Innovation and Patent Systems: Assessing Theory and Evidence

Thursday, May 18, 2017 to Friday, May 19, 2017
Stanford, CA
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THURSDAY, May 18, 2017
Annenberg Conference Room (Room 105)
Lou Henry Hoover Building, Stanford University

8:30 a.m.Breakfast Buffet

9:00 a.m.Welcome and Introduction: Stephen Haber

9:15 a.m.“Patent Trespass and the Royalty Gap: Exploring the Nature and Impact of ‘Patent Holdup’” by Bowman Heiden and Nicolas Petit
Presenter: Nicolas Petit
Discussants: Ron Laurie and Henry Smith
Moderator: Stephen Haber
Complete Paper | Discussant slides | Presenter slides

10:30 a.m.Break

11:00 a.m.“Has the Academy Led Patent Law Astray?” by Jonathan Barnett
Presenter: Jonathan Barnett
Discussants: William Summerhill and Jim Skippen
Moderator: A. J. Gokcek
Complete Paper | Discussant slides

12:15 p.m.Lunch
Room 115, Lou Henry Hoover Building

1:15 p.m.“Starving (or Fattening) the Golden Goose? Generic Entry and the Incentive for Early-Stage Pharmaceutical Innovation” by Lee Branstetter, Chirantan Chatterjee, and Matthew J. Higgins
Presenter: Lee Branstetter
Discussants: Deborah Martin and Naomi Lamoreaux
Moderator: Amit Itai
Complete Paper | Presenter slides | Discussant slides

2:30 p.m.Break

3:00 p.m.“Is There an Anti-common Tragedy in the Smartphone Industry?” by Alexander Galetovic, Stephen Haber, and Lew Zaretzki
Presenters: Alexander Galetovic
Discussants: Wesley Hartmann and Dana Hayter
Moderator: Ross Levine
Complete Paper | Presenter slides

4:15 p.m.Daytime sessions close

FRIDAY, May 19, 2017
Annenberg Conference Room (Room 105)
Lou Henry Hoover Building

8:30 a.m.Breakfast Buffet

9:00 a.m.“A Quality-Adjusted Price Index for Colorectal Cancer Drugs” by Claudio Lucarelli and Sean Nicholson
Presenter: Claudio Lucarelli
Discussants: Mark Duggan and Adam Ullman
Moderator: Ron Katznelson
Complete Paper | Presenter slides | Discussant slides | Moderator slides

10:15 a.m.Break

10:45 a.m.“Alternative Remedies in Standard Essential Patent Disputes”
Presenter: Igor Nikolic
Discussants: Kayvan B. Noroozi and Damon Matteo
Moderator: Richard Sousa
Complete Paper Presenter slides

12:00 NoonAdjourn (light lunch available)
Room 115, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Presenters, Discussants and Moderators

Jonathan Barnett—Professor of law and director, Media, Entertainment and Technology Law Program, Gould School of Law, University of Southern California

Lee Branstetter—Professor of economics and public policy, H. John Heinz III College, Carnegie Mellon University; nonresident senior fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; research associate, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Chirantan Chatterjee—Assistant professor in economics & public policy, Max & Bharti Research Fellow in Healthcare & Public Policy, Indian School of Business (India)

Mark Duggan—Trione Director, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), and Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University; research associate, NBER

Alexander Galetovic—Professor of economics, Universidad de los Andes (Chile); visiting fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A. J. Gokcek—IP counsel, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Stephen Haber—Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; A. A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, professor of political science, of history, and (by courtesy) of economics, Stanford University; director, Hoover Institution Working Group on Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Prosperity (Hoover IP2)

Wesley Hartmann—Professor of marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business; member, Steering Committee, Hoover IP2

Dana Hayter—Partner, Technology Transactions & Privacy Group, Perkins Coie LLP

Bowman Heiden—Deputy director, Center for Intellectual Property, University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden)

Matthew J. Higgins—Associate professor of strategy and innovation, Georgia Institute of Technology; research associate, NBER

Amit Itai—Stanford Program in International Legal Studies fellow and postgraduate student, Stanford Law School; participant, 2016 Hoover IP2 Summer Teaching Institute on the Economics and Politics of Regulation; former senior IP counsel, Teva Pharmaceuticals (Israel)

Ron D. Katznelson—President, Bi-Level Technologies

Naomi Lamoreaux—Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics and History and chair, Department of History, Yale University; research associate, NBER; member, Hoover IP2 Steering Committee

Ron Laurie—Co-founder and managing director, Inflection Point Strategy, LLC; director, Wi-LAN, Inc.

Ross Levine—Willis H. Booth Chair in Banking and Finance, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley; research associate, NBER; member, Hoover IP2 Steering Committee

Claudio Andrés Lucarelli Herrera—Professor, Faculty of Business and Economics, Universidad de los Andes (Chile)

Deborah Martin—Assistant general counsel, Pfizer Inc.

Damon Matteo—CEO, Fulcrum Strategy; member of the board, Center for Intellectual Property Law, Tsinghua University Law School (Beijing, China); member, Hoover IP2 Advisory Board

Sean Nicholson—Professor, Cornell University; research associate, NBER

Igor Nikolic—PhD student, Faculty of Laws, University College London

Kayvan Bakhtiari Noroozi—Principal, Noroozi PC; president and CEO, Koios Pharmaceuticals

Nicolas Petit—Professor, School of Law, Universitè de Liège (Belgium); research professor, University of South Australia

James Skippen—Executive chairman, WiLAN Inc.; member, Law Society of Upper Canada

Henry Smith— Fessenden Professor of Law and director, Project on the Foundations of Private Law, Harvard Law School; member, Hoover IP2 Steering Committee

Richard Sousa—Research fellow, Hoover Institution; member, Hoover IP2 Steering Committee

William Summerhill—Professor of history and Dr. E. Bradford Burns Chair, Latin American Studies, UCLA; member, UCLA Center for Economic History Steering Committee

Adam Ullman—President, CEO, and General Counsel, Shoe Care Innovations, Inc.; consultant, IP strategy, product development and commercialization, PDCIP, LLC

Lew Zaretzki—Managing director, Hamilton IPV

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