ACI’s 17th Global Summit on Life Sciences Patents returns to New York on May 15-17, 2019, to provide practical insights on how to maximise your patent term and develop strategies to enhance protections for your patent portfolio.
The 11th annual ChinaBio Partnering Forum global life science partnering event, which will be held on May 8 and 9 in Shanghai, China, is expected to attract more than 1,400 executives from 500-plus life sciences companies spanning an estimated 25 countries.
The 13th annual BIO-Europe Spring 2019 global life science partnering event will be held March 25–27 in Vienna, Austria. Guadalupe Rodriguez and Kit Muller of EBD Group report.
The development of precision treatments must be complemented by the development of precision diagnostics, as Daniel Lim of Kirkland & Ellis explains.
SPCs and trade secrets are just two issues set to be discussed at C5’s 11th Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation, on February 26 and 27 in Amsterdam. LSIPR reports.
The political influence on patent rights during Brazil’s general election in October has set a worrying precedent, writes Gabriel Di Blasi of Di Blasi Parente & Associados.
Hector Chagoya and Mariana Gonzalez-Vargas of Becerril, Coca & Becerril examine how Mexico applies the Budapest Treaty, which covers microorganisms in the patent process.
In November, the UK Supreme Court ruled that Warner-Lambert’s patent for a second medical use of pregabalin for the treatment of pain is invalid for insufficiency of disclosure. Sheena Linehan of Potter Clarkson explores the lessons for patent drafting.
A new facet of Mexico’s linkage system between patents and pharmaceutical drugs raises several questions that necessitate a careful approach from patent assignees and agents, as Mariana Gonzalez-Vargas of Becerril, Coca & Becerril reports.
With several major drugs set to face generic or biosimilar competition as patent protection expires, LSIPR analyses how well prepared their manufacturers are and how badly their sales may be affected.