Events

BIO IP Counsels Committee Conference

March 27-28, 2017 | Newport Beach, California

Location:

  • Balboa Bay Resort
    1221 West Coast Highway
    Newport Beach, California 92663 Map


The biannual BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference will feature educational sessions on the latest issues in the biotech IP sector, informal networking events and practical tips. The conference brings together more than 100 attendees representing biotech and pharma companies, law firms, academia and government.

WilmerHale Partner Lisa Pirozzolo will be a moderator on the panel “Emerging Trends and Legal Developments in Post Grant Proceedings,” which includes WilmerHale Partner Christopher Noyes as a panelist. This panel will focus on emerging trends and recent legal developments in Post Grant Proceedings impacting PTAB practice for life sciences and biotechnology companies. The panel will analyze recent legal developments arising from practice at the PTAB, including standing to appeal, motions to amend, joinder practice, and the scope of the AIA estoppel provisions. The panel will also discuss recent data on IPR proceedings, including institution rates and the types of patents challenged.