Cited in the News
The research and views of James Bessen and Michael Meurer are regularly cited by the press and governments.
On Technology, Automation, and Work
On Political Economy
On Skills, Learning, and Human Capital Policy
On Innovation Policy
On patent trolls / reform
On the smartphone patent wars
On patent battles and more
Book Symposium on Learning by Doing
April 6, 2015, Boston University
April 13, 2015, Canadian Council of Chief Executives, Ottawa
May 12, 2015, Berkman Center, Harvard, Book talk with Karim Lakhani
September 25-6, 2015. BU "Notice Failure in IP Law"
November 12, 2015, Chicago-Kent BookIT
November 19, 2015, Univ. of Michigan, 63rd Annual Economic Outlook Conference
Innovation and Patent Harmonization, September, 2011. How international treaties over patents have affected innovation with a focus on China.
Communication of Technical Knowledge, June 2010. The different ways innovators spread knowledge and the role of policy.
Software Patents: A Time for Change? November 2006. The evidence on whether patents on software benefit society.