Managing IP

Life Sciences Forum 2020

September 23-24, virtual event

Sponsors
Dechert
Pinsent Masons
Ropes & Gray
Weil

The Life Sciences Forum is going virtual

Managing IP will host the fifth annual Life Sciences Forum over two day on September 23-24, 2020.

Join leading in-house and law firms to discuss a range of developments and challenges impacting the life sciences industry to effectively protect your innovation and mitigate risk in the uncertain and challenging landscape.

WHAT IS A VIRTUAL FORUM?

Through the use of a specially designed events platform, all content, presentations, panel discussions, and participation in breakout sessions and networking groups can be viewed live from a desktop computer or mobile device. You can also view all sessions on demand at a time that suits you.
Global audience

Meet a truly global audience

Network with a global audience of IP professionals via chat functions and virtual networking rooms. Arrange meetings with others that suits your schedule and theirs, on a time that works for both of your time zones. Experience a new way of building your network like never before.
Content on demand

Content on demand

Join live panel discussions, presentations and a variety of digital formats or watch at a more convenient time from our Content Hub to suit your needs. Engage with our speakers in live Q&A and polling to get insights and answers to your questions like never before.
Online venue

Same event, online venue

The online platform for the event means you can do all the things you would expect at a physical, you just now do it online. Get full interaction from visiting sponsor booths, downloading resources, joining the main presentation or breakout sessions and using one of our virtual open or private meeting rooms.
Sustainable conference

Sustainable event

In addition to being able to attend due to global travel restrictions, you can access all of the event content without travel and accommodation expenses and support an environmentally friendly event. 

HOW DO I ATTEND A VIRTUAL FORUM?

Sign up online
SIGN UP ONLINE
 
 
Register your place online - sign ups are limited to support several hundred attendees during live sessions.
 
 
access your invitation
ACCESS YOUR INVITATION
 
 
An exclusive attendance link will be sent to you. This link will provide you with access to all of the event's content and sessions.
 

 

watch live or on demand
WATCH LIVE OR ON DEMAND
 
 
Once logged in, you can view all sessions live, at a later date to suit you and can download any available presentation materials.
 
 

VIRTUAL AGENDA 2020

Panel discussions, presentations and breakout sessions will be hosted in EDT.

September 23

September 24

Wednesday, September 23

Opening remarks from Managing IP and welcome from the Co-chairs
09.30-10.00
EDT
  • Implications of the whirlwind of 2020
  • Navigating risk and uncertainty for 2021
Elizabeth Weiswasser
Elizabeth Weiswasser
Partner, co-head life sciences and patent litigation practices, Weil Gotshal & Manges
Stephanie Donahue
Stephanie Donahue
Senior director, patent litigation, Sanofi
Covid-19 impact on the patenting system
10.00-11.00
EDT
  • Compulsory licensing
  • How is the industry responding?
  • Where are we now?
Coffee break
11.00-11.25 EDT
Latest developments at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
11.30-12.30
EDT
  • Evolution of the PTAB: changes to case law, new rules and procedural updates
  • Arthrex update
  • Amendment pilot program
  • HWA interplay
Lunch break
12.30-1.30 EDT
Federal Circuit: A year in review
1.30-2.30
EDT
  • Top three cases will be presented and implications discussed in detail
Charlotte Jacobsen
Charlotte Jacobsen
Partner, Ropes & Gray
Filko Prugo
Filko Prugo
partner, Ropes & Gray
Co-chair closing comments
2.30-2.35 EDT
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September 23

September 24

Thursday, September 24

Welcome from the co-chairs
09.15
EDT
Elizabeth Weiswasser
Elizabeth Weiswasser
Partner, co-head life sciences and patent litigation practices, Weil Gotshal & Manges
Stephanie Donahue
Stephanie Donahue
Senior director, patent litigation, Sanofi
Due Diligence case study
09:30-10.30
EDT
  • Conducting due diligence; preliminary work, seizing opportunities and avoiding pitfalls
  • How do you ensure confidential information remains secret?
Coffee break
10.30-10.55 EDT
Biosimilars: overcoming issues and identifying opportunities
11.00-12.00
EDT
  • The first 10 years of the BPCIA – learnings from litigation
  • Proposed revisions of the law; timescales and preparation
  • Key issues to watch
  • Should litigation tactics be revisited to order to adapt different dynamics?
David Lancaster
David Lancaster
Partner, Pinsent Masons
Lunch and networking
12.00-1.15 EDT
Leadership and building for the next generation during challenging times
1.15-2.15
EDT
  • Building effective teams; spreading positivity and adopting a growth mind set in challenging times
  • Practically overcoming challenges faced in conducting litigation, prosecution and portfolio management under current circumstances
  • Appropriately and effectively supporting your peers
Elizabeth Weiswasser
Elizabeth Weiswasser
Partner, co-head life sciences and patent litigation practices, Weil Gotshal & Manges
Stephanie Donahue
Stephanie Donahue
Senior director, patent litigation, Sanofi
Co-chair closing comments
2.15 EDT
Networking and close of forum
2.20-3.00 EDT
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ATTENDEE PROFILE

With more opportunities to connect than ever before, you can network and discuss exclusive insights from leading lawyers in life sciences.
200+ IP professionals to join
in-house lawyer profile
Leading lawyers in life sciences
"Information was clearly presented, updates on the law and patent practice tips.
"Great panel chemistry and venue, interesting subject matter.
"Made for an intimate environment for high level networking.

SPEAKERS

If you feel you have something to contribute or would like to position yourself as an expert in your field, please get in touch with Melody Mok for corporate speaking enquiries or James Murray for tax advisories or service provider opportunities.
Avichal Agrawal
CITIC CLSA Group
Avichal Agrawal
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Adnan Begic
Michelin
Adnan Begic
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Umang Dhingra
GlaxoSmithKline Asia
Umang Dhingra
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Amit Gupta
Greenwoods & Dell
Amit Gupta
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Dinesh Kanabar
Dhruva Advisors
Dinesh Kanabar
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Megha Khandelwal
Rio Tinto
Megha Khandelwal
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Benchi Klaver
Kulicke & Soffa
Benchi Klaver
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Barbara Voskamp
Loyens & Loeff
Barbara Voskamp
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Michael Muncaster
IHS Markit
Michael Muncaster
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Charles Oetomo
GNV Consulting Services
Charles Oetomo
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Kari Pahlman
Techtronics Industries
Kari Pahlman
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Bhavin Shroff
Nomura Singapore
Bhavin Shroff
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Ketan Palan
Pfizer
Ketan Palan
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Vijayashree Ranganathan
VFS Global
Vijayashree Ranganathan
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Greg Elliott
Standard Chartered Bank
Greg Elliott
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Siti Syadiah Latief
Nestle Indonesia
Siti Syadiah Latief
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Vaibhav Sanghvi
NortonLifeLock
Vaibhav Sanghvi
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Jay Shim
Lee & Ko
Jay Shim
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Bhavin Shroff
Nomura Singapore
Bhavin Shroff
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Register your place today

Get access to the MIP Life Sciences Forum below. Registration includes:
Live presentations
LIVE DISCUSSIONS

Watch all panel discussions and presentations live

Online networking
ONLINE NETWORKING

Get access to an exclusive online networking platform to arrange meetings or have impromptu chats

Breakout sessions
BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Participate in facilitated breakout groups for more in-depth discussion

Recorded sessions
ON DEMAND ACCESS

Watch any of the recorded sessions at a time that suits you

IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

Access to all sessions is FREE
  • In-house counsel
  • IP counsel
  • Litigation counsel

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Access to all sessions is US$695
  • Partners and of counsel
  • Advisory firms
  • IP service providers

Sponsors

Dechert
Pinsent Masons
Ropes & Gray
Weil

CONTACT US

Registration

Kevin Pragas
Email Kevin
Call: +44 (0) 207 779 8938

Programme

Natalie Canter
Email Natalie
Call: +44 (0) 207 779 8730

Sponsorship

Contact Aman Duggal
Email Aman
Call: +44 (0) 207 779 8067