Another Dechert CLE (FREE): Life Sciences in 2013: A Business and Litigation Perspective on 3/19/13 |

Taken in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in April ...

Taken in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in April 2006. The eastern aspect of the Cira Centre in Philadelphia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Life Sciences in 2013: A Business and Litigation Perspective
A seminar presented by Dechert’s Life Sciences Practice
Date: March 19, 2013

Time: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

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Please join us for a program that will provide a business and litigation perspective on the life sciences industry. Members of Dechert’s Life Sciences Practice, and guest speaker Josephine M. Torrente from Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C., will discuss lessons learned from recent M&A, licensing and co-promotion deals; safe use of regulatory and IP strategies; and litigation risks and how to avoid or mitigate them.

Seminar Topics

“Lessons Learned” from Recent M&A, Licensing and Co-Promotion Deals

  • Why licensing and M&A front-end and back-end payment structures are converging
  • How CVRs may become the new “license dispute” battleground for acquirers and exiting shareholders on US public M&A
  • Due diligence approaches for buyers on cross-border deals: approaching IP, export controls, anti-bribery and product liability law issues
  • Preparing the biotech and specialty pharma for sale

The “Safe Use” Of Regulatory and IP Strategies

  • Building patent portfolios: Will the Supreme Court’s decision in FTC v. Watson change the enforcement landscape?
  • Effective strategies for approval and patenting of follow-on innovations
  • Structuring and administering REMS programs and other initiatives to increase drug safety
  • Potential issues arising from product labeling, “section viii” carve-outs and use codes after Novo Nordisk A/S v. Caraco Pharm. Labs. Ltd

Hot Topics Impacting Life Cycle Management: Litigation Risks and How to Avoid or Mitigate Them

  • Spotting and addressing challenges in clinical development: it’s never too early to think about risk management
  • Free speech, fair marketing & criminal liability: United States v. Caronia, the Sunshine Act and beyond
  • Generic preemption and branded liability: what may lie ahead
  • Regulation by litigation: recent trends in state and private actions and their potential impact on public policy

Continuing Legal Education: Application for credit in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania is currently pending.

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