Trademarks and Patents
Alicante, Spain - April 19 & 20, 2000

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Wednesday, April 19th & Thuerday, April 20th


Wednesday, April 19th
Thursday, April 20th
09h00 - 09h45 Registration and coffee
09h45 - 10h15 Opening conference
10h15 - 11h00 Keynote speaker
11h00 - 11h30 Coffee Break
11h30 - 13h00 Before Intellectual property rights
13h00 - 14h00 Lunch
14h00 - 16h00 Intellectual property motivation and mechanisms
16h00 - 16h30 Coffee Break
16h30 - 18h30 Intellectual property effects for firm
18h30 - 20h00 OHMI Presentation
20h00  Reception Alicante Town Hall
09h15 - 10h00 Keynote Speaker
10h00 - 10h30 Coffee Break
10h30 - 12h00 Intellectual property impacts to the international
12h00 - 13h30 Intellectual property impacts on economy
13h30 Lunch





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Wednesday, April 19th



09h00 - 09h45 Registration

09h45 Opening conference

Jean-Claude COMBALDIEU, Président de l'OHMI
"Mieux connaître le rôle économique de la marque communautaire ?"

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10h15 : Keynote speaker

Bart VERSPAGEN, MERIT - University of Maastricht
The Spatial Dimension of Knowledge Spillovers in Europe :
Evidence from Firm Patenting Data

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11.30 Before intellectual property rights

Innovative Activities, Profitability, and Heterogeneity
E. CEFIS, (U. of Bergamo, Italy), M. CICCARELLI, (U. of Alicante, Spain)

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Growth and R&D Efficiency within a Monopolistic Competition Model
J. HELLIER, (MEDEE - U. de Lille & LEN - C3E - U. de Nantes, France)
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Heterogeneity of Firm Performance and the Elasticity of Knowledge Capital :
Innovation Study at Firm Level
H. LÖÖF, (Royal Inst. of Technology Industrial Economics and Management, Sweden)
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New HRM Practices, Complementarities and the Impact on Innovation Performance
K. LAURSEN, N.J. FOSS (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)
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Contributed papers

Improvements in the Agriculture-Indusrial Beef Chain in Brazil : Technological Innovation and Quality
M. D. FONSECA, (CRIC/ESRC/U. of Manchester, U.K.),
J. da SILVERA, (Instituto de Economia, Brazil)
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Testing PTM Effects in Automobile Industry : The Case of Castle and Lion (Spain)

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13.00 Lunch

14.00 Intellectual property motivation and mechanisms


Analysing Patents Grants
B. Van POTTELSBERGHE, (U. libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)

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The Impact of Vertical R & D Cooperation on Firm Innovation : an Empirical Investigation
N. HARABI, (U. of Applied Sciences Solothurn, Switzerland)

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How Persistently do Firms Patent ? An Evolutionary View. An Empirical Application of Duration Models
C. LE BAS, A. CABAGNOLS, C. GAY, (U. Lumière Lyon 2, France)

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Determinants of Opposition against EPO Patent Grants.The Case of Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
M. REITZIG (INNO-tec, Munich, Germany),
D. HARHOFF (Centre for Economic Policy Research, London U.K)

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Industrial Property in Mexican Pharmaceutical Industry

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Regulatory Filing data for Pharmaceutical Products as an Alternative for a Patent-Based Indicator
W. MEEUSEN, F. Van EX, (CESIT, U. of Antwerp, Belgium)

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On Patent Protection
S. TOGAN, (Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey)

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16.00 Coffee Break

16.30 Intellectual property effects for firm

Patents, New Products and a Firm's Stockmarket Value : an Event Study of Pharmaceutical Patents and Drug Introduction
S. CAMPART, (U. du Havre, France), E. PFISTER, (U. Paris 1 - CESSEFI TEAM, France)

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The determinants of patenting activities in Belgian manufacturing

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Patents Against Imitators : an Empirical Investigation on French Data
E. COMBE, (U. du Havre, France), E. PFISTER, (U. Paris 1 - CESSEFI TEAM, France)

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Regulators and Competition - Spurring or Retarding Innovation in the Telecommunications Sector?
H. KOSKI, (Institute of the Finnish Economy, Finland)

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Inter-Firme Cooperation and Spillover
C. MACDISSI, (U. Antilles-Guyane, France), S. NEGASSI, (SESSI - Ministère de l'Industrie, France)

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Legal Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights : an Empirical Study on French Trade Marks
E. PFISTER, (U. Paris 1 - CESSEFI TEAM, France)

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18.30 OHMI Presentation

20.00 Reception Alicante Town Hall

Thursday, April 20th

09.15 Keynote Speech

Derek BOSWORTH UMIST - Manchester School of Management
The Global Distribution of R&D and New Product Activities

Cette contribution écrite est cosignée avec Sylvia MASSINI.
Les recherches ont été menées avec Laura Stanciu.
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10.00 Coffee break

10.30 Intellectual property impacts to the international

The Internationalisation of Technnology Analysed with Patent Data
D. GUELLEC, (OECD, DSTI-EASD, France), B. Van POTTELSBERGHE, (U. libre de Bruxelles, Belgium )

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Patent Regimes and Internationalization of Economic Activities : Some Empirical Evidence from U.S. Multinationals
U. NAIR-REICHERT, (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA)

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International Patenting, Patent Rights, and Technology Gaps
W.G. PARK, (Americain University, Washington, USA)

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R&D, Technology Spillowers and Shares of the UE Import Market : Empirical Evidence for G7 Countries
P. HANEL (U. of Sherbrooke, Canada), S. ZORGATI (U. of Québec, Montréal, Canada)

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12.00 Intellectual property Impacts on Economy

L'Apport des Données de Renouvellement à la Modélisation du Lien Brevet-R&D
G. KOLEDA, T. MERZI, (EUREQua - ERASME Paris I, France)
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Innovation Dynamics in Network Markets : Patent Count Model with Selectivity, Endogenous R&D and Network Effects
H. KOSKI, (Institute of the Finnish Economy, Finland)
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Are Product and Process Innovations complementary Decisions?
E. MARTINEZ-ROS, (U. Carlos III, Madrid, Spain),
J.M. LABEAGA (U. Nacional de Educacion a Distancia, Spain)
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Measuring Knowledge Spillovers Using Belgian EPO and USPTO Patent Data
J. PLASMANS, R. LUKATCH, (UFSIA - U. of Antwerp and Tilburg U., Netherlands)
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13.30 Lunch




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