Intellectual Capital- Business Strategy, Legal Protections, and Global Competitiveness

Thursday, June 19, 1997 to Friday, June 20, 1997
Stauffer Auditorium Hoover Institution, Stanford University Stanford, California
Thursday, June 19, 1997
8:30 AM WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
  John Raisian, Hoover Institution
  Nicholas Imparato, Hoover Institution
 
8:45 AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS
  Michael S. Malone, Forbes ASAP
 
9:30 AM INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL: DEFINITION
  KNOWLEDGE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
  Paul Romer, Hoover Institution
  INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, INNOVATION, AND INVENTION
  John Barton, Stanford Law School
  PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES
  Robert Barro, Hoover Institution
 
10:30 AM BREAK
 
10:45 AM INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS
  INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL AND GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS
  Joseph Costello, Cadence Design Systems
  GOVERNMENT LEADERSHIP AND COOPERATIVE EFFORTS
  Crawford Beveridge, Scottish Enterprise
  "Skandia: Three Generations of Intellectual Capital"
  Åke Freij, Skandia
 
12:00 Noon LUNCH
 
1:00 PM ISSUES IN LAW, REGULATION, AND PROPERTY RIGHTS
  PATENTS AND COPYRIGHT LAW
  Clarisa Long, American Enterprise Institute
Mark Radcliffe, Gray, Cary, Ware and Freidenrich
  "Exclusivity: The Life Blood for Continued Pharmaceutical Industry Innovation"
  George Johnston, Hoffmann-LaRoche
  "Non-Proprietary Technologies: A Challenge to the Standard Economics of
Intellectual Property?"
  Margaret Jane Radin and Erin Sawyer, Stanford Law School
  EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
  Phillip White, Informix
  DISCUSSANT: Edward Lazear, Hoover Institution
 
2:30 PM BREAK
 
2:45 PM ISSUES IN LAW, REGULATION, AND PROPERTY RIGHTS
  "Consumer Perspectives in Big Ticket Litigation"
  David Dolkas, Gray, Cary, Ware and Freidenrich
  ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
  Jay Folberg, University of San Francisco
  "Resolution of Disputes about Intellectual Property"
  Robert Hall, Hoover Institution
  DISCUSSANT: Abraham Sofaer, Hoover Institution
 
4:00 PM SOCIETAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES
  THE TRUST ECONOMY VIS-A-VIS THE CONTRACT ECONOMY
  Peter Keen, International Center for Information Technology
 
4:45 PM RUMINATIONS ON DAY ONE
  David Henderson, Hoover Institution
 
5:00 PM SESSIONS CLOSE
 
Friday, June 20, 1997
8:30 AM ACCOUNTING FOR INTANGIBLE ASSETS
  Steven M. H. Wallman, U.S. Securities Exchange Commission
 
9:15 AM MEASURING THE VALUE OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
  EXTRACTING VALUE FROM INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL: POLICY AND PRACTICE
  Patrick Sullivan, ICM Inc. and Nicholas Imparato, Hoover Institution
  ASSESSING INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL FOR STARTUPS
  Timothy Draper, Draper Fisher Associates
  LICENSING
  David Teece, University of California, Berkeley
  "Balance Sheet Accounting"
  Gordon Petrash, Dow Chemical
  DISCUSSANT: Kenneth Judd, Hoover Institution
 
10:30 AM BREAK
 
10:45 AM LEARNING FROM INDUSTRY
  COMPUTER INDUSTRY
  Barbara Simons, Association for Computing Machinery
  GENOMICS
  Thomas White, Roche Molecular Systems
  "The Costs of Uncertainty in Mapping the Legal Terrain"
  Sean Johnston, Genentech
  "The Virtual Socket Interface Alliance: The Drive for Legally Safe Standards"
  Douglas Fairbairn, Virtual Socket Interface Alliance
  DISCUSSANT: John Barton, Stanford Law School
 
12:00 Noon LUNCH
 
1:00 PM "Intellectal Capital and the Internationalization of Equity Markets"
  Michael Brown, Microsoft Corporation
 
1:45 PM INTERNATIONAL ISSUES: GLOBAL COMPLEXITIES
  LOWERING PROTECTION STANDARDS TO COMMON LEVELS
  Glee Cady, NETCOM On-Line Communications Services
  WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION
  Pamela Samuelson, University of California, Berkeley
  PROTECTIONISM IN INTERNATIONAL EQUITY MARKETS
  Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Hoover Institution
 
3:00 PM BREAK
 
3:15 PM INTERNATIONAL ISSUES: REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES
  LATIN AMERICA
  Clarisa Long, American Enterprise Institute
  ASIA
  Don Weadon, George Mason University
  EUROPE
  G. William LaRosa, IBM
  DISCUSSANT: Dennis Bark, Hoover Institution
 
4:15 PM GOING FORWARD
  NEXT STEPS
  Nicholas Imparato, Hoover Institution
 
4:45 PM RUMINATIONS ON INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
  Rich Karlgaard, Forbes ASAP
 
5:00 PM CONFERENCE CLOSES

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