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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

Judges' Panel

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

Already confirmed to speak - 6 leading in-house counsel! Don't miss industry perspectives including case studies, practical guidance and coal face solutions!

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The 23rd Annual Biotech & Pharmaceutical Patenting Conference 2015

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 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...

  • Juergen Dressel, Head Global Patent Litigation Strategy, NOVARTIS PHARMA AG
  • Mads Damsgaard, Patent Specialist and European Patent Attorney, LUNDBECK
  • Dr. Rob Aerts, Senior Patent Attorney, KEYGENE
  • Stephen INGHAM, Assistant General Patent Counsel, LILLY UK
  • The Hon. Mrs Justice Fidelma Macken, SC Judge, BRICK
  • Denis Canet, Corporate Intellectual Property Director, European Patent Attorney, BESINS HEALTHCARE
  • His Honour Michael Fysh QC SC, 8 NEW SQUARE
  • Dr. Ping Guo, Advisor and Team Leader, Advanced Therapeutic Group, CHINA’S DRUG ADMINISTRATION LAW COMMISSION

Key reasons to attend the Biotech & Pharmaceutical Patenting event

  • European patent law developments
  • Second medical use patents - validity and infringement
  • Plausibility in SuperGen
  • USA focus including functional claims
  • China focus including recent scandals
  • EU Patent Office variations on SPCs
  • Multi-jurisdictional patent enforcement
  • Bolar exemptions and exclusivity cases
  • Nagoya in a nutshell
  • Licensing Update
  • Medical device challenges
  • Sufficiency, obviousness and plausibility
  • Lundbeck and competition law
  • Transparency
  • Personalised medicines
  • Digital healthcare
  • Preparing for the Unified Patent Court
  • Much more besides! 

See more on the latest agenda for the Biotech & Pharmaceutical Patenting conference 2015

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(updated 21 November 2014)

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