Workshop B — Patent Term Extension Master Class

Sep 26, 2023 1:30pm – 05:00 PM

Garreth Duncan
D Young & Co LLP

Dr. Graham Lewis
J A Kemp

Sebastian Moore
Herbert, Smith Freehills

Muriel Morel-Pecheux
Vice President, Synthetic Molecules Patents, Global Intellectual Property Department

Oswin Ridderbusch
Vossius & Partner

Takanori Abe
Managing Partner
Abe & Partners

Maximizing your patent lifecycle is essential to maximizing your profit. And in today’s highly competitive life science patent landscape – every day counts. Being equipped with the latest strategies for prosecuting SPCs, litigating Patent Term Extension rights and effectively utilizing available exclusivities is paramount to the success of your patent
portfolio and company.

Join this in-depth workshop and gain strategic solutions to tackle your greatest patent extension challenges and insights on how to prepare for the potential sweeping changes that a Unitary SPC could bring to the industry.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Analyzing recent trends in SPC case law and how they are impacting SPC approvals
  • Developing a practical checklist for preparing and prosecuting SPC and PTE applications in Europe, the U.S. and beyond
  • Unitary SPCs: Addressing key questions as to how, where and when they would work
  • A discussion of recent case law with implications for the litigation of SPC rights in Europe

 Workshops are offered in-person only.