Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie
ULB-SBS, ECARES, CEB and CEPR
Bruno van Pottelsberghe is Professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Business School. As holder of the Solvay S.A. Chair of Innovation he teaches courses related to the economics and management of innovation and intellectual property. For his research activities, Bruno van Pottelsberghe is affiliated to ECORE (ULB), CEPR London, CEB and DULBEA). His research interests focus on S&T policies, patent policies, regulations and innovation. In addition to numerous scientific articles he recently (March 07) published a book, jointly authored with Dominique Guellec, at Oxford University Press, which is entitled: "The Economics of the European Patent System".
Bruno van Pottelsberghe has recently joined BRUEGEL as senior research fellow. He has been Chief Economist of the European Patent Office (EPO) from November 2005 to the end of 2007. His task was to inform EPO authorities with economic related matters and to conduct studies and projects on economic aspects of patenting in Europe. During his career he has been visiting researcher at the Columbia Business School (NYC) and the Research Institute of the METI (Tokyo), and visiting professor at the Institute of Innovation Research of Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo), the University of Stellenbosh Business School (Cape Town), the Open University of Ho Chi Minh City, and the National Economics University of Hanoi.
Articles by Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie:
EU patent: Good for innovation and revenue, bad for lawyers
14 July 2010, 9349 reads
Europe’s costly, fragmented patent system
10 April 2009, 11336 reads
European patent filing strategies: Coping mechanisms or strategic abuses?
11 October 2008, 10099 reads
Policy, productivity, and patents
1 June 2008, 10079 reads
R&D: Missing the wrong targets?
6 March 2008, 10148 reads
Why so many low-quality patent applications in Europe?
10 December 2007, 8956 reads