The Complexity of the Patent System Agenda
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March 12 – 14, 2018
Santa Fe Institute
Monday, March 12th
|9:00am||Welcome & Introduction to the Conference (Framing Questions)
José Lobo, Arizona State University
|9:35am||"The Complexification of Evolution: Innovation Through Inheritance, Development, and Regulation"
David Krakauer, Santa Fe Institute
|10:10am||Group Discussion I
José Lobo (moderator), Arizona State University
|11:00am||"The Patenting System as a Historical System"
Zorina Khan, Bowdoin College
|1:00pm||"Remember, Patents Are (Mainly) Legal Instruments"
Thomas Beach, USPTO
|1:35pm||"The Challenge of Recognizing Inventive Novelty"
Stuart Graham, Georgia Institute of Technology
|2:10pm||Discussant: Brendan Tracey, Santa Fe Institute|
|3:30pm||"Quantifying Information in Patents"
Deborah Strumsky, Arizona State University
|4:20pm||Group Discussion II|
Tuesday, March 13th
|9:00am||"Advances Are Not Lego Bricks: Insights into Innovation from Computational History"
Simon Dedeo, Carnegie Mellon University & Santa Fe Institute
|9:35 a.m.||"Patenting as Collective Learning"
James Evans, University of Chicago
|10:50am||Patenting: The Perspective from Studying Learning
Discussion Lead: Mirta Galesic
|1:00pm||"Recognizing Emerging Technologies in the Patent Record"
Jan Youtie, Georgia Institute of Technology
|1:35pm||"Uncertainty and Invention: How Predictive Can Patents Be?"
Hyejin Youn, Northwestern University
|2:10pm||Discussant: Feng Bill Shi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|3:30pm||Group Discussion III|
|5:15pm||A shuttle will depart from the Institute to the Hotel Santa Fe|
|6:15pm||Dinner shuttle departs Hotel Santa Fe for Harry’s Roadhouse|
|6:45pm||Group Dinner hosted by SFI President David Krakauer
Harry’s Roadhouse, 96 B Old Las Vegas Highway, Santa Fe
|9:00pm||Shuttle departs Harry’s Roadhouse for Hotel Santa Fe|
Wednesday, March 14th
|9:00am||"Invention as Cultural Accumulation: Evidence from Patenting"
Andrés Gómez, Harvard University
|9:55am||The Uncertainty of Patenting: The View from IP Management
Robert Cote, Cote Capital
|10:50am||Group Discussion IV: Forging a New Research Agenda|
|1:00pm||"Can AI Fix What Is “Broken” with the Patent System?"|
|2:00pm||Discussant: Thomas Beach, USPTO|
|2:20pm||Group Discussion V|
|3:30pm||Final Meeting Adjourned|
|4:15pm||Informal Discussion on Future Research Directions|