Shobita Parthasarathy discusses her new book, Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe (University of Chicago Press, 2017), followed by discussion with Richard Hall, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of Michigan, then audience Q&A.
This one-day symposium aims to grapple with this growing controversy, and explore ways forward for patents and patent systems that maximizes the public interest and social justice. The day will end with a book talk and reception celebrating the publication of Shobita Parthasarathy ’s Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe (University of Chicago Press, 2017).
This conference will examine China’s changing development model and the role of industrial upgrading in promoting new sources of growth and development. Presented by Ross China Initiatives , LSA Department of Economics , and the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies , and co-sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Ross Executive Education .