Research Roundtables

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.


Fourth Annual Research Roundtable on Technology Standards

Thursday, May 5-Friday, May 6, 2016

Agenda (pdf)

Working Papers

When a Stranger Calls: Standards Outsiders and Unencumbered Patents
Jorge L. Contreras, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah

Standard Setting Organizations and Standard Essential Patents: Voting Power versus Market Power
Daniel F. Spulber, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Technology Standards and Standard Setting Organizations: Introduction to the Searle Center Database
Justus Baron, Research Associate, Innovation Economics Project, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern Pritzker 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

Confirmed Participants

  • Maddalena Agnoli, CERNA, Ecole des Mines de Paris
  • Gary Anderson, Economic Analysis Office, Office of the Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Pere Arqué-Castells, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Anjishnu Banerjee, Division of Biostatistics, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Justus Baron, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Michael Barsa, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Emily S. Bremer, University of Wyoming College of Law
  • Dan Breznitz, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
  • Jin Cao, Norges Bank
  • Julie Carlson, Bureau of Economics, U.S. Federal Trade Commission
  • Avik Chakrabarti, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Luke Hung-Yu Chuang, University of Washington (UW) School of Law
  • Laurie Ciaramella, Paris MINESTech
  • Jorge L. Contreras, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
  • Dirk Czarnitzki, KU Leuven, Dept. of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation
  • Mian Dai, Bennett S. LeBow College of Business, Drexel University
  • Supradeep Dutta, SUNY Buffalo, School of Management
  • Markus Fitza, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University
  • Chris Forman, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Michael Frakes, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Ping Gao, The University of Manchester
  • Kirti Gupta, Qualcomm Incorporated
  • Erik Hovenkamp, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Stephen Jones, University of Wyoming, College of Business
  • Amol M. Joshi, Oregon State University, College of Business
  • Thomas Keusch, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University
  • Jessica Kim-Gina, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Margaret Kyle, Paris MINESTech
  • Aija Leiponen, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
  • Cher Li, Nottingham University Business School
  • Alan C. Marco, Chief Economist, United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Keith E. Maskus, Department of Economics, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Kristen Osenga, University of Richmond School of Law
  • Laura Pedraza-Fariña, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Chryssoula Pentheroudakis, IP Research & Consulting
  • Tim Pohlmann, Mines ParisTech and Technische Universität Berlin
  • Emilio Raiteri, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • Ram Ranganathan, The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business
  • Ilja Rudyk, Senior Economist, Office of the Chief Economist, European Patent Office
  • David L. Schwartz, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Ralph Siebert, Purdue University, Department of Economics, Krannert School of Management
  • Gurneeta Vasudeva Singh, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
  • Matthew L. Spitzer, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Daniel F. Spulber, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Walter Steingress, Banque de France
  • Jeffrey Strauss, Director of Industry Programs, The Roberta Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University
  • Nikolaus Thumm, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies
  • Tony W. Tong, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado
  • Andrew Updegrove, Gesmer Updegrove LLP
  • Nicolas van Zeebroeck, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Wen Wen, McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Paul Widrum, Nottingham University Business School
  • Steven Chong Xiao, Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Chenguo (Coco) Zhang, Universität Bremen
  • Quin Kun Zhang, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado

Second Annual Research Roundtable on Animal Law and Regulation

Thursday, July 14-Friday, July 15, 2016

Details forthcoming.


Third Annual Leadership Roundtable on Talent Analytics and Workforce Science

Thursday, November 17-Friday, November 18, 2016

Details forthcoming.


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