Choate Sponsors BIO IPCC Fall Conference

Choate Event Announcement

 | October 26, 2009

 | Eric Marandett and Brenda Jarrell

  Fall Conference

Organization:  BIO IP Counsels Committee
Location:  Washington DC


Eric Marandett, chair of Intellectual Property Litigation, and Brenda Jarrell, co-chair of Life Sciences, spoke at the BIO IP Counsels Committee Fall Conference.  Choate was a sponsor for the conference. 

BIO IPCC serves in-house legal and IP professionals in the biotechnology industry, and this year’s discussion topics included:

  • recent developments, rulemakings, and initiatives in the USPTO
  • implications of recent case law, including Bilski and Kubin
  • updates on patents and IP in major foreign jurisdictions and international forums
  • best practices and challenges of IP licensing and other contractual agreements
  • product by process: US vs. Europe
  • patent issues with proposed biosimilars legislation

Mr. Marandett spoke on the panel, “The Mysteriously Vanishing Injunction, and Other Developments in Remedies Law,” along with in-house counsel from Iovate Health Sciences, Syngenta Biotechnology and Wyeth.  Dr. Jarrell served on the panel, “Protecting Pharmaceutical Products in the US vs. Europe.”


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