28th Annual Pharmaceutical / Chemical Patent Practice Update

  • 10/22/2014
  • 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark

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28th Annual Pharmaceutical / Chemical Patent Practice Update

Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark
120 Wood Avenue South, Iselin, NJ
(732) 494-6200

Program:  Wednesday, October 22nd     12:00 - 5:30 p.m.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  Luncheon

1:00 - 1:05 p.m.  President's Introduction
Mark Abate, Goodwin Proctor

1:05 - 1:10 p.m.  Opening Remarks by the Co-Chairs
J. Mark Pohl, Pharmaceutical Patent Attorneys, LLC
J. Eric Thies, Merck

1:10 - 1:50 p.m.  Guidance on The Guidance: The CLS Decision and the USPTO's 2014 Examination Guidance for Determining Subject Matter Eligibility Of Claims Reciting … Laws of Nature
Ali Salimi, United States Patent and Trademark Office
June Cohan, United States Patent and Trademark Office

1:50 - 2:30 p.m.  How to Respond to Prior Art Rejections Under the AIA
Mary Till,
United States Patent and Trademark Office 

2:30 - 2:40 p.m.  Break

2:40 - 3:20 p.m.  Use of AIA Post-Grant Proceedings by Defendants in Hatch-Waxman Litigation
Stanley Liang, Resek, Liang & Frank LLP

3:20 - 3:50 p.m.  The Canada-USPTO Patent Prosecution Highway and “Sound Prediction” Under Canadian Law
France Côté, Benoît & Côté P.C.
 
3:50 - 4:00 p.m.  Break

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.  How to Conduct Due Diligence for Biotechnology Transactions
Barbara A. Ruskin, B.A. Ruskin Law LLP

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.  USPTO Fraud and Antitrust Liability (FTC v. Cephalon) {Ethics CLE}
Padmaja Chinta, Cittone & Chinta LLP

Registration:
Members - $200 by October 15 / $225 after October 15
Non Members - $225 by October 15 / $250 after October 15
 
CLE:
4.5 Credits (including 1.0 Ethics) NJ & NY
4.0 Credits (including 1.0 Ethics) PA

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