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Tuesday, 22 June 2004


The IPKat has heard that there's an interesting workshop coming up at Bournemouth University on 6 July 2004, from 11:00-15:30 at the Talbot Campus. The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management is organising a workshop on some current intellectual property issues in world trade, with a focus on empirical methodologies.

The programme includes a paper by Dr Dwijen Rangnekar (Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, Warwick University) on Geographical Indications: "Origin Labels as Club Goods: The organisation and governance of supply chains", as well as one by Prof. Philip Hardwick & Prof. Martin Kretschmer (CIPPM) on "Origin Labels: An economic model". After lunch, Prof. Paul Heald (University of Georgia) is speaking on "Foreign Direct Investment and IP Enforcement: A critique of Edwin Mansfield's 1994 study". the Finale is an open forum on empirical methodologies with contributions by Prof. Stuart Macdonald (Sheffield University) on researching SMEs, Prof. Ruth Soetendorp (CIPPM) on patent databases and Dr Puay Tang (SPRU, Sussex University) on the hazards of interviewing. Other named contributions are invited: please contact Martin Kretschmer.
To book a place, contact Jane Gwizdala.

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