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Best Licensing Practices in Life Science IP: Negotiating and Executing Transactions

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET)
Intellectual Property CLE & CPEPharmaceutical & Life Sciences CLE & CPERecording

Online CLE Life Science IP

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Life Science IP Webinar. The life science industry has been undergoing non-stop developments and evolutions for the past years. Evidently, transactions and collaborations between different companies for the purpose of innovating and developing products have become more common in this industry. This revolution has made intellectual property (IP) licensing agreements and negotiations to become vital parts of a company’s financial and economic growth. 

It is, therefore, imperative for companies in the life sciences industry to be wary when it comes to the negotiation and execution of IP licensing agreements and deals. Observing best practices and implementing effective negotiation techniques can be of big help in this high-stake game.

Listen as a panel of distinguished thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with an overview of the best practices involving IP licensing in the Life Sciences Industry. Speakers, among other things, will offer helpful insights in negotiating and executing IP transactions in the aforementioned industry.

In a Webcast, the speakers will discuss:

  • IP Licensing: Legal Framework and Overview
  • IP Licensing Agreements, Strategic Alliances & Joint Agreements
  • Copyright, Content, & Trademark Licensing
  • Licensing Issues and How to Address Them
  • Risks, Benefits, & Pitfalls
  • Effective Negotiation Strategies
  • Maximizing the Returns of your Licensing Agreement
  • Best Practices
  • Case Law Update
  • Compliance and Litigation Risks

Who Should Attend

  • IP Attorneys & Related Attorneys
  • Trademark Attorneys
  • Copyright Lawyers
  • Patent Licensing Attorneys
  • Patent Litigators
  • Patent Owners
  • Licensing Professionals
  • Senior Management
  • Life Science Industry Companies

Faculty

Online CLE Life Science IP
Dean Fanelli, Ph.D.
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Online CLE Life Science IP
Geoff Kuziemko
Partner
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Online CLE Life Science IP
Thomas Haag, Ph.D.
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Online CLE Life Science IP

Dean Fanelli, Ph.D., Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Overview: Background on industry in 2018

Geoff Kuziemko, Partner
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • IP Licensing: Legal Framework and Overview
  • IP Licensing Agreements, Strategic Alliances & Joint Agreements

Thomas Haag, Ph.D., Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Maximizing the Returns of your Licensing Agreement
  • Best Practices
  • Case Law Update

Online CLE Life Science IP

Online CLE Life Science IP

Dean Fanelli, Ph.D.PartnerSeyfarth Shaw LLP

Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D. is a partner in the Intellectual Property Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Washington D.C. office. Dr. Fanelli’s practice focuses on the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries and his expertise lies in patent portfolio creation and management, counseling, technology transactions, due diligence, opinion work, including drafting novelty, freedom-to-operate, and invalidity opinions, and inter partes review and post grant review proceedings. Dr. Fanelli also focuses his practice on Paragraph IV litigation strategies, Hatch-Waxman litigation, and biosimilar market assessment and litigation strategy.

Dr. Fanelli’s focus is on pharmaceutical and chemical related technologies including those in the fields of new chemical entities, pharmaceutical formulations, polymers, diagnostics, and medical devices. He also has significant experience with the interplay between patent and FDA laws under the Hatch-Waxman Act, and he regularly handles IP issues attendant to mergers, acquisitions, and financing for life sciences companies as well as Paragraph IV ANDA analyses and associated Hatch-Waxman Paragraph IV litigation.

Dr. Fanelli actively participates in the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), American Bar Association and American Chemical Society. He is also a member of AIPLA‘s Intellectual Property Practice in Japan Committee. Dr. Fanelli’s articles have been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and he has given presentations and published articles on various topics related to intellectual property.

Dr. Fanelli graduated from The George Washington University Law School and received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Temple University, after receiving his B.S. in Chemistry from Villanova University

Online CLE Life Science IP

Geoff KuziemkoPartnerO'Melveny & Myers LLP

Dr. Geoff Kuziemko is a Partner at O’Melveny & Myers LLP where he focuses on assisting clients, primarily in the life sciences sector, with intellectual property and technology-intense transactions. His work runs the gamut of complex transactions, from out-bound license and in-bound license, development, commercialization, strategic alliance and joint venture, collaboration, and profit sharing agreements to commercial agreements for distribution, manufacture, and supply, as well as intellectual property due diligence for strategic acquisitions and financings involving life sciences businesses, products, and patents.

Online CLE Life Science IP

Thomas Haag, Ph.D.PartnerSeyfarth Shaw LLP

Thomas Haag is a partner in the Intellectual Property Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Washington D.C. office where he co-chairs the firm’s Chemical & Life Sciences Patent Team. His practice focuses on pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent litigation, due diligence, prosecution and licensing/transactional matters; and in particular Hatch-Waxman litigation and Biosimilars related matters.

He has extensive experience creating and strategically managing large patent portfolios, as well as drafting and negotiating biomedical patent licenses, asset purchase agreements and joint-development agreements. His technical expertise is in molecular biology related technologies including those in the fields of immuno-oncology, cancer/infectious disease vaccines, nucleic acid-based therapeutics, stem-cell therapeutics, gene editing and therapy, epigenetics, transgenic plants, next generation sequencing (NGS), biologics and biosimilars.

Dr. Haag has firsthand experience in translating biotechnologies into successful commercial ventures.  While at his previous firm, Fanelli Haag, he served as acting CEO of PhosImmune, Inc., an immuno-oncology neoantigen discovery startup company co-founded and built by Fanelli Haag and ultimately acquired by Agenus, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGEN) in December 2015. 

Dr. Haag graduated from The George Washington University Law School with honors, where he also received the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law. Dr. Haag received a B.S. in Biology and Ph.D. in Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology from UCLA where he was an NIH Pre-Doctoral Fellow in Genetic Mechanisms.

Online CLE Life Science IP

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of intellectual property laws

Course Code:
   148066

Total Credits:
    1.5 CLE

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