PatCon 3: Saturday Schedule

SATURDAY, APRIL 13 Academics Only




Concurrent Session 3

Session A (Room 170)

Shane GreensteinThe (de)Concentration of Sources of Inventive Ideas: Evidence from ICT Equipment

Michael Meurer - Hired to Patent: When are Patents and Innovations Substitutes?

Greg Reilly — Judicial Capacities and Patent Claim Construction

Michael Mattioli — In Search of Patent Republics


Session B (Room 210)

Tim HolbrookA Possession-Based Approach to Patent Prior Art

David Booton — Patents for Diagnostic Tools: An Economic Analysis

T.J. ChiangThe Interpretation - Construction Distinction in Patent Law


Coffee Break


Concurrent Session 4

Session A (Room 170)

Jason RantanenWhy Priest-Klein Cannot Apply to Individual Issues in Patent Cases

David TaylorFormalism and Antiformalism in Patent Law Adjudication

Michael Burstein — IP Standing

Gaia BernsteinThe Rise of the End User in Patent Law


Session B (Room 210)

Cynthia HoThe Romance of Pharmaceutical Innovation

Ben LiuThe Glocalization of Pharmaceutical Patent Linkage

Srividhya RagavanIs India Setting a New Trend for the Developing World? — Examining the Patent Jurisprudence Evolving in India

J. Jonas Anderson — Congress as Catalyst: Inter-Branch Dialogue in Patent Law




Concurrent Session 5

Session A (Room 170)

Kristin OsengaPatent Law as a Complex Adaptive System

Shawn MillerDoes "Fuzzy" Software Patent Boundaries Explain High Claim Construction Reversal Rates?

Kevin CollinsPatent Law's Functionality Malfunction and its Implications for the Problem of Software-Patent Overbreadth

Chris HolmanReflections on Bowman v. Monsanto: "Self-Replicating" Technology Pushing the Boundaries of Patent Law and Policy


Session B (Room 210)

Samson VermontStricter Than Strict: Patent Infringement as an Absolute Liability Tort

Ted Sichelman — Minding Patent Infringement

Paul Gugliuzza — Patent Law Federalism

Jeremy BockDogfooding at the Federal Circuit: A Proposal for Enhancing the Error-Correction Feedback Loop


Coffee Break


Concurrent Session 6

Session A (Room 170)

Peter LeePatents and the University

Roger FordPatent Invalidity versus Non-infringement

Bradley Moore — Patent Validity Challenges by Licensees

Session B (Room 210)

Richard GrunerThe Psychology of Patent Law: Overcoming Invention Barriers With Tailored Incentives

Lisa OuelletteBeyond the Patents-Prizes Debate

David Schwartz —  Standards of Proof in Civil Litigation: An Experiment from Patent Law