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
David Krakauer, Santa Fe Institute
|10:10am||Group Discussion I
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?"
Andres Gomez, Harvard University
|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||Morning Discussion & Summary|
|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 IV|
|3:30pm||Final Meeting Adjourned|
|4:00pm||Informal Discussion on Future Research Directions|