Slides from plenary sessions

PhD Workshop
  • Andrew TOOLE (Chair, USPTO)
  • Liesbet PAEMEN (De Clerq & Partners, Belgium) – Procedural perspectives
  • Gaétan DE RASSENFOSSE (EPFL, Switzerland) – The use of patenting fees as an economic mechanism for improving the patent system
  • Tetsuo WADA (Gakushuin University, Japan) – Obstacle to prior art searching by the trilateral patent offices – Slides
  • Yann MÉNIÈRE (EPO Chief Economist) – Making sense of the foreign bias in patent processing
  • Bronwyn H. HALL, UC Berkeley (USA) – Slides
  • Graham DUTFIELD, University of Leeds (UK) – Geographical indications and traditional knowledge – Slides
  • Stefan BECHTOLD, ETH Zurich, (Switzerland) – IP, Cyberspace and Boundaries
  • Walter W. POWELL, Stanford University (USA) – Inventing tradition: creating class and crûs in Bordeaux wine – Slides

1. Patent Geography: Global Applications & Regional Protection
Stuart GRAHAM, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech, USA (Chair)
Mark POWELL, US Patent and Trademark Office, USA – Slides
Laurence JOLY, Institut national de la propriété industrielle, France – Slides
Bruno VAN POTTELSBERGHE, Solvay Business School, Belgium – Slides
Yoshiaki KODACHI, Japan Patent Office, Japan – Slides
Gerard OWENS, European Patent Office – Slides

2. IP and access to medicines
Chirantan CHATTERJEE, Indian School of Business, India (Chair) – Slides
Margaret KYLE, Mines ParisTech, France –Slides
Ellen ’T HOEN, University of Groningen, Netherlands – Slides

3. The Changing Geography of Geographical Indications
Irene CALBOLI, Chair, Singapore Management University, Singapore (Chair)
Felix ADDOR, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, Switzerland – Handout
Alexandra GRAZIOLI, World Intellectual Property Organization
Justin HUGHES, Loyola Law School, USA