Visiting Speaker Series


November 7 - Patent Examiner SpecializationCesare Righi (Boston University School of Management)

October 5 - The Patent System and Licensing and Follow-on Research of Academic Inventions, Zhen Lei (Pennsylvania State University)

September 22 - The Redeployability of Patent Assets: Evidence from Failed Startups, Rosemarie Ziedonis (Boston University)

August 31 - Patent Reexamination and The America Invents Act, Brendan Costello (Yale Law School)

June 27 - What happens to university patenting and start-ups when intellectual property rights are taken away from faculty inventors?, Andrew Toole (USPTO)

May 9 - The Role of Corporate Venture Capital Investments in Patent Sales of High-Tech Ventures, Francesco Di Lorenzo (Wolfgang Sofka, Copenhagen Business School)

March 30 - Gender of PCT InventorsJulio Raffo (World Intellectual Property Organization)

March 23 - Screening for Patent Quality: Examination, Fees, and the Courts, Mark Schankerman (London School of Economics)

March 2 - Piracy, Profits and Creative Output: Empirics of Copyright Research, Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)

January 31 - What's a Brand Worth? Trademark Protection, Profits and Product Quality, Davidson Heath (The University of Utah) and Chris Mace (The University of Utah)

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