May 12 – 13, 2016 • Stanford, CA


The Bright Side of Patents
Presenter Slides by Joan Farre-Mensa, Deepak Hegde and Alexander Ljungqvist
Discussant Slides by Ross Levine

The Market for Software Innovation
by Colleen Chien

Patent Assertion Entities and Patent Litigation Characteristics and Outcomes
by Christopher Anthony Cotropia, Jay P. Kesan, and David L. Schwartz

Disentangling a Conceptual Thicket: The Economics of Patent Holdup, Royalty Stacking, and Standards as Market Power
Presenter Slides by Alexander Galetovic and Stephen Haber
Discussant Slides by Wes Hartmann

Tournaments and FRAND Royalties
Discussant Slides by Bo Heiden

Innovation Heuristics: Experiments on Sequential Innovation in Intellectual Property
by Stefan Bechtold, Christopher Buccafusco & Christopher Sprigman

The British Patent System during the Industrial Revolution, 1700–1852
by Sean Bottomley