September 2010 USPTO Economics Research Agenda

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9:00-9:15 AM
Welcome by Robert Barr, Executive Director, BCLT

9:15-10:00 AM

USPTO Data Resources

  - USPTO, Chief Economist’s Office
      (Stuart Graham, Alan Marco, Venay Puri)

10:00-10:30 AM
Break

10:30-11:15 AM

USPTO Economic Research Agenda

 - Stuart Graham, USPTO Chief Economist

11:15-12:00 PM

Economists’ Discussion: Panel 1

  - Richard Gilbert, UC Berkeley
  - Bronwyn Hall, UC Berkeley & Maastrict University
  - Suzanne Scotchmer, UC Berkeley
     
12:00-1:00 PM
Lunch break
       
1:00-1:30 PM
Remarks, David J. Kappos, Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director, USPTO


1:30-2:15 PM

Economists’ Discussion: Panel 2

 - Keith Maskus, University of Colorado
 - Petra Moser, Stanford University
 - Brian Wright, UC Berkeley

2:15-2:45 PM
Break

2:45-3:45 PM

Industry – Professional Discussion

- Brian Kahin, Computer & Communications Ind. Assoc.
- Anne Layne-Farrar, LECG
- Preston McAfee, Yahoo!
- Bernard Munos, formerly Eli Lilly

3:45-4:15 PM
Break

4:15-5:15 PM


Law Professors’ Discussion

  - Dennis Crouch, University of Missouri
  - Peter Menell, UC Berkeley
  - Robert Merges, UC Berkeley
  - Pam Samuelson, UC Berkeley
        
5:15-5:30 PM
Wrap up by Robert Barr, Executive Director, BCLT
          
5:30-7:00 PM  
BCLT Reception