NIRO

Abstracts, Papers & PowerPoints

Speaker: Dan Burk
Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly Professor of Law, University of Minnesota
Abstract: Patent Law’s Black Box: How Intellectual Property Aligns Creative Networks

Dinner Speaker: Donald Chisum
Former Inez Mabie Professor of Law, Santa Clara University and author of CHISUM ON PATENTS
Abstract: Heavy Hands on Hard Clay: The Supreme Court as an Instrument of Patent Law Reform

Speaker: Margaret Chon
Professor of Law, Seattle University
Abstract: The Trade Constitution and Patent Law's Quest for Progress

Speaker: Peter Drahos
Professor & Director of the Centre for Governance of Knowledge and Development, and Head of Program of the Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University
Abstract: Sovereignty, Social Contract and the Patent Office
PowerPoint: 10th Annual Niro Lecture: Society, Social Contract and the Patent Office

Speaker: John Fitzgerald Duffy
Professor of Law and Oswald Symister Colclough Research Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
Abstract: Intellectual Property for Market Innovation
Paper: Intellectual Property for Market Innovation

Speaker: Jeanne Fromer
Alexander Fellow, New York University School of Law
Abstract: The Disclosure Function of the Patent System
Paper: Invigorating the Disclosure Function of the Patent System

Speaker: Richard S. Gruner
Professor of Law, Whittier Law School
Abstract: An Agency Theory of Patent Law: Linking Innovators and Invention Users
Paper: An Agency Theory of Patent Law: Linking Innovation and Invention Users
PowerPoint: Agency Theory of Patent Law: Linking Innovators and Invention Users

Speaker: Cynthia M. Ho
Clifford E. Vickrey Research Professor & Director, Intellectual Property and Technology Program, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Abstract: A New World Order for Addressing Patent Rights and Public Health
PowerPoint: Towards A New World Order for Patent Rights and Public Health

Speaker: Timothy R. Holbrook
Associate Professor of Law and Associate Director of the Program in Intellectual Property Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Abstract: Extraterritoriality in U.S. Patent Law
Paper: Extraterritoriality in U.S. Patent Law
PowerPoint: Extraterritoriality in U.S. Patent Law

Speaker: Mark D. Janis
Professor of Law, H. Blair and Joan V. White Chair in Intellectual Property Law, University of Iowa
Abstract: Second-Window Post-Grant Patent Review

Speaker: Jay P. Kesan
Professor of Law and Director, Program in Intellectual Property & Technology Law, University of Illinois College of Law
Abstract: Is There a Case for Patent Reform?
Paper: Why "Bad" Patents Survive in the Market and How Should We Change-the Private and Social Costs of Patents
Paper: How are Patent Cases Resolved?
PowerPoint: Patent Oppositions: The Devil Is In The Details

Speaker: Gregory Mandel
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship and Professor of Law, Albany Law School
Abstract: Patently Non-Obvious: KSR v. Teleflex and Empirical Studies on the Hindsight Bias
Paper: Patently Non-Obvious: Empirical Demonstration that the Hindsight Bias Renders Patent Decisions Irrational
Paper: Patently Non-Obvious II: Experimental Study on the Hindsight Issue Before the Supreme Court in KSR v. Teleflex
PowerPoint: Patently Non-Obvious: KSR v. Teleflex and Empirical Studies on the Hindsight Bias in Patent Law

Speaker: Joseph Scott Miller
Associate Professor, Lewis & Clark Law School
Abstract: Nonobviousness, Situationism, and the Banality of Invention
PowerPoint: Nonobviousness, Situationism, and the Banality of Invention

Speaker: Beth Simone Noveck
Professor of Law and Director, Institute for Information Law & Policy, New York University
Abstract: Addressing Innovation through Institutional Reform
Paper: "Peer to Patent": Collective Intelligence, Open Review, and Patent Reform

Speaker: Scott Stern
Associate Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
PowerPoint: The Promise and Peril of Patent Policy

Abstract Submission

Please email your abstract to ciplit@depaul.edu.