Rudi Bekkers

 
 

Conference papers, proceedings, working papers

Rudi Bekkers, Christian Catalini, Arianna Martinelli, Cesare Righi, Timothy Simcoe  (2017). Disclosure rules and declared essential patents. NBER Working Paper 23627, available at http://www.nber.org/papers/w23627. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge (MA).

de Rassenfosse, Gaétan and Raiteri, Emilio and Bekkers, Rudi, Discrimination in the Patent System: Evidence from Standard-Essential Patents (July 24, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3007699

Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Emilio Raiteri, Rudi Bekkers (2017). Discrimination against foreigners in the patent system: Evidence from standard-essential patents, 2017 Conference on IP Statistics for Decision Makers (IPSDM), 14-15 November 2017, Mexico City.

Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Emilio Raiteri, Rudi Bekkers (2017). Discrimination against foreigners in the patent system: Evidence from standard-essential patents, 44th Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE 2017). August 31 to September 2, 2017, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Bekkers, Rudi and Catalini, Christian and Martinelli, Arianna and Righi, Cesare and Simcoe, Timothy, Disclosure Rules and Declared Essential Patents (July 18, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3005009

Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Emilio Raiteri, Rudi Bekkers (2017). Discrimination against foreigners in the patent system: Evidence from standard-essential patents, European Policy for Intellectual Property conference (EPIP17), September 4-6, 2017, Bordeaux, France.

Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Emilio Raiteri, Rudi Bekkers (2017). Discrimination against foreigners in the patent system: Evidence from standard-essential patents, DRUID17, June 12 - 14, 2017, New York.

Rudi Bekkers, Arianna Martinelli, Federico Tamagni (2016). The causal effect of including standards-related documentation into prior art: evidence from a recent EPO policy change. 10th European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE 2017), 31 May – 2 June, 2017, Strasbourg.

Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Emilio Raiteri, Rudi Bekkers (2017). Discrimination against foreigners in the patent system: Evidence from standard-essential patents, 10th European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE 2017), 31 May – 2 June, 2017, Strasbourg.

Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Emilio Raiteri, Rudi Bekkers (2017). Discrimination against foreigners in the patent system: Evidence from standard-essential patents. 7th ZEW/MaCCI Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting, 15 – 16 May 2017, Mannheim, Germany

Rudi Bekkers, Arianna Martinelli, Federico Tamagni (2016). The causal effect of including standards-related documentation into prior art: evidence from a recent EPO policy change. Presentation at European Economic Association 31th annual congress of the European Economic Association and the 69th European meeting of the Econometric Society, (program), Geneva, 22 August 2016.

Rudi Bekkers, Arianna Martinelli, Federico Tamagni (2016). The causal effect of including standards-related documentation into prior art: evidence from a recent EPO policy change. Presentation at 16th Congress of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society, Montreal, 6-8 July 2016.

Rudi Bekkers, Arianna Martinelli, Federico Tamagni (2016). The causal effect of including standards-related documentation into prior art: evidence from a recent EPO policy change. Presentation at DRUID16 20th Anniversary Conference, Copenhagen, June 13-15, 2016.

Rudi Bekkers, Christian Catalini, Arianna Martinelli, Cesare Righi, Timothy Simcoe (2016). Declared Essential Patents. Working Paper Series No. 16003. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Working Group on Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Prosperity. 

Rudi Bekkers, Christian Catalini, Arianna Martinelli, Cesare Righi, and Timothy Simcoe (2016). “Declared Essential Patents”. The US patent system in an international perspective: A Conference of the Hoover IP2 Working Group .Stanford University, January 11–12, 2016.

Rudi Bekkers, Arianna Martinelli, Federico Tamagni (2015). The causal effect of including standards-related documentation into prior art: evidence from a recent EPO policy change. Paper accepted at the 2015 Conference on IP Statistics for Decision Makers (IPSDM), to be held in Vienna, on 3-4 November 2015.

Rudi Bekkers, Arianna Martinelli, Federico Tamagni (2015). The causal effect of including standards-related documentation into prior art: evidence from a recent EPO policy change. Presentation at the IEEE 9th International Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology (IEEE SIIT 2015), 6 - 8 October 2015, Sunnyvale, California.

Bekkers, Rudi, Concerns and Evidence for Ex-Post Hold-Up with Essential Patents (September 22, 2015). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2663939 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2663939. Accepted as paper in the SSRN eJournal Law, Policy & Economics of Technical Standards

Rudi Bekkers , Arianna Martinelli,  Federico Tamagni (2015). The causal effect of including standards-related documentation into prior art: evidence from a recent EPO policy change. Paper for the European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) annual conference, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 2-3 September 2015

Rudi Bekkers, Justus Baron, Arianna Martinelli, Yann Ménière, Önder Nomaler, Tim Pohlmann (2014). Selected quantitative studies of patents in standards. Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo), Institute of Innovation Research, PIE/CIS Working Paper 626. Available at http://cis.ier.hit-u.ac.jp/Japanese/publication/cis/2014.html. Also available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2457064.

Salimi, N., Bekkers, R.N.A. & Frenken, K. (2014). Does working with industry come at a price? A study of doctoral candidates’ performance in collaborative vs. non- collaborative PhD projects. (Ecis : working papers 14.09). Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven.

Negin Salimi, Rudi Bekkers and Koen Frenken (2014). Does working with industry come at a price? A study of doctoral candidates’ performance in collaborative vs. non-collaborative PhD projects. Paper at the 15th conference of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society (ISS) in Jena, Germany, 27 – 30 July 2014.

Negin Salimi, Rudi Bekkers and Koen Frenken (2013). Governance Mode Choice in Collaborative PhD Projects. ECIS working paper 13.09.

Byeongwoo Kang and Rudi Bekkers (2013). Just-in-time inventions and the development of standards: How firms use opportunistic strategies to obtain standard-essential patents (SEPs). Paper at the IEEE SIIT13: 8th International Conference on Standardisation and Innovation in Information Technology, September 24-26 2013, Sofia Antipolis, France.

Simon den Uijl, Rudi Bekkers, Henk J. de Vries. Managing Intellectual Property using Patent Pools. Academy of Management, Augustus 9-13 2013, Orlando, Florida.

Byeongwoo Kang and Rudi Bekkers (2013). Just-in-time inventions and the development of standards: How firms use opportunistic strategies to obtain standard-essential patents (SEPs). 35th DRUID Celebration Conference 2013, Barcelona, June 17-19.

Byeongwoo Kang and Rudi Bekkers (2013). Just-in-time inventions and the development of standards: How firms use opportunistic strategies to obtain standard-essential patents (SEPs). EMAEE 2013: 8th European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics, 10-12 June 2013, Sophia-Antipolis.

Kang, B., & Bekkers, R. (2013). Just-in-time inventions and the development of standards: How firms use opportunistic strategies to obtain standard-essential patents (SEPs). In K. Jacobs, H. de Vries, A. Ganesh, A. Gulacsi, & I. N. Soetert (Eds.), EURAS Proceedings 2013 - Standards: Boosting European Competitiveness (pp. 231-247). Aachen, Germany: Mainz Wissenschaftsverlag.

Rudi Bekkers and Arianna Martinelli. Covering it up? Determinants of blanket declarations of essential patents in standard-setting organizations.Paper accepted at the EMAEE 2013: 8th European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics, 10-12 June 2013, Sophia-Antipolis, France.

Byeongwoo Kang and Rudi Bekkers (2013). Just-in-time inventions and the development of standards: How firms use opportunistic strategies to obtain standard-essential patents (SEPs)5th ZEW/MaCCI Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting, Mannheim, June 3-4, 2013.

Negin Salimi, Rudi Bekkers and Koen Frenken (2013). Governance and success of university-industry collaborations on the basis of Ph.D. projects – an explorative study. ECIS working paper 13.05.

Byeongwoo Kang and Rudi Bekkers (2013). Just-in-time inventions and the development of standards: How firms use opportunistic strategies to obtain standard-essential patents (SEPs). ECIS working paper 13.01.

Bram Timmermans, Rudi Bekkers, Luca Bordoli (2012). Rock ‘n Roller Coaster: An Explorative Study on the Evolution of the European Steel Roller Coaster Industry. Paper accepted at 14th International Schumpeter Society Conference, Brisbane, Australia, July 2-5.

Bram Timmermans, Rudi Bekkers, Luca Bordoli (2012). Rock ‘n Roller Coaster: An Explorative Study on the Evolution of the European Steel Roller Coaster Industry. Paper at the DRUID 2012 Summer Conference, Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business School, June 19-21, 2012.

Bekkers, R., Catalini, C., Martinelli, A., & Simcoe, T. Intellectual Property Disclosure in Standards Development. Paper at the NBER conference on Standards, Patents & Innovation, Tucson (AZ), January 20 and 21, 2012.

Bekkers, R., Catalini, C., Martinelli, A., & Simcoe, T. (2011). Showcase: A Database for Standards and Patents. Proceedings of the 7th international conference on standardisation and innovation in information technology (SIIT2001). 28-30 Sept, Berlin, Germany.

Rudi Bekkers, Isabel Maria Bodas Freitas (2011). The Performance of University-Industry Collaborations: Empirical evidence from the Netherlands. DRUID 2011 Summer Conference, Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business School, June 15-17, 2011.

Rudi Bekkers, Isabel Maria Bodas Freitas (2011). Catalysts and barriers - Factors that affect the performance of university-industry collaborations. 4th ZEW Conference on Economics of Innovation and Patenting. Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) Mannheim, May 19-20, 2011.

Rudi Bekkers, Arianna Martinelli (2011). Standardizing Intellectual Property Disclosure Data. Standards, Patents & Innovation Pre-Conference. May 7th, 2010. National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). 

Bekkers, Rudi & Martinelli, Arianna (2011). The interplay between standardization and technological change. Paper accepted at the DIME Final Conference, 6-8 April 2011,UNU-MERIT & School of Economics and Business, Maastricht University.

Bekkers, Rudi & Martinelli, Arianna (2011). Knowledge positions in high tech markets: trajectories, strategies, standards and true innovators. Paper presented at the  7th European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE 7), Pisa, 14-16 February, 2011.

Africa Villanueva-Felez, Alejandro Escriba-Esteve & Rudi Bekkers (2010). Characterising Triple Helix linkages: Analysis of the flow of resources and the strength of link. Paper accepted at the VIII Triple Helix Conference, Madrid, 20th - 22nd October, 2010.

Bekkers, R., & Martinelli, A. (2010). The interplay between standardization and technological change: A study on wireless technologies, technological trajectories, and essential patent claims. Paper presented at the Schumpeter Conference 2010, Aalborg, Denmark, June 21-24.

Bekkers, R., & Martinelli, A. (2010). The interplay between standardization and technological change: A study on wireless technologies, technological trajectories, and essential patent claims. Paper presented at the DRUID Summer Conference 2010, London, June 15-18.

Rudi Bekkers, Isabel Maria Bodas Freitas (2010). Catalysts and barriers: Factors that affect the performance of university-industry collaborations. Paper presented at the Schumpeter Conference 2010, Aalborg, Denmark, June 21-24.

Rudi Bekkers, René Bongard & Alessandro Nuvolari (2009). Essential patents in industry standards: The case of UMTS. Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology (SIIT 2009), 8-10 Sept. 2009, Tokyo, Japan. IEIC Communications Society, ISBN 978-4-88552-240-6. p. 22-36.

Africa Villanueva-Felez; Rudi Bekkers; Jordi Molas-Gallart (2009). Relaciones universidad-industria: estudio de la diversidad en la utilización de canales transferencia de conocimiento. Paper accepted at the Xiii Seminario de gestión tecnológica de la Asociación Latino-iberoamericana de gestión Tecnológica – ALTEC 2009. 25-27 November, Cartagena de Indias, Columbia.

Marianne van der Steen, Rudi Bekkers and Isabelle Bodas Freitas (2009). Diversity in Technology Transfer Policies and practices? Empirical evidence form the Netherlands. Paper presented at the 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 7-11, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois.

Africa Villanueva-Felez; Rudi Bekkers; Jordi Molas-Gallart (2009). Diversity in knowledge transfer usage: A relational approach. Paper presented at the Triple Helix VII International Conference, 17-19 June 2009: Glasgow: Scotland.

Isabel Maria Bodas de Araújo Freitas, Rudi Bekkers (2009). Performance of University-Industry collaborations, qualitative and quantitative evidence from the Netherlands. Paper presented at the Triple Helix VII International Conference, 17-19 June 2009: Glasgow : Scotland.

Rudi Bekkers, René Bongard & Alessandro Nuvolari (2009. Essential patents in industry standards: The case of UMTS. Paper presented at the DRUID 2009 Summer conference, 17-19 June 2009, Copenhagen. 

Rudi Bekkers, DongBack Seo (2008). Analysis of the changing tensions in standard-development organization. Paper presented at the 4S/EASST conference in Rotterdam, August 20-23 2008.

Rudi Bekkers, Joel West (2008). IPR Standardization Policies and Strategic Patenting in UMTS. Paper presented at the 25th DRUID Celebration Conference, Copenhagen June 17-20, 2008.

Iversen, E., Bekkers, R., & Blind, K. (2008). Emerging coordination mechanisms for multi-party IPR holders: linking research with standardization. Poster presentation at the DIME - DRUID Fundamental on Open and Proprietary Innovation Regimes. Copenhagen, CBS, June 17, 2008.

Rudi Bekkers, DonBack Seo (2008). Importance and Comparison of Standard Development Organizations in the ubiquitous society. Paper presented at the Korea Society of Management Information Systems (KMIS) Conference on Information Systems on June 13th, 2008 in Seoul, Korea..

Isabel Maria Bodas de Araújo Freitas, Rudi Bekkers (2008). Exploring patterns of knowledge transfer from university to industry: Do sectors matter? Invited talk at the workshop on University-Industry linkages in the Netherlands: Research Issues and Policy Challenges. Eindhoven, 16 April 2008.

Marianne van der Steen, Rudi Bekkers, Isabel Bodas Freitas, Victor Gilsing (2008). Beyond the Demand-Side Perspective of Technology Transfer Policies: An Empirical Analysis of the Netherlands. Presentation at the DIME Grand Conference "Knowledge in space and time: economic and policy implications of the Knowledge-based economy", University Louis Pasteur Strasbourg, April 7-9, 2008.

Eric J. Iversen, Rudi Bekkers and Knut Blind (2007). Emerging coordination mechanisms for multi-party IPR holders: Linking Research with Standardization. EURAS Workshop on Standards and Conflict Resolution. October 26, 2007, Technical University of Dresden.

Rudi Bekkers, Joel West (2007). Managing Patents in Standardization: Lessons from ETSI's Handling of UMTS. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology (SIIT), 17-19 October 2007, Calgary (Canada). University of Calgary.

Isabel Maria Bodas de Araújo Freitas, Rudi Bekkers (2007). Exploring patterns of knowledge transfer from university to industry: Do sectors matter? DRUID Summer Conference 2007 on appropriability, proximity, routines and innovation, June 18 - 20, 2007, Copenhagen.

Isabel Maria Bodas de Araújo Freitas, Rudi Bekkers (2007). Exploring patterns of knowledge transfer from university to industry: Do sectors matter? DIME Conference on: Knowledge Based Entrepreneurship, June 4-5, 2007, Milan.

Isabel Maria Bodas de Araújo Freitas, Rudi Bekkers (2007). Exploring patterns of knowledge transfer from university to industry: Do sectors matter? Proceedings of Triple Helix VI, 16-18 May 2007, School of Engineering, National University of Singapore.

Reginald Brennenraedts, Rudi Bekkers & Bart Verspagen (2006). The different channels of university-industry knowledge transfer: Empirical evidence from Biomedical Engineering. Paper presented at the DIME workshop on Technology transfer from universities: A critical appraisal of patents, spin-offs and human mobility, September 29th/30th, 2006 - EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Bekkers, R. & West, J. (2006). The effect of strategic patenting on cumulative innovation in UMTS standardization. In Coenen et al (eds), EURAS proceedings of the Workshop on Standardization on 8-9 June, Hamburg. Aachen, Germany: Wissenschaftsverlag Mainz. pp 17-39.

Eric Iversen, Rudi Bekkers & Knut Blind (2006). Emerging coordination mechanisms for multi-party IPR holders: linking research with standardization. Paper presented at the DIME Conference on Intellectual Property Rights for Business and Society, September 14-15 2006, London.

Rudi Bekkers, Eric Iverson & Knut Blind (2006). Patent pools and standardization: coordination mechanisms for multi-party IPR holders. Paper for the EASST 2006 conference, Lausanne, August 23-26th.

Rudi Bekkers & Joel West (2006). The Effect of Strategic Patenting on Cumulative Innovation in UMTS Standardization. (DIME working paper no. 9. Paper presented at the DIME Workshop on Rules, norms and standards, March 4th, 2006.

Bekkers, R. (2004). Patent pools as a possible route to reduce barriers to standards diffusion and technology transfer: A cure for a tragedy of the anticommons? Conference Conjointe de la 4S et d'EASST, Paris, 25-28 August 2004.

R. Bekkers, V. Gilsing and M. van der Steen (2004). Technology transfer through IP-based spin-offs. CIP Symposium 2004, Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, Chalmers University / Götenborg University, Sweden, May 31 – June 3, 2004.

 

Below is an overview of conference papers, proceedings, working papers and invited talks. Most of them can be downloaded.

Invited talks and presentations

Invited teacher at the 1st European Summer School on Standards and the Law, 16 to 26 July 2017, Tilburg University,

Invited teacher at Eurotech PhD school on Economics of Innovation and Technological Change, 22-28 May 2017, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Invited presentation at the "The future of open and collaborative standard setting" jointly organized by the Liège Competition and Innovation Institute (LCII) and the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), Brussels on 29-30 May 2017.

Invited panelist at the 10th Annual Standards, Patents & Competition: Law & Litigation, 5 December 2016, London.

Invited presentation on university industry relations at the CIP Forum conference, 22 September 2016, in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Invited presentation on the Governance of Standardisation at the TILEC Workshop on SSOs, 14 June, 2016, Tilburg University.

Invited presentation at the Workshop on Injunctions in Patent Law, Faculty of Law and Administration, Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznan, Poland), 2-3 June, 2016.

Lead discussant at the IEEE-SA Board of Governors Forum Roundtable on the Role of Technology Standards in Trade Policy. Vienna, 3 February 2016.

Discussant at the conference on “Competition, Standardization, and Innovation” organized by the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), 10-11 December 2015. On this event, I was part of the same plenary session as Nobel price winner Jean Tirole.

Invited speaker and session moderator at the Fourth “China Competition Policy Forum” and the International Symposium on Intellectual Property and Antitrust organized by the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) on Antitrust Law and Intellectual Property Rights, Beijing, October 22-23 2015.

Invited lecture at the EuroTech doctoral course “Economics of Innovation and Technological Change” in Lausanne, Swiss, second half of May 2015.

Invited talk at the European Patent Office / Bocconi University workshop on IP management case studies in Milan, Italy, 5 May 2015..

Key note speech together with Kai Jacobs at the Net Futures 2015 conference of the European Commission, session on ‘Radio Access and Spectrum - FP7 Future Networks Cluster’).  March 25-26, 2015 Brussels.

Invited talk at the Dutch ETSI member organisation NELO at the Ministry of Economic Affairs in The Hague, March 13, 2015.

Invited talk at the Advisory council for science, technology and innovation (AWTI, formerly known as AWT) on collaboration between universities and industry, on November 6th, 2014.

Invited lecture at the seminar IP & Open Innovatie: Paradox of Synergie? by the Product Development & Management Association - Netherlands (PDMA.NL), June 19, 2014.iir forum

Invited lecture at the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO), research arm of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), June 13, 2014.

Invited lecture at the Hitotsubashi IIR Innovation Forum, June 3, 2014.

Invited talk at the LUISS Università Guido Carli in Rome at the Intellectual Property Workshop (organized in collaboration with California Management Review) on 10 December, 2013.

Invited talk at “Kenniswerkplaats: de wetenschap achter valorisatie” on 26 November 2013 in Utrecht, organised by Instituut Maatschappelijke Innovatie (IMI).

Invited talk at the IIIrd ICT Conference Munich (ICTCM) by the Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization (ISTO) of the  Ludwig Maximilians-universität München, 14 – 16 October 2013, Munich.

Keynote speech and panel discussion member at the ITU Global Symposium for Regulators 2013, July 3-5 2013, Warsaw, Poland.

Invited talk at the IEEE SA Standards Board, 11 June 2013, Brussels.

Keynote speech at the Patent Roundtable of the International Telecommunications Union, October 10,  2012.

Presentation at the Symposium on the Management of Patents in Standards at the National Academies of Science, October 3-4 2012, Washington DC.

Invited talk at Télécom école de Management, school of Institut Mines-Télécom, Paris, September 2012.

Invited talk at the Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo at the Fourth International Workshop on Evolution of Technology and Standards, April 11-12 2012

Invited talk at ESDES Ecole du Management (Lyon) on the workshop « Regards croisés sur les méthodes d’évaluation des brevets », 20 January, 2011.

Presentation of the preliminary results of the EU study ‘Study on the Interplay between Standards and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)’, 23 November 2010. Presentation is available here

Invited talk at the ERNESTAS GALVANAUSKAS’  international Scientific Conference, 18-19 November 2010, Šiauliai, Lithuania.

Invited lecture for the Nederlandse Mededingingsauthoriteit (NMa; Dutch competition authority). 12 October 2010.

Invited talk for the EC - ERAC Working Group on Knowledge Transfer (formerly known as CREST) - a grouping of knowledge transfer government representatives from EU member states, Brussels, 21 September 2010

Invited talk at School of Economics and Business, Maastricht University, 29 September 2010.

Invited talk for the General Assembly of ETSI members in Cannes, France on November 24th, 2009.

Invited talk on Net Neutrality to the Secretary of State Frank Heemskerk, the DGET DG Mark Frequin, MP Martijn van Dam, and 80 other guests. November 5th, 2009.

Invited talk at the OECD meeting 'Dynamics of Demand-led Innovation Policies'. 30 June 2009, Paris.

Invited talk at the EU Thematic Forum on Knowledge Transfer, organized by DG-Research. May 13, 2009.

Invited talk at the EU Member State workshop "Cell Broadcast for Public Warning". Amsterdam, 28-29 January 2009.

Invited speech and panel member at the meeting 'Investeren in infrastructuur en mobiliteit' organised by the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) and Transumo. December 10th, 2008.

Invited talk at the workshop on University-Industry linkages in the Netherlands: Research Issues and Policy Challenges. Eindhoven, 16 April 2008.

Invited panel discussion paper at the conference ‘(Re)Regulation in the Wake of Neoliberalism, Consequences of Three Decades of Privatization and Market Liberalization’, June 5 to 7, 2008,Utrecht.

Invited talk at the workshop ‘The changing role of public sector research in innovation’, at the Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) at the Norwegian Academy of Sciences, Oslo, 26-28 March 2008.

Invited talk at the High-Level Workshop on standardization, IP licensing, and antitrust, TILEC, Chateau du Lac, Brussel, 18 January 2006.

Invited talk at the IEEE 9th European Test Symposium (ETS-04) conference, May 24-26 2004, Corsica (France).