The Jenny Lanjouw Memorial Conference will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2007, at the Alumni House at the University of California.
will include Jenny's academic collaborators and friends, as well as those from the
worlds of law, business (in particular pharmaceuticals) and government and
international institutions whose interests relate to the topics addressed in
Jenny's own work. Topics will include the value of patents, determinants of patent
litigation, estimation of inequality in developing countries, and the relation
between intellectual property protection and the welfare of citizens in the
We especially want to encourage attendance by those from other disciplines and
professions who interacted with Jenny as she formulated and pursued her policy
initiative to increase the access of poor people in developing countries to
valuable pharmaceuticals. A major objective of the conference is to encourage
the continuation of this type of informal multidimensional interchange, so
necessary for effective policy innovation.
Please see our map of the conference locations.