PSDM 2013


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Pre-event, 11th November 2013


PATSTAT Workshop

European Patent Office (EPO) -


Launch of the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2013

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) -

Day 1, 12th November 2013

 8:30- 9:00        Registration - Rio Othon Palace

 9:00- 9:30

Welcome and Opening Addresses

Jorge Ávila - President, Instituto Nacional de Propriedade Industrial (INPI)

François-Régis Hannart - Principal Director, European and International Co-operation , European Patent Office (EPO)

Andrew Wyckoff - Director, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry,
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

José Graça Aranha - Regional Director, Brazil Office,
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)


Session 1: IP Strategies

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


Complementarity, Fragmentation and the Effects of Patent Thicket

Sadao Nagaoka - Hitotsubashi University

Yoichiro Nishimura - Kanagawa University

The Value of Patent and Trademark Pairs

Grid Thoma - University of Camerino

Patents and other appropriability methods: Impacts on export performance of Brazilian firms

Graziela Ferrero Zucoloto - Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA)



Coffee Break


Session 2: IP and Economic Performance

Chair: Sadao Nagaoka - Hitotsubashi University


Patent Value and Citations: Creative Destruction or Defensive Disruption?

David S. Abrams - University of Pennsylvania

Ufuk Akcigit - University of Pennsylvania and NBER

Jillian Popadak - University of Pennsylvania

Do resources flow to innovative firms? Evidence from firms in OECD countries

Carlo Menon - OECD

Chiara Criscuolo - OECD

Dan Andrews - OECD

IPR-Intensive Industries: Contribution to Economic Performance and Employment in the EU

Theon van Dijk - EPO


Lunch Break


Session 3: Panel - Leveraging on IP Assets for Economic Growth: on-going initiative at IP offices

Moderator: Andrew Wyckoff - OECD Director, Science, Technology and Industry


Overview of economic research activities at the EPO 2013/2014 by Theon van Dijk - EPO

INPI's Intellectual Property Statistical Database by Sergio Medeiros Paulino de Carvalho - INPI

IP Research 2013: UK Issues by Tony Clayton - UK Intellectual Property Office

IP Australia Policy Reseach by Benjamin Mitra-Kahn - IP Australia

USPTO Economics Projects by Stuart Graham - Georgia Institute of Technology and USPTO advisor


Coffee Break


Session 4: Patents and Human Capital Mobility

Chair: Eduardo da Motta e Albuquerque - Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)


Foreign inventors in Europe and the US: Testing for Self-Selection and Diaspora Effects

Stefano Breschi - Università Bocconi

Francesco Lissoni - Università Bocconi and Université Montesquieu, Bordeaux IV

Science Unfolding in Technology: a Cross-Country Analysis of Scientific Citations in Patents

Julie Callaert - KU Leuven

Jan-Bart Vervenne - KU Leuven

Bart Van Looy - KU Leuven and University of Twente

Inventor Diasporas and the Internationalization of Technology

Ernest Miguélez - WIPO, University of Barcelona and CReAM


Poster Session



Day 2, 13th November 2013


Session 5: Green Patenting

Chair: Stuart Graham - Georgia Institute of Technology and USPTO advisor


Innovation and Diffusion of Clean/Green Technology: Can Patent Commons Help?

Bronwyn H. Hall - University of California, Berkeley and UNU-MERIT

Christian Helmers - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Fast-Tracking ‘Green’ Patent Applications: An Empirical Analysis

Antoine Dechezleprêtre - London School of Economics

Patenting Trends in Green Technology of Gasification in Brazil:
The Current Analysis by Patent Statistics

Douglas Alves Santos - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and INPI

Mauricio Bezerra De Souza Jr.  - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Edward Winter - INPI

Patent Statistics for International Comparisons and Analysis of Narrow Technological Fields

Ivan Hascic - OECD

Jérôme Silva - OECD


Coffee Break


Session 6: The Market for Ideas

Chair: Mário Alexandre Gonçalves - Whirlpool


The Market for Standard Essential Patents. Evidence from European Data (1997-2011)

Yann Ménière - MINES ParisTech

Tim Pohlmann - MINES ParisTech and Technical University of Berlin

What Do Patent-based Indicators Tell Us About Product Commercialization?

Simon Wakeman - European School of Management and Technology

Stefan Wagner - European School of Management and Technology

Contracting for Technology Transfer: Patents, Know-How and IP Bundles

Catalina Martinez - CSIC-IPP

Pluvia Zuniga - UNU-MERIT


Lunch Break


Session 7: Patent Systems

Chair: Chong Sun Hong - SungKyunKwan University


Do Inventors Value Secrecy in Patenting?
Evidence from the American Inventor’s Protection Act of 1999

Stuart Graham - Georgia Institute of Technology and USPTO advisor

Deepak Hegde - New York University

Determinants of Patent Pendency

Tony Clayton - UK Intellectual Property Office

Nadiya Sultan - UK Intellectual Property Office

Benjamin Mitra-Kahn - IP Australia

Alan Marco - USPTO

Stuart Graham - Georgia Institute of Technology and USPTO advisor

Deferred Patent Examination

Ilja Rudyk - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität

Is Strategic Patenting still in vogue?
A Reassessment of Motives to Patent a Decade after the Patent Surge

Knut Blind - Technical University of Berlin

Sören Simon Petersen - Technical University of Berlin

Julius Rauber - Technical University of Berlin


Coffee Break


Session 8: The Geography of Innovation and Technological Change

Chair: Paulo Furquim de Azevedo - Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV)


Relatedness and Technological Change in Cities

Pierre-Alexandre Balland - Utrecht University and Eindhoven University of Technology

Ron Boschma - Lund University and Utrecht University

Dieter Kogler - University College Dublin

Territorial Factors Affecting Innovation in the Micro-Regions of São Paulo

Suelene Mascarini - University of São Paulo

Renato Garcia - University of São Paulo

Veneziano de Castro Araujo - University of São Paulo

Does Government Funding Increase Patenting in the Nanotechnology Field?
Where Does Quebec Stand in Comparison to the Rest of Canada?

Leila Tahmooresnejad - Polytechnique Montréal

Catherine Beaudry - Polytechnique Montréal


Closing Remarks - End of Conference


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