June 13, 2013

2013 International Workshop on Innovations and IPRs 2013.6.29

2013 International Workshop on Innovations and IPRs 

Co-Organized by:
Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
SSK program in Economics (Inha University), Korea

Date   June 29th 2013
Venue  IIR, Hitotsubashi University
  (Conference room of the second floor of the IIR building)

9: 30 to 10:30
Keynote   “Identifying Technology Spillovers and Product Market Rivalry,”
           Mark Schankerman (LSE)
           Chair:  Reiko Aoki (Hitotsubashi University)

10:50 to 12:20 (25 minutes presentation and 20 minutes discussions (10 minutes for a lead discussant))

1. Inventor session  (Chair: Hideo Owan, University of Tokyo)

(1) “Labor Mobility and Productivity of Korean Inventors,”
   Jinyoung Kim (Korea University)
         Discussant: Hideo Owan (University of Tokyo)
(2) “Life-cycle Productivity of Industrial Inventors: How PhDs matter?,”
   Koichiro Onishi (Osaka Institute of Technology)
     and Sadao Nagaoka (Hitotsubashi University)
         Discussant: Jinyoung Kim (Korea University)

13:10 to 14:40 
2. Patent examinations session  (Chair: Mark Schankerman, LSE )

(3) “Uncertainty, Competition and Applicant’s Decision on the Patent Examination Request,”
     Junbyoung Oh (Inha University)
         Discussant: Jun Suzuki (GRIPS)
(4) “Effects of Early Initiation of Patent Examination on the Examination Quality,”
     Sadao Nagaoka (Hitotsubashi University) and Isamu Yamauchi (RIETI)
         Discussant: Patarapong Intarakumnerd (GRIPS)

15:00 to 16:30 
3. Innovations and knowledge session 1   (Chair: Sadao Nagaoka, Hitotsubashi University)

(5) “Comparing the Productivity Impacts of Knowledge Spillovers
         from Network and Arm’s Length Industries: Findings from Business Groups in Korea,
     Kineung Choo (Korea Naval Academy) with Keun Lee (Seoul National University)
         and Minho Yoon(Kyung-book National University)
         Discussant: Hiroyuki Okamuro (Hitotsubashi University)
(6) “Diverse Entry and Catch-up Strategies of Firms under Different Demand Conditions: Evolutionary Economics Simulations,” 
      Keun Lee (Seoul National University) and Minho Yoon(Kyung-book National University),
         Discussant: Kazuyuki Motohashi (University of Tokyo)

16:50 to 18:20
4 Innovations and knowledge session 2  (Chair: Keun Lee, Seoul National University)

(7) “Get Pennies from Many or Get a Dollar from One? Multiple Contracting in Markets for Technology,”
      by Dang Janwei and Kazuyuki Motohashi  (University of Tokyo)
         Discussant: Reiko Aoki(Hitotusbashi University)
(8) “Knowledge and Rent Spillovers through Government-sponsored R&D Consortia”
       Hiroyuki Okamuro (Hitotsubashi University) and
      Junichi Nishimura (Gakushuin University)
          Discussant: Hisam Kim (Korea Development Institute)

Workshop Program (pdf)