BPCIA Litigation: Latest Developments for 2015 and Beyond

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Kevin M. Nelson
Patrick C. Gallagher, PH.D.
Sheila Swaroop
Stacie L. Ropka, Ph.D., J.D.
Lucian C. Chen
Timothy J. Shea


About Duane Morris LLP

Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 700 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today’s legal and business challenges.

Evolving from a partnership of prominent lawyers in Philadelphia a century ago, Duane Morris’ modern organization stretches from the U.S. to Europe and the Middle East, and now across Asia. Throughout this global expansion, Duane Morris has remained committed to preserving its collegial, collaborative culture that has attracted many talented attorneys. The firm’s leadership, and outside observers like the Harvard Business School, believe this culture is truly unique among large law firms, and helps account for the firm continuing to prosper throughout changing economic and industry conditions.

Duane Morris lawyers hold leadership positions in bar associations, as well as in educational, cultural and charitable organizations and with community groups. Many of the firm’s attorneys come to Duane Morris after having held senior positions in government agencies and large corporations. This range of experience is further enriched by the diverse backgrounds of the firm's attorneys. Duane Morris has long been committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting talented female and minority lawyers, many of whom hold leadership roles at the firm.

Website: https://www.duanemorris.com/

About Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

Knobbe Martens has one of the largest and most experienced biotechnology groups in IP law, with more than 75 attorneys and scientists representing clients in all stages of their business and technology development. It maintains a talented litigation group adept in all aspects of biotechnology IP law. The extensive Hatch-Waxman litigation practice combined with its deep technical expertise in biotechnology uniquely position Knobbe Martens to develop and implement effective IP strategies for biosimilars.

Website: https://knobbe.com/

About Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Axinn’s Biotech and Life Sciences practice 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 Farney Daniels PC

An impressive array of prominent corporations, innovative start-ups, and pioneering individual innovators trusts the lawyers at Farney Daniels to handle a wide range of complex, high-stakes intellectual property cases. This diverse collection of clients appreciates that our attorneys combine decades of large firm experience with the nimbleness and creativity of a small, entrepreneurial law firm. In large part because we offer cutting-edge work set in the congenial collegiality of a litigation boutique, we attract the top notch legal talent required to deliver consistently the skill, insight, attention to detail, and value our clients expect from their counsel.

Our attorneys have successfully handled myriad matters involving huge potential damages and possibly-crippling injunctions in federal district and appellate courts across the nation, and before the International Trade Commission, as well as the Federal Trade Commission. Nonetheless, we recognize that every matter is important to our clients; thus we bring the same level of care and effort to each endeavor entrusted to the firm, regardless of size.

Website: https://farneydaniels.com/

About Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is an intellectual property law firm of 170+ professionals devoted solely to providing outstanding patent, trademark, Patent Office litigation, district court, and International Trade Commission legal services.

For more than 36 years, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox helped companies build and enforce worldwide IP portfolios. Sterne Kessler has a proven track record at U.S. district courts, federal appeals courts, and the International Trade Commission, with worldwide oppositions, 175+ inter partes reviews, 50+ interferences, 400+ reexaminations, and covered business method patent reviews. They are the leader in both inter partes reviews and covered business method reviews in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. 

Sterne Kessler provides a full range of IP services, including: Patent preparation and prosecution, including management of worldwide prosecution, patent Office litigation, including oppositions, reexaminations, interferences, inter partes reviews (IPR), and covered business method (CBM) proceedings, patent litigation in U.S. district courts, state courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States International Trade Commission, strategic patent portfolio development and portfolio management, patent searching conducted at Sterne Kessler, as well as searching by vendors managed by Sterne Kessler, opinions on patentability, freedom to operate, patent infringement, and patent validity, advice on licensing, technology transfer, commercialization, monetization and due diligence; a number of their attorneys are Certified Licensing Professionals: Copyrights, Trademarks and Design Patents.

Website: https://www.skgf.com/