Panel Discussion:
Early Publishing of Clinical Trial Data Striking the Balance between Patent Protection & the Wider Public Interest

October 20, 2016 9:40am

Timo Minssen
Professor of Biotechnology Law, Jur. Dr., LL.M., M.I.C.L.
Centre for Information and Innovation Law (CIIR) (Germany)

Oliver Werner
Head SPC Working Group
German Patent and Trademark Office (Germany)


Simon Bradbury
Head of Life Sciences
Appleyard Lees (United Kingdom)

  • Success of recent changes
  • Is the industry complying in practise?
  • Outcome switching
  • Secondary filings
  • Second Medical Use Patents
  • Position of the key stakeholders
  • Real consequences of publishing data earlier
  • The perspective of innovators