Announcing Conference — The Digital Inventor: How Entrepreneurs Compete on Platforms

Schedule of Events
8:30 AMBreakfast Reception
8:45 AMWelcoming Remarks
Daniel Polsby, Dean, George Mason University School of Law
Thomas Hazlett, Professor of Law & Economics, George Mason University
9:00 AMBreakfast Keynote: Design, Institutions, and the Evolution of Platforms
Richard Langlois, University of Connecticut
9:30 AMPlatforms, Modularity, and Complementary Goods
Andrei Hagiu, Harvard Business School
Salil Mehra, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Joshua Wright, George Mason University School of Law (moderator)
10:30 AMIndustry Keynote
Donald Rosenberg, Qualcomm, Inc.
11:00 AMPatent Litigation: Software Patents, Licensing, and Mobile OS Platforms
Anne Layne-Farrar, Compass-Lexecon
James Bessen, Boston University School of Law
Adam Mossof, George Mason University School of Law (moderator)
12:00 PMLuncheon Keynote: Why "Walled Gardens" Isn't Inconsistent with Open Innovation: Understanding How Ecosystems "Management" Promotes Progress
David Teece, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
1:30 PMAdjourn
To request an invitation to this event, please fill out the registration form online, or simply respond by email to Attendees will receive two Virginia CLE credits, and registration will be $50 for GMU Law alumni and government employees, $80 for general registration, and $100 at the door. Please direct inquiries to Sarah Oh, Conference Organizer, Information Economy Project.