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.



Fifth Annual Research Roundtable on Patents and Technology Standards

Thursday, May 4-Friday, May 5, 2017

Additional details forthcoming.

Papers

Patent Value and Uncertain Property Rights: Implications from Patent Litigation
Alan C. Marco, Chief Economist, United States Patent and Trade Mark Office
Richard D. Miller, Senior Economist, United States Patent and Trade Mark Office

Patent Trolls: Benign Middleman or Stick-Up Artist?
David S. Abrams, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago, Department of Economics
Gokhan Oz, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Economics

Roadblock to Innovation: The Role of Patent Litigation in Corporate R&D
Filippo Mezzanotti, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Patent Disclosure
Deepak Hegde, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kyle Herkenho
, University of Minnesota

An Economic Model of Patent Exhaustion
Olena Ivus, Smith School of Business, Queen's University,
Edwin L.-C. Lai, Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Ted Sichelman, University of San Diego School of Law

The Impact of International Patent Systems: Evidence from Accession to the European Patent Convention
Bronwyn Hall, University of California at Berkeley 
Christian Helmers, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

How Do Intellectual Property Rights Affect Innovation?  Evidence from U.S. Multinational Firms
L. Kamran Bilir, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Economics Department

Back to Basics: The Use of Corporate Science in Invention—Evidence from Citations to Corporate Publications
Ashish Arora, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Sharon Belenzon, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Lia Sheer, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

An Empirical Study of University Patent Activity
Christopher J. Ryan, Jr., Vanderbilt University
Brian L. Frye, University of Kentucky, College of Law

Reversed Citations and the Localization Of Knowledge Spillovers
Ashish Arora, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Sharon Belenzon, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Honggi Lee, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

Firm Matching in the Market for Technology
Pere Arqué-Castells, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Daniel F. Spulber, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Do Valid Patents Promote Progress?
Jonathan H. Ashtor, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Litigation of Standards-Essential Patents in Europe: A Comparative Analysis
Jorge L. Contreras, The University of Utah, College of Law*
Fabian Gaessler, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Christian Helmers, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Brian J. Love, Santa Clara University School of Law

Technology Standards and Innovation: The Effect of Technological Change on Firm Survival and Growth
Justus Baron, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Daniel F. Spulber, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

A Welfare Economic Interpretation of FRAND
Jen Leth Hougaard, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen
Chiu Yu Ko, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore
Xuyao Zhang, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

“Licensing Terms of Standard Essential Patents – A Comprehensive Analysis of Cases”, Chryssoula Pentheroudakis and Justus Baron.  Nikolaus Thumm (editor), JRC Science for Policy Report, Publications Office of the European Union, January 2017


First Annual Research Roundtable on Global Climate Change Governance: Geoengineering

Thursday, May 18-Friday, May 19, 2017

Co-sponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern.



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