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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration & Coffee
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Chair's Introduction to Pharmaceutical Law
  • Alexander Meier - Partner, Hoyng Rokh Monegier
09:40 - 10:20 40 mins
Summary of Key EUCJ Decisions
  • Genevieve Michaux - Partner, Mayer Brown
10:20 - 10:35 15 mins
Breaks
Coffee Break
10:35 - 11:05 30 mins
Info
Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know
  • Cristiana Spontoni - Partner, Jones Day
  • What is a clinical trial?
  • The type of clinical trial and what are they meant for?
  • What are the legal considerations?
11:05 - 11:45 40 mins
Info
The Basics of IP Law for Pharmaceutical Innovations
  • James Fish - Partner, Trade Mark Attorney, J A Kemp
  • Amanda Simons - Partner, Patent Attorney, J A Kemp
  • Patent Filing and Defence
  • Trademarks and Copyright
11:45 - 12:15 30 mins
An Introduction to Marketing Pharmaceuticals
  • Robert Jenny - Senior Counsel and Director, AMGEN
12:15 - 13:15 60 mins
Breaks
Lunch
13:15 - 13:55 40 mins
Info
The Fundamentals of Marketing Authorisation
  • Anneli Howard - Barrister, Monckton Chambers
  • Defining market authorisation
  • Type of procedures within the EU
  • Timelines of each procedure
  • The pros and cons of the various procedures
13:55 - 14:35 40 mins
Info
SPCs: The Basics
  • Charlotte Weekes - Partner, Pinsent Masons
  • Defining market authorisation
  • Procedures within the EU
14:35 - 15:15 40 mins
Info
Getting to Grips with Market Access
  • Paul Ranson - Consultant, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, UK
  • What are the features?
  • What are the issues?
  • Basics of pricing and reimbursement (i.e.NICE)
  • Legal and ethical considerations
15:15 - 15:30 15 mins
Breaks
Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:10 40 mins
Info
The Fundamentals of Licensing Pharmaceutical Products
  • Laetitia Szaller - Associate General Counsel, UCB
  • Maximising the commercial viability of a pharma patent
    • Pragmatic considerations from an in-house perspective
16:10 - 16:55 45 mins
Info
An Introduction to Competition Law in the Pharmaceutical Sector
  • Matthieu Guerineau - Head of Contracts and Legal Coordination Department, Servier, France
  • Sandra Lazcano del Val - Legal Counsel, Group Legal Antitrust Department, Novartis International AG
  • Why is Competition law so important?
    • Understanding of issues between undertakings (i.e. 101 TEU)
    • Understanding of the concept of dominance (i.e. 102 TEU)
  • When is it a problem?
    • How to spot competition issues (e.g. the AZ case)
    • Strategies involving patents settlements
16:55 - 17:45 50 mins
Info
Orphan Drugs: Regulation and Incentives
  • Sarah Faircliffe - Legal Director, Bird & Bird
  • Orphan drugs designation
  • IP benefits and exclusivity
  • Recent case law

17:45 - 18:00 15 mins
Chair’s Closing Remarks and End of Day One
  • Alexander Meier - Partner, Hoyng Rokh Monegier
18:30 - 19:00 30 mins
Networking Events
Drinks Reception
19:00 - 20:00 60 mins
Networking Events
Dinner
20:00 - 21:00 60 mins
Networking Events
Pub Quiz
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