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
|9:20 a.m.||"Why is the Santa Fe Institute hosting this meeting?"
David Krakauer, Santa Fe Institute
|10:10am||Group Discussion I: "What do we want to talk about?"
José Lobo (moderator), Arizona State University
|11:05am||"The patenting system as a historical system"
Zorina Khan, Bowdoin College
|1:00pm||"The challenge of recognizing (and patenting) novelty"
Alan Marco, Georgia Institute of Technology
|1:35pm||"Patents as information packets…but mainly legal instruments"
Thomas Krause, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
|2:10pm||Discussant: Brendan Tracey, Santa Fe Institute|
|3:30pm||"Patenting as cultural accumulation?"
Andrés Gómez Calderón, Portillo & de la Cruz
|3:35pm||Discussant: Mirta Galesic, Santa Fe Institute|
|3:55pm||Group Discussion II
Peter Harter (moderator)
Tuesday, March 13th
|9:00am||"Computational history and patent data: what can we learn about the patenting system?"
Simon Dedeo, Carnegie Mellon University & Santa Fe Institute
|9:35 a.m.||"Invention as collective learning: how different is patenting?"
James Evans, University of Chicago
|1:00pm||"Recognizing emerging technologies in the patent record"
Jan Youtie, Georgia Institute of Technology
|1:35pm||"Quantifying information in patents"
Deborah Strumsky, Arizona State University
|2:10pm||Discussant: Hyejin Youn, Northwestern University|
|3:30pm||Group Discussion III|
Wednesday, March 14th
|9:00am||"The uncertainty of patenting: risky, profitable and annoying — the view from business"
Brian Hinman, Former Chief IP Officer at Phillips
|10:45am||Group Discussion IV|
|1:00pm||"Can AI fix what is “broken” with the patent system?"
Colleen Chien, Santa Clara University School of Law
|2:00pm||Discussant: Feng Bill Shi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|2:20pm||Group Discussion V|
|4:00pm||Informal discussion on a possible research agenda/effort on invention, information and uncertainty|