Friday, September 11, 2020

Sept. 23 and 24: USPTO-DOJ conference on intellectual property, innovation, and collaboration in the life science sector

Register to attend this USPTO-Department of Justice (DOJ) joint program on how intellectual property drives innovation in the life science sector and the potentially positive effects that collaborations and partnerships can bring. The program will pay specific attention to the antitrust implications of different cooperation and licensing strategies.

This free, virtual event will include 10 sessions throughout two afternoons. Panelists and speakers include leading figures from industry, government agencies, prominent research labs, the nonprofit sector, academia, and the broader legal and economic community. The first day will feature a fireside chat between Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. The second day will feature a keynote address by Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni, former Director of the National Institutes of Health.

For more information and to register, visit the event page on the USPTO website.