Co-Chairs

Paul Inman

Partner
Gowlings WLG (U.K)

Dr. Corinna Sundermann

Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property Management
Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbH (Germany)
Read the Q&A with Dr. Corinna Sundermann on IP Trends and Challenges

Distinguished Speaker Faculty

Dominic Adair

Dominic Adair

Partner
Bristows LLP (U.K)

Rob Aerts

Lead IP Evaluation
KWS Saat SE (Germany)

Dr. Sven J.R. Bostyn

Associate Professor of Biomedical Innovation Law
University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

Dr. Philip Cepl

Partner
DLA Piper (Germany)
Brian Coggio

Brian Coggio

Of Counsel
Fish & Richardson (U.S.)

Kristin Cooklin

Global Head of Patents
Zentiva (Czech Republic)

Karine Crepin

VP Global Head of Biologic Patents
Sanofi (France)

Jenny Davies

Legal Director
Gowling WLG (U.K)
Shara Sharada Devarasetty

Sharada Devarasetty

Head of Patents Biopharmaceuticals
Hexal AG (Germany)

Fredrik Fredh

Senior Patent Attorney
Novartis (Switzerland)

Andreas Geissler

VP Intellectual Property
Leukocare AG (Germany)

Katherine Helm

Partner
Dechert (U.S.)

Martin Hufnal

Principal
Fish & Richardson

Bernd Hutter

Vice President, Head of Intellectual Property
MorphoSys (Germany)

Martin Jäger

Judge
German Federal Patent Court

John Kirkland

Director, IP & Litigation Counsel
Alkermes (U.S.)
Otto Licks

Otto Licks

Partner
Licks Attorneys (Brazil)

Karin Pramberger

Intellectual Property Director
Polpharma Group

Scott Reed

Partner
Venable (U.S.)

Christoph Rehfuss

Head of IP
Sotio (Czech Republic)

Roberto Romandini

Member of the Board of Appeal
European Patent Office

Nicolas Ruiz

IP Director
Esteve Pharmaceuticals (Spain)
Alastair Sayce

Alastair Sayce

Head of Biologics IP
Teva Pharmaceuticals (Switzerland)

Jon Singer

Principal
Fish & Richardson (U.S.)

Dr. Ulrich Storz

Senior Partner
Michalski Huettermann Patent Attorneys (Germany)

Dean Thomas

Senior Director IP/Legal
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

Rene Wagner

Senior Expert, Examiner
European Patent Office
Wong Ha Kung

Ha Kung Wong

Partner
Venable (U.S.)