Apr 17, 2009 Tags: Office of Policy Planning Intellectual Property Competition 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 (32.82 KB) Event Speakers Speaker Bios (73.72 KB) Event Materials Iain M. Cockburn, Licensing: a view from the trenches (Selected findings from the LES Foundation Surveys) (75.38 KB) Stuart Graham, Patents and Technology Markets: How is the market operating, and can it be improved? (205.72 KB) James E. Malackowski, FTC Hearings on Developing Business Models and a National IP Economic Infrastructure (1.2 MB) Mark A. Lemley, Ignoring Patents (171.52 KB) Mark A. Lemley, How To Make a Patent Market (22.55 KB) R. Polk Wagner, Patent Portfolios (281.28 KB) R. Polk Wagner, Patent Portfolios (written) (651.47 KB) R. Polk Wagner, Understanding Patent Quality Mechanisms (355.73 KB) Transcripts Transcript (386.73 KB) Public Comments Public Comment Initiative: #268: Project No. P093900; FTC Hearings on the Evolving Intellectual Property (IP) Marketplace; 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).