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New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA)

31st Annual Pharmaceutical / Chemical Patent Practice Update

  • 11/08/2017
  • 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • APA Hotel Woodbridge, 120 S Wood Ave, Iselin, NJ 08830


  • Must be a full time student and can attend the lunch and the CLE seminar

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31st Annual Pharmaceutical / Chemical Patent Practice Update

The tradition continues for the annual Pharmaceutical/Chemical Practice Seminar, back for its 31st Year!  Come hear practice tips, guidance, legal updates and summaries from leading experts.  The program will encompass a variety of cutting edge topics, including patent eligibility, inherent obviousness, criteria for injunctions, launch at risk, and inequitable conduct.

In addition to earning valuable CLE credits (and Ethics CLE), your program registration includes lunch, starting at noon, and two breaks, which are great opportunities to network with your fellow program participants and NJIPLA members.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
12:00 - 5:30 p.m.

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

CLE: All credits are pending confirmation. 
New Jersey 4.5 Credits, including 1.2 Ethics Credits
New York
4.5 Credits, including 1.0 Ethics Credits
Pennsylvania 4.0 Credits, including 1.0 Ethics Credits

 Topics and Speakers:

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.   Luncheon

1:00 - 1:05 p.m.    President’s Introduction and Election of NJIPLA Board of Managers
Josephine A. Paltin, Commvault Systems, Inc.

1:05 - 1:10 p.m.     Opening Remarks by the Co-Chairs 
Bruce D. DeRenzi, Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc.
J. Eric Thies, Merck & Co., Inc.

1:10 - 1:55 p.m.     eBay or Not: Worldwide Survey of Preliminary and Permanent Injunctions in Pharma and Biotech Patent Litigation
Otto LicksLicks Attorneys

1:55 - 2:40 p.m.    Launch at Risk: Brand and Generic Perspectives
Christopher E. Loh, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
Kyle Musgrove, Haynes and Boone, LLP

2:40 - 2:50 p.m.     Networking Break

2:50 - 3:35 p.m.    What Should We Do About Mayo: Strategic Considerations for Patent Eligibility
Ryann M. Muir, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

3:35 - 4:20 p.m.   Does Inherency Have a Role in Determinations of Obviousness?
Paul W. Browning, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

4:20 - 4:30 p.m.   Networking Break

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.   Recent Developments in Inequitable Conduct Law:  Will Regeneron v. Merus Create a New Plague?  (Ethics CLE Credit)
Eric W. Dittmann, Paul Hastings LLP 





Members in good standing automatically receive a discount to NJIPLA programs.  To review or update your membership status, log in at:

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