International Workshop on Patent System Design for Innovation 2014.8.1

International Workshop on Patent System Design for innovation

Date:   August 1st  (Friday) 2014
Venue:  IIR conference room, Second Floor of the IIR Building

12:00 to 13:30
Chair    Sadao Nagaoka, Professor, Hitotsubashi University
Luncheon Key-note Speech on “A Perspective of Japanese Patent System”
Hidetaka Aizawa, Professor, Hitotsubashi University (60 minutes presentation)

13:30 to 15:00  
Chair    Reiko Aoki, Professor, Hitotsubashi University
Key note speech on “Patents and Diffusion: Global Drug Launches”
Mark Schankerman, Professor, London School of Economics (60 minutes presentation )

15:00  Presentations of three ongoing research  (45 minutes each, including Q&A)
Chair     Mark Schankerman, Professor, London School of Economics
(1)”Quality Comparison of International Search Reports (ISRs) by Selectable International Search Authorities (ISAs) under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) System”
Tetsuo Wada (Gakushuin University) and Setsuko Asami (Tokyo University of Science)

(2) “Effect of Early Patent Disclosure on Knowledge Dissemination: Evidence from the Impact of Introducing Pre-Grant Publication System in the United States”
Yoshimi Okada (Hitotsubashi University) with Sadao Nagaoka (Hitotsubashi University)

(3) “Early Clarification of Patent Rights and Innovation: Evidence from Post-grant Opposition System in Japan”
Sadao Nagaoka  (Hitotsubashi University) with Kenta Nakamura ( Kobe University)

Acknowledgement: Supported by JSPS (Kakenhi B- 26285055) and by JST funded project on “Science sources of innovation”

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