Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

International Symposium on Innovation and Patents 1999.2.12-2.13

International Symposium on Innovation and Patents Theme: ‘Exploring the Optimal Design of the Patent System for the 21st Century’Organiser: The Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi UniversityDate: 12 February ~ 13 February 1999Place: Kunitachi, Tokyo (Sano-shoin Hall, Hitotsubashi University) Session I: Economic Analysis of Innovation and PatentsChairperson: Kotaro Suzumura, Hitotsubashi University 1. Innovation and the Patent SystemRichard Nelson, Columbia UniversityDiscussant: Hiroyuki Odagiri, Hitotsubashi University 2. Incremental Innovation and the Patent SystemSuzanne Scotchmer, University of California-BerkeleyDiscussant: Sadao Nagaoka, Hitotsubashi University 3.Appropriability and PatentsWesley Cohen, Carnegie-Mellon UniversityAkira Goto, Hitotsubashi UniversityAkiya Nagata, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyRichard Nelson, Columbia UniversityJohn Walsh, University of Illinois at ChicagoDiscussant : David Mowery, University of California-Berkeley Session II: The Patent…

Enterprise Innovation Management Forum for Innovative value-creation 1999.02.22

Enterprise InnovationManagement Forum for Innovative value-creation This forum, with participants from industry, government and university, addressed the theme of innovation and value creation in business organizations amid a rapidly-changing social environment in which conventional management values are being discarded. There was joint examination with business leaders of recent research cases, and distribution of the findings via the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and the Nikkei Shimbun. ■ Programme(22th February 1999) 1. Greeting by the Sponsor 2. Key Lectures‘Knowledge Revolution in Japanese Companies’Ikujiro Nonaka, Professor, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Hokuriku‘Towards the Exciting Management Revolution’Seiichiro Yonekura, Professor, IIR, Hitotsubashi University 3. Panel Discussion- ‘Customers, Information, Innovation: Challenges for the 21st Century’1st…

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