BPCIA Litigation: Updates & Developments in 2016

Broadcast Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Stacie Ropka, PhD
Sailesh K. Patel
John J. Molenda, Ph.D.
Vishal C. Gupta


About Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Axinn’s Biotech and Life Sciences practice has a focus on the inter partes review (“IPR”) process and provides counseling services and pre-litigation strategies to assist clients in the selection, development, approval and marketing of technologies and therapies targeted to cancer, autoimmune disease and reconstructive surgery.

Axinn’s life sciences team includes attorneys who have garnered experience as bench scientists; teachers of medicine and medical device invention and design; research and formulation scientists; biomedical, genetic and process development engineers; members of professional societies for engineers and scientists; scientific authors and sought-out media analysts; and litigators with extensive trial experience.  In addition, Axinn’s biotechnology and life sciences team is well-versed in all aspects of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA), and regularly guides clients through the complex patent and noticing provisions of the BPCIA.

Website: https://www.axinn.com/

About Schiff Hardin LLP

Schiff Hardin LLP is a national law firm with more than 400 lawyers located in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, New York, San Francisco, Ann Arbor and Washington D.C. With attorneys admitted to more than 100 jurisdictions, we serve domestic and international clients across business sectors and legal disciplines. More than 50 of our lawyers are identified with our Intellectual Property practice. A team of our attorneys concentrate their practices in pharmaceutical and biologics patent litigation and counseling. Schiff Hardin has substantial experience in assisting generic pharmaceutical manufacturers and developers of biosimilar products.

Website: https://www.schiffhardin.com/

About Steptoe & Johnson LLP

For more than seven decades, Steptoe has established a reputation for vigorous advocacy in complex litigation and arbitration, successful representation of clients before governmental agencies, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions.  The firm has more than 500 lawyers and other professionals in offices in Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Phoenix, and Washington.

Our intellectual property practice represents clients across a wide range of industries in patent litigation and prosecution as well as in trademark, copyright, and licensing matters.  Our lawyers rely on strong technical backgrounds in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, and materials science.  

Website: https://www.steptoe.com/