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EPO Keynote Speaker:
Heli Pihlajamaa, Director of Patent Law at the European Patent Office, will bring you up to date on their agenda for the coming months

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Hear from judges at the forefront of patent litigation - what are the issues they face and what are their approaches?

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The 22nd Annual Biotech & Pharmaceutical Patenting Conference 2014

Protect and maximise your intellectual property assets! Attend IBC Legal's Biotech & Pharma Patenting conference...

Get up to date with this complex sector's key legal issues and gain commercial insights into how to surmount the practical challenges posed in this area. 

Tackling a broad spectrum of issues at a high level, this in-depth and specialised conference will explain how to deal with the unusual factors and subtle nuances that can arise. 

Led by an unrivalled panel of legal advisors this event will bring you the most cutting edge guidance with representatives from the European Patent Office, the European Commission and perspectives from industry!

Craft your patent claims and specifications with this effective interpretation of the requirements and restrictions.

See the latest agenda for the Biotech & Pharma Patenting event

 

Speakers include...

  • Paul Wiegel, MORPHOSYS AG
  • Henri Piffaut, DG COMPETITION, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  • Heli Pihlajamaa, EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE
  • Bernd Hutter, MORPHOSYS AG
  • David O'Connor, ELI LILLY
  • Marcus Dalton, GSK VACCINES
  • Marianne Freisleben, NOVOZYMES A/S
  • Geovana Rosales, DUPONT NUTRITION BIOSCIENCES APS
  • David Ricol, PFIZER
  • Dr. Michael Kompter, BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM GMBH
  • Ian James Hiscock, NOVARTIS INTERNATIONAL AG
  • Rebekah Martin, ASTRAZENECA UK LIMITED
  • Dr. Frank Burkert, BAYER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GMBH
  • Dr. Christian Drescher, MIDAS PHARMA
  • Dr. Christof Bull, UCB PHARMA SA
  • His Honour Michael Fysh, 8 NEW SQUARE CHAMBERS
  • The Hon. Mrs Justice Fidelma Macken, BRICK COURT CHAMBERS

Key reasons to attend the Biotech & Pharmaceutical Patenting event

  • Developments in European patent law in the last 12 months
  • Bolar and research/experimental use exemptions
  • Second medical use and dosing regimes
  • Successful filing strategies - an interactive workshop with a case study example to work through
  • Dealing with the 'red flag' competition law issues in patenting
  • Preliminary injunctions masterclass
  • Planning for patent expiry and pan European litigation
  • Spotlight session - Association for Molecular Pathology v Myriad Genetics
  • The Unified Patent Court – what will the impact be?
  • SPCs masterclass - recent case law and varying requirements around Europe including an analysis of the impact of Neurim
  • Personalised medicines and exploring the limits of patent eligibility

See more on the latest agenda for the Biotech & Pharmaceutical Patenting conference 2014

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(updated 19 April 2014)

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