[Ip-health] The Office of Health Economics (OHE) (UK): Annual Lecture 2021: Do Patents Work? Evidence from Pharmaceutical Innovation with Professor Margaret Kyle, Oct. 14, 2021 8 am EDT

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 TheOffice of Health Economics (OHE) (UK): Annual Lecture 2021: Do Patents Work?Evidence from Pharmaceutical Innovation with Professor Margaret KyleTuesday,  Oct. 14, 2021 08:00 – 10:00 EDT |02:00 – 4:00CEST ForOHE’s Annual Lecture 2021, Professor Kyle will deliver a talk entitled Do patents work? Evidence frompharmaceutical innovation. She will describe the empirical evidence onthe effectiveness of patents in the pharmaceutical sector. Specifically, shewill present evidence on the rate and direction of innovation linked to patentsin pharma. Because they remain a contentious tool in innovation policy, as seenin the current debate over the proposed patent waiver for COVID vaccines, shewill also discuss the empirical evidence concerning alternatives to patents,such as prizes and government grants. https://www.ohe.org/events/virtual-ohe-annual-lecture-2021-do-patents-work-evidence-pharmaceutical-innovation AboutProf. KyleMargaretKyle is a recognised expert on competition and intellectual property in thepharmaceutical industry. She has researched the role of geographic and academicspillovers in R&D productivity, firm-specific and policy determinants ofthe distribution of new products, and competition from generic drugs. ProfessorKyle has examined the impact of trade and intellectual property policies onR&D investment and competition. In the context of COVID-19, she has analysedhow incentives can promote the development of new medical technologies andadvance the rapid manufacture of tests and treatments.ProfessorKyle is Professor of Economics at the Center for Industrial Economics (CERNA),MINES ParisTech (Ecole des Mines). She is also a research fellow at the Centrefor Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and has published in prestigious journalssuch as the RAND Journal of Economics, the Review of Economics andStatistics, the Journal of Law and Economics, the Strategic ManagementJournal, Health Services Research, and Health Affairs.Shehas been a visiting professor of strategy at Northwestern University’s KelloggSchool of Management; professor at the University of Toulouse and the ToulouseSchool of Economics; assistant professor at the London Business School;visiting professor at the University of Hong Kong; and visiting scholar at theCenter for the Study of Income and Productivity at the U.S. Federal ReserveBank of San Francisco.https://www.ohe.org/events/virtual-ohe-annual-lecture-2021-do-patents-work-evidence-pharmaceutical-innovationNote:Prof. Margaret Kyle is a member of  OHE Advisory ResearchCommittee  SelectedProf. Kyle publication and a presentation:Kyle,M. K. (2016). Competition Law, Intellectual Property, and the PharmaceuticalSector. Antitrust Law Journal, 81(1), 1–36. (Author’scopy)Kyle,M., & Qian, Y. (2014). IntellectualProperty Rights and Access to Innovation: Evidence from TRIPS NationalBureau of Economic Research. Working Paper No. 20799. 54 p. Kyle,M. K. Presentation at WIPO seminar “IntellectualProperty Rights, Price, and Access to Innovation: Evidence from the TRIPSAgreement” (June 18, 2013) (video summary (7:53), full lecture (1:11:14),both at WIPO Youtube channel)
AboutThe Office of Health EconomicsOHEwas founded in 1962OHEconducts research and provides consultancy services on health economics andrelated policy issues that affect health care and the life sciences industries.Fundingand SupportTheOHE's current work programme is supported by research grants and consultancyrevenues from a wide range of UK and international sources: the Association ofthe British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and other commercial clients, theDepartment of Health Policy Research Programme (PRP), the National Institute ofHealth Research (NIHR), the Medical Research Council (MRC), the EuroQolFoundation and a number of charitable and other organisations.https://www.ohe.org/about-us

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