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Researching trade-aspects of intellectual property

Symposium 2004

Bournemouth University, 6 July 2004, 11:00-15:30, Talbot Campus

The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (www.cippm.org.uk) is organising a workshop on some current intellectual property issues in world trade, with a focus on empirical methodologies.


PROGRAMME:

11:00 – 11:30, COFFEE

11:30 – 12:00, GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS
Dr Dwijen Rangnekar (Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, Warwick University)
‘Origin Labels as Club Goods:
The organisation and governance of supply chains’

12:00 – 12:30,
Prof. Philip Hardwick & Prof. Martin Kretschmer (CIPPM)
‘Origin Labels: An economic model’

12:30 – 13:30, BUFFET LUNCH

13:30 – 14:30, FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
Prof. Paul Heald (University of Georgia)
‘Foreign Direct Investment and IP Enforcement:
A critique of Mansfield’s 1994 study’

14:30 – 15:30, OPEN FORUM: EMPIRICAL METHODOLOGIES
Contributions include:
Prof. Stuart Macdonald (Sheffield University) on researching SMEs
Dr Puay Tang (SPRU, Sussex University) on the hazards of interviewing
Dr Ken Shadlen (LSE) on analysing patent regimes in Latin America
Prof. Ruth Soetendorp (CIPPM) on patent databases
(other named contributions are invited: please contact mkretsch@bournemouth.ac.uk)