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CSIS Symposium "Bayh Dole at 30"

Fri. April 29-Sat. April 30

FRIDAY April 29

AGR Room, UC Davis Alumni Center

2:15 - 2:30 "Welcome"

Dean Ron Mangun, UC Davis Division of Social Sciences

Dean Kevin Johnson, UC Davis School of Law

2:30 - 4:00: Dan Burk (UC Irvine) "Is University Patenting Technology-Specific?"

Comment: Pamela Samuelson (UC Berkeley) & Mario Biagioli (UC Davis)

Response: Mark Lemley (Stanford)

4:15- 5:45: Alan Bennett (Davis) "Managing University Intellectual Property in the Public Interest" & Shubha Ghosh (Wisconsin) "Exporting Bayh-Dole: Identifying the Institutional Connections in Patent Commercialization"

Comment: Anupam Chander (Davis)

5:45-6:45:  Reception and book party (Alain Pottage & Brad Sherman, Figures of Invention, Oxford UP, 2010)


Room 1001, UC Davis King Hall

9:00 - 10:30:  Arti Rai (UC Duke) "Accountability and Government Rights: Agency Implementation of the Bayh-Dole" &  Martin Kenney (UC Davis) "Bayh-Dole and Entrepreneurship Reconsidered: University versus Inventor Ownership"

Comment: Keith Aoki (Davis)

10:45 - 12:15: Peter Lee (UC Davis) "Transcending the Tacit Dimension: Markets, Relationships, and Organizations in Technology Transfer" & David Winickoff (UC Berkeley) "Bayh-Dole, Research Tools, and the Scientific Enterprise" & Brian Kahin (CCIA/Harvard) "Working Knowledge: The University Envisions Innovation"

Comment: Andrew Hargadon (UC Davis)

12:15 - 1:30: Lunch

1:45 - 3:15: Brad Sherman (Griffith University, Brisbane) "The Patenting of University-Based Research in Australia"  & Tim Lenoir (Duke) "Federal Funding and Innovations in Bionanotechnology: US-China Comparisons"

Comment: Madhavi Sunder (UC Davis)

3:30 - 5:00: Alain Pottage (London School of Economics), "Synthetic biology: Reconstructing the Public in the Wake of Bayh-Dole" and  John Wilbanks (Creative Commons) "The Digital Commons and Bayh-Dole"

Comment: Joseph Dumit (UC Davis)

5:00 - 5:15: Pamela Samuelson (UC Berkeley) "Concluding Remarks"

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