PSDM 2012



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This event follows the OECD conference on Knowledge Networks and Markets (KNMs). For more information, please visit


Pre-event, Tuesday, 27th November 2012


PATSTAT Pre-Conference Workshop

Organised by the European Patent Office (EPO):

Agenda (PDF)


Day 1, Wednesday 28th November 2012



OECD Conference Center


Welcome and Opening Addresses

Andrew Wyckoff - Director, Science Technology and Industry Directorate, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Nikolaus Thumm - Chief Economist, European Patent Office (EPO)


Session 1 - Innovation Modes and Firm Performance

Chair: Bronwyn H. Hall - University of California, Berkeley

  • Co-Ownership of Intellectual Property: Exploring the Value Creation and Appropriation Implications of Co-Patenting
        Rene Belderbos - KU Leuven, UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University
        Bruno Cassiman - IESE Business School and KU Leuven
        Dries Faems - University of Twente
        Bart Leten - KU Leuven and Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School
        Bart Van Looy* - KU Leuven [PPT]
  • The Geography of Markets for Technology: Evidence from Bio-Pharmaceuticals
        Michelle Gittelman - Rutgers Business School [PPT]


Coffee break


Panel 1 - The “Intellectual Property (IP) Bundle”: Global IP rights Challenge

This panel will deal with the joint use of intellectual property (IP) assets like patents, trademarks and design rights; outline the main characteristics of such IP rights; and discuss the use of the “IP bundle” by firms worldwide

Chair: Mariagrazia Squicciarini - OECD

Ruud Peters - Executive Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Officer, Philips
Robert DeBerardine - Vice President, Head of Global Patent Department, Sanofi [PPT]
Stuart Graham - Chief Economist, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) [PPT]
Nathan Wajsman - Chief Economist, Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) [PPT]
Nikolaus Thumm - Chief Economist, European Patent Office (EPO) [PPT]
Carsten Fink - Chief Economist, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)


Lunch break


Session 2 - The Value of Innovations

Chair: Thomas Blailock - Ocean Tomo

  • Entrepreneurial Innovation: Identifying Schumpeterian Shocks and Kirznerian Competition using Patent Rank
        Monte J. Shaffer* - University of Arizona [PPT]
        Gianna M. Del Corso - University of Pisa
        U.N. Umesh - Washington State University
        Francesco Romani - University of Pisa


Coffee break


Session 3 - New Challenges

Chair: Sadao Nagaoka - Hitotsubashi University

  • The Productivity of Environmental Innovations
        Christian Soltmann - Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property
        Tobias Stucki - ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
        Martin Woerter* - ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute [PPT]


Poster Session


Cocktail Reception


Day 2, Thursday 29th November 2012


Panel 2 - Knowledge Assets and Economic Growth: The Role of Policy

This panel will discuss the role of policy in fostering economic growth and addressing global challenges through leveraging knowledge-based assets, and highlight the role of intellectual property rights in this process.

Introduction: Andrew Wyckoff - Director, Science, Technology and Industry Directorate (OECD)

Richard Boucher - Deputy Secretary General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Benoît Battistelli - President, European Patent Office (EPO)
Francis Gurry - Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Jorge Ávila - President, Instituto Nacional de Propriedade Industrial (INPI, Brazil)


Coffee break


Session 4 - IP Systems and the Role of Policy

Chair: Mark Schankerman - London School of Economics [PPT]

  • Invalid but Infringed?! The Impact of the German Patent Enforcement System on Innovation
        Katrin Cremers - ZEW Mannheim
        Dietmar Harhoff* - LMU Munich [PPT]
        Christian Helmers - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • The Role of Government Policies, Local Knowledge Stocks and Firms Patenting Activity for High-Growth Financing in Clean Technologies
        Chiara Criscuolo* - OECD [PPT]
        Carlo Menon - OECD


Lunch break


Session 5 - Innovation and Financing

Chair: Dietmar Harhoff - LMU Munich

  • The Market for Patents: A Quantitative Analysis of Patent Ownership Transfers based on the European and French registers
        Antoine Dechezleprêtre - London School of Economics
        Yann Ménière* - MINES ParisTech


Coffee break


Session 6 - The Location of Innovations

Chair: Jinyoung Kim - Korea University

  • Moving People with Ideas - Does Inventors’ Mobility Foster Firms’ Innovative Performance?
        Riccardo Crescenzi* - London School of Economics [PPT]
        Luisa Gagliardi - London School of Economics


Closing Remarks


End of Conference

* Presenter at the conference


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