Mar 18, 2009 9:00AM to Mar 19, 2009 5:00PM Tags: Office of Policy Planning Intellectual Property Innovation Patent Competition Nonmerger Event Description Series of hearings: December 5, 2008 February 11-12, 2009 March 18-19, 2009 April 17, 2009 May 4-5, 2009 Event DetailsAgenda Agenda (42.38 KB) Event Speakers Speaker Bios (148.09 KB) Event Materials Ashish Arora, Markets for Technology and the Division of Innovative Labor: A View from the Ivory Tower (777.1 KB) James Bessen, Patent Notice and Markets for Technology (76.31 KB) Robert Hunt, The Federal Trade Commission’s Hearing on “The Evolving IP Marketplace” (88.48 KB) Ron D. Katznelson, “The Evolving IP Marketplace” Hearings on The Operation of IP Markets (322.93 KB) F. Scott Kieff, The Importance of Marinating on Patents (152.61 KB) Scott Stern, The Impact of the Patent System on the Market for Technology (144.69 KB) Transcripts March 18, 2009 Transcript (438.34 KB) March 19, 2009 Transcript (546.17 KB) Public Comments FILING A COMMENT The Commission invites interested persons to submit written comments on issues related to this workshop. All comments in response to the Federal Register Notice or to inform discussion at the workshop must be received by May 15, 2009. Comments should be captioned “Evolving IP Marketplace – Comment, Project No. P093900” and submitted according to the instructions below. To File Electronically: Follow the instructions and fill out the form at https://secure.commentworks.com/ftc-ipmarketplace To File in Paper Form: A comment filed in paper form should include the reference to “Evolving IP Marketplace – Comment, Project No. P093900” in both the text and on the envelope, and should be mailed or delivered to the following address: Federal Trade Commission Office of the Secretary 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Room H-135 (Annex I) Washington, DC 20580 Because postal mail in the Washington area and at the Commission is subject to delay, please consider submitting your comments in electronic form, as described above. The FTC requests that you send any comment by courier or overnight service, if possible. To Request Confidential Treatment: To request confidential treatment, you must file in paper form and clearly label the first page of the document with “Confidential” and comply with Commission Rule 4.9(c). 15 C.F.R. § 4.9(c).