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Addressing Risk and Opportunities in Life Sciences IP Due Diligence

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (ET)
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Online CLE Life Sciences

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Life Sciences Webinar. With the life sciences industry's ever-changing landscape, various risks and challenges that could impact the company's intangible assets may potentially arise. Thus, ensuring intellectual property (IP) due diligence is an imperative. Failure to provide a strategic life sciences IP due diligence might lead to an intolerable cost and a profound effect on the business’ operation and reputation; thus, companies must revisit their existing IP due diligence to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.

Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners brought together by The Knowledge Group will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues in the life sciences IP due diligence. Speakers will provide an in-depth analysis of the critical risk issues and opportunities surrounding the topic and present best practices to avoid potential liabilities.

This webcast will discuss the following key provisions:

  • Life Sciences IP Due Diligence: An Overview
  • Significant Trends and Developments
  • Emerging Critical Issues
  • IP Due Diligence Best Practices
  • What Lies Ahead

Who Should Attend

  • Life Sciences Companies
  • IP and Related Attorneys
  • IP Owners
  • IP Counsel
  • Directors of IP
  • IP Strategists
  • IP Portfolio Managers
  • Heads of Intellectual Property and Related Areas
  • Other related/interested professionals


Online CLE Life Sciences
Andrew Wasson
Haug Partners
Online CLE Life Sciences
Geoff Kuziemko
O'Melveny & Myers LLP

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Online CLE Life Sciences

Andrew Wasson, Partner
Haug Partners

Best practices for IP due diligence for life-science companies

  • Importance of understanding the target product
  • Understanding scope and strength of a patent portfolio
  • Issues relating to confirming IP ownership
  • Evaluating third-party patents and applications

Geoff Kuziemko, Partner
O'Melveny & Myers LLP

What life science companies should know about due diligence of IP-related agreements

  • Basic Framework
  • Common Issues
  • Recent Development

Online CLE Life Sciences

Online CLE Life Sciences

Andrew WassonPartnerHaug Partners

Andrew Wasson is a partner in the New York office of Haug Partners. Andrew has a broad range of experience in both the brand and generic side of pharmaceuticals, especially with respect to issues involving intellectual property law and regulatory law. Having grown up with a father who is a patent lawyer, Mr. Wasson has been involved in patents in one way or another for the better part of his life and has the advantage of being able to deal with complex patent law concepts in a very natural way. Mr. Wasson is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has published extensively in both scientific and legal literature. Mr. Wasson also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for FDLI's Update Magazine.

Online CLE Life Sciences

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 Sciences

Course Level:

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

   General knowledge of intellectual property law

Course Code:

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
   1.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Haug Partners is a full-service, national law firm that provides integrated multidisciplinary legal services for life science and technology companies.  Our service offerings include: (i) Antitrust Litigation and Counseling; (ii) Commercial Litigation and Strategic Counseling; (iii) Due Diligence; (iv) FDA Compliance and Counseling; (v) Intellectual Property Enforcement; (vi) Intellectual Property Procurement and Strategy; (vii) International Trade Commission; (viii) Investigations, Compliance, and Risk Mitigation Services; (ix) Licensing and Transactions; and (x) Trademarks and Unfair Competition.  With offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston, and through relationships with firms in Germany, China, Japan, and other key international markets, Haug Partners has the resources, technical expertise, legal acumen, and business judgment to consistently deliver optimal outcomes for clients.

Website: https://www.haugpartners.com/

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