Patent Pledges: Developing a Research Agenda


May 30, 2014 | 9am to 5pm
Sixth Floor Student Lounges
American University Washington College of Law
Directions and Logistics



8:30 Breakfast and Registration
9:00 Welcome and Introduction
9:15 Current Research on Patent Pledges (Short presentations and discussion)

  • Anne Layne-Farrar
  • John Harkrider
  • Jay Kesan
  • Tom Cotter
  • Danny Sokol
  • Meredith Jacob
10:45 Break
11:00 Government and Industry Roundtable:

  • Perceived Research Needs
  • Reactions and feedback from government/industry attendees
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Closed Session: Academic Participants Only

  • Defining a Research Agenda
4:30 Closing Remarks and Next Steps
4:45 Reception

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