda F. Myers, Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Office of Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Monetizing Marks: Insights from the USPTO Trademark Assignment Dataset
Stuart J. Graham, Senior Advisor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Georgia Institute of Technology
Alan C. Marco, Chief Economist, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Amanda F. Myers, Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Office of Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Confirmed Participants:

  • John Allison, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
  • Ashish Arora, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
  • Pere Arqué-Castells, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Benjamin Balsmeier, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business
  • Talia Bar, Department of Economics, University of Connecticut
  • Justus Baron, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Pilar Beneito, University of Valencia
  • Fred Bereskin, University of Delaware
  • Bernard Black, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Wendy A. Bradley, HEC Paris
  • Chirantan Chatterjee, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India
  • Jorge L. Contreras, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
  • Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • Kyriakos Drivas, Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Development, Agricultural University Of Athens
  • Beatrice Dumont, University of Paris 13
  • Claire Economidou, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus
  • Edward J. Egan, Imperial College Business School
  • Andreea Enache, Paris School of Economics and University of Chicago (visiting)
  • Daniel Ershov, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
  • Lee Fleming, University of California, Berkeley
  • Hila Fogel-Yaari, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
  • Roberto Fontana, Pavia University and CRIOS - Bocconi University
  • Michael Frakes, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Fabian Gaessler, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
  • Bernhard Ganglmair, Naveen Jindal School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Ina Ganguli, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Joel Gehman, University of Alberta
  • Alexander Gelatovic, Universidad de los Andes, Chile
  • Stuart J. Graham, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Kirti Gupta, Qualcomm Incorporated
  • Brian Higginbotham, School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University
  • Erik Hovenkamp, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Jingjing (Jing) Huang, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech
  • Mayank Jaiswal, Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology
  • T’Mir Julius, Centre for Transformative Innovation, Swinburne University of Technology
  • Scott Kennedy, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
  • Jay P. Kesan, University of Illinois College of Law
  • Adrián Kovacs, KU Leuven
  • Margaret Kyle, Paris MINESTech
  • Anne Layne-Farrar, Charles River Associates
  • Zhen Lei, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering at Pennsylvania State University
  • Aija Leiponen, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
  • Celia Lerman, Stanford Law School
  • Gerard Llobet, CEMFI
  • Michelle Lowry, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University
  • Alan C. Marco, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Juan Mañez, Department of Applied Economics II and ERICES, University of Valencia
  • Yann Ménière, Cerna - MINES ParisTech
  • Richard Miller, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Javier Miranda, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Suzanne Drennon Munck, Office of Policy Planning, Federal Trade Commission
  • Amanda F. Myers, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Kristen Osenga, University of Richmond School of Law
  • Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Stanford Law School
  • Yasin Ozcan, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Laura Pedraza-Fariña, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Tim Pohlmann, Mines ParisTech and Technische Universität Berlin
  • Jeff Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • Jon Putnam, Competition Dynamics
  • E.J. Reedy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • María Rochina-Barrachina, University of Valencia
  • Arsalan Safari, Sociotechnical Systems Research Center, MIT
  • Amparo Sanchis-Llopis, Department of Applied Economics II and ERICES, University of Valencia
  • Juan A. Sanchis-Llopis, Department of Applied Economics II and ERICES, University of Valencia
  • Max Schanzenbach, Northwestern University School of Law
  • David L. Schwartz, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Carlos J. Serrano, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Ralph Siebert, Purdue University, Department of Economics, Krannert School of Management
  • Mark Snyder, Qualcomm Inc.
  • Matthew L. Spitzer, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth
  • Daniel F. Spulber, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Darren Stevenson, Center for Internet & Society, Stanford Law School
  • Neel Sukhatme, Princeton University
  • Zhen Sun, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Wing Wah Tham, Erasmus University of Rotterdam
  • Tony W. Tong, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado
  • Joanna Tsai, Federal Trade Commission
  • Nicolas van Zeebroeck, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Ryan Whalen, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Chenguo "Coco" Zhang, Universität Bremen
  • Quin Kun Zhang, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado
  • Yuchen Zhang, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado
  • Arvids Ziedonis, Department of Management Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Stanford University
  • Rosemarie Ziedonis, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon
  • Samantha Zyontz, MIT Sloan School of Management

Additional details forthcoming.


Research Roundtable on Animal Law and Regulation

Thursday, July 9-Friday, July 10, 2015

Additional details forthcoming.


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