Innovation Economics—Chicago, IL

Northwestern Law

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth (Northwestern Law) invites paper submissions for its Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economics, which will take place June 18-19, 2015. The submission deadline is Feb. 9, 2015.

Topics of interest include:
• Technology Standards and incentives to innovate
• Standards Organizations (SSOs and SDOs)
• Technology Standards and economic efficiency
• Patents
• Trademarks
• Patent Licensing and technology transfers
• Incentives for Invention and R&D
• Incentives for Innovation
• The role of IP in vertical specialization and market entry
• IP and the market for inventions
• Innovation and entrepreneurship
• Financing invention and innovation
• Venture capital
• International innovation
• Intellectual Property (IP) rights and public policy
• Antitrust policy, industrial organization, and IP

Potential attendees should send a message indicating their interest to by June 12, 2015.