Empirical Standardization

Second Annual Empirical Research Conference on Standardization

Thursday, May 4, 2022 — Friday, May 6, 2022

This conference will feature presentations of standards-related empirical research in economics, management, law and adjacent fields, and provide a venue for valuable exchanges between experts on standardization from various fields of research as well as industry practice.

Agenda (pdf)

 

Papers

Uniform vs Competing Standards: A Structural Analysis of the U.S. Wireless Telecommunications Industry
Michela Bonani, PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Tilburg University

 

Welfare Effects of Mobile Broadband Internet
Pau Castells, Head of Economic Analysis, GSMA

 

China in the Global Governance of Electro-Technology through Technical Standards
Tim Büthe, Professor and Chair for International Relations, Technical University of Munich

 

Evaluating the Impact of National Deviating Technical Standards
Sabrina Weithmann, Professor, Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences (AUAS)

 

Chinese Latecomers in International ICT Standardization - How Origin and Experience Impact the Acceptance of Technological Contributions
Lennart Schott, Research Fellow and PhD Student, Leibniz University Hannover

 

Competition for Leadership Positions in Standards Development Organizations
Justus Baron, Senior Research Associate, Innovation Policy Research Project, Northwestern Center on Law, Business, and Economics

 

Representation is Not Sufficient for Selecting Gender Diversity
Nicola Persico, Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

 

Measuring the Societal Impact of Standardization
Paul Wiegmann, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship & Marketing (ITEM), Eindhoven University of Technology

 

An Empirical Test of Patent Hold-Out Theory: Evidence from Litigation of Standard Essential Patents
Christian Helmers, Associate Professor of Economics, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

 

Precision and Bias in the Assessment of Essentiality Rates in Firms' Portfolios of Declared SEPs
Tim Pohlmann, Managing Director, IPlytics GmbH

 

Firms' Involvement in Standardization and Average Total Costs per Patent Family
Yanis Gamarra, PhD Candidate, Technical University of Munich, TUM School of Management, Chair of Management Accounting

 

Development of 5G – Identifying Organizations Active in Publishing, Patenting, and Standardization
Magnus Buggenhagen, Techical University of Berlin

 

Patents that Match your Standards: Firm-level Evidence on Competition and Innovation
Riccardo Zago, Economist, Banque de France; Research Associate at College de France, Innovation Lab

 

Standards in the Innovation of Converging Industries: A Social Network Analysis of ITS Communication Standards
Doyoung Eom, Postdoc Researcher, Eindhoven University of Technology

 

Government-Sponsored Research and Technical Standards: Evidence from Standard-Essential Patents
Emilio Raitieri, Assistant Professor, School of Innovation Sciences, Eindhoven University of Technology

 

The Effects of Section 101 Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Doctrine on Technologies Relevant to National Security
Georgios Effraimidis, Senior Manager of Economic Strategy, Qualcomm

 

 


First Annual Empirical Research Conference on Standardization

Thursday, May 23, 2019 — Friday, May 24, 2019

This conference will feature presentations of standards-related empirical research in economics, management, law and adjacent fields, and provide a venue for valuable exchanges between experts on standardization from various fields of research as well as industry practice.

Agenda (pdf)

 

Registration

There is no registration fee for this conference, but attendance is by invitation only. To request an invitation, please send a message with your name, affiliation, and complete professional contact information to our Center at searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu.

 

Papers

Learning When to Quit: An Empirical Model of Experimentation in Standards Development
Bernhard Ganglmair, ZEW, MaCCI, and University of Mannheim

 

The Effect of Standardization on Innovation: A Machine Learning Approach
Petyo Bonev, University of St. Gallen
Maddalena Agnoli, MINES ParisTech (CERNA)

 

The Causal Effects of Including Standards-related Documentation into Patent Prior Art: Evidence from an EPO Policy Change
Rudi Bekkers, Eindhoven University of Technology

 

Over-Declaration of Standard-Essential Patents and the Determinants of Essentiality
Robin Stitzing, Compass Lexecon

 

“Standards-Setting Competition with Network Effects: Theory and Empirical Analysis”
Jin Wang, Kansas State University

 

How Do Patent Assertion Entities Influence the Direction of Technological Change? Evidence from 3GPP SDO
Aija Leiponen, Cornell University

 

Why Do R&D-Intensive Firms Participate in Standards Organizations? The Role of Patents and Product-Market Position
Justus Baron, Northwestern Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

 

Making the Rules. The Governance of Standard Developing Organizations and their Policies on Intellectual Property Rights
Pierre Larouche, Université de Montréal

 

The Origins of the Industrial Standardization Movement and the World Outside Europe and North America
Craig N. Murphy, Wellesley College

 

“Trademarks, Certification Marks and Technical Standards”
Standards Setting Organizations and Trademark Registration: An Empirical Analysis
Jorge Contreras, University of Utah
Brad Biddle, Center for the Study of Law, Science and Technology, Arizona State University School of Law

 

Certifier Competition and Audit Grades
Talia Bar, University of Connecticut

 

Differentiation Strategies in the Adoption of Environmental Standards: LEED from 2000-2014
Marc Rysman, Boston University