Innovation Information Initiative Technical Working Group Meeting

Adam B. Jaffe, Benjamin Jones, and Heidi L. Williams, Organizers

December 3-4, 2021

Cambridge, MA and Zoom

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, December 3
4:00 pm
Welcome and Introductions
Adam Jaffe, Brandeis University and NBER
4:15 pm
Text Analysis
Bernhard Ganglmair, ZEW Mannheim
W. Keith Robinson, Wake Forest Univesity
Michael Seeligson, Southern Methodist University

The Rise of Process Claims: Evidence from a Century of U.S. Patents (slides)
Jonathan Ashtor, Yeshiva University

Modeling Patent Clarity
Sam Arts, KU Leuven
Bruno Cassiman, IESE
Jianan Hou, KU Leuven

Technology Differentiation and Firm Performance (slides)
5:30 pm
Building a Replacement for the Microsoft Academic Graph
Heather Piwowar, OurResearch
Jason Priem, OurResearch

Introducing OpenAlex
6:00 pm
Adjourn
Saturday, December 4
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Prototype Innovation Data Portal
Agnes Cameron, Knowledge Futures Group (slides)
9:30 am
Firms
Tania Babina, Columbia University
Anastassia Fedyk, University of California at Berkeley
Alex Xi He, University of Maryland
James Hodson, Jozef Stefan International Postgraduate School

Measuring Firms' Technology Use with Employees' Job Data: Application to Artificial Intelligence Technologies (slides)
Matt Marx, Cornell University and NBER
Michael Ewens, Columbia Business School and NBER

Matching Patent Assignees to Startups
10:30 am
Break
10:45 am
Competition
Britta Glennon, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Daniel P. Gross, Duke University and NBER
Lia Sheer, Tel-Aviv University

Intellectual Property Theft (slides)
Daniel P. Gross, Duke University and NBER
Jorge Guzman, Columbia University and NBER
Innessa Colaiacovo, Harvard University

U.S. Entrepreneurship over the Long-run (slides)
11:45 am
Patent-Paper Pairs
Matt Marx, Cornell University and NBER
12:15 pm
Lunch (Charles Suites) and Adjourn