2nd Annual Empirical Patent Law Conference

2nd Annual Empirical Patent Law Conference

Sponsored by the University of Illinois College of Law Program in Law, Behavior, and Social Science; and the Law and Economics Program at Cornell Law School

The conference, organized by Professors Melissa Wasserman (University of Illinois College of Law) and Michael Frakes (Cornell Law School), will bring together a diverse mix of scholars in patent law, economics, and policy. Each scholar will employ advanced empirical techniques to confront a research question of particular relevance to patent policy. Presenters will include Michael Frakes (Cornell Law School ); Mark Lemley (Stanford Law School); Ronald Mann (Columbia Law School); Peter Menell (Berkeley Law); David Schwartz (Chicago-Kent College of Law); Ted Sichelman (University of San Diego School of Law); and Melissa Wasserman (University of Illinois College of Law). Discussants will include Michael Frakes (Cornell Law School); Peter DiCola (Northwestern University School of Law); Ted Sichelman (University of San Diego School of Law); and Paul HealdJay Kesan, and Melissa Wasserman (each from University of Illinois College of Law).