Consero IP Life Sciences Forum 2023

Fish's Gwilym Attwell and Todd Garcia will serve as panel moderators at the Consero IP Life Sciences Forum on December 4 and 5.

Fish is a proud supporter of this three-day, invitation-only event, where attendees will network with senior in-house counsel and learn proven strategies to improve their business.

To File or Not to File: Determining Patent Eligibility
Monday, December 4, 2023 | 1:30-2:20 p.m. PT

In a competitive market, there is a plethora of factors for R&D to consider when new innovations arise:

  • How does your organization differentiate whether to patent or maintain a trade secret?
  • Have emerging case outcomes changed your outlook on this area
  • How do you factor your budget into this?


  • Todd Garcia, Principal, Fish & Richardson


  • Patricia Dyck, Vice President, Legal, Takara Bio USA, Inc.
  • Sanjesh Sharma, Assistant General Counsel, Patents, Johnson & Johnson
  • Chuck Sholtz, Vice President, Intellectual Property, Nutcracker Therapeutics
  • Christopher Sweeney, Executive Director, Intellectual Property, Seagen

KnowledgeBridge — IPRs: What Has Been Happening at the PTAB
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 2:30-3:20 p.m. PT

  • Statistics and trends
  • Discretionary denials
  • How to draft patent applications to survive IPR
  • Managing concurrent patent litigation and PTAB proceedings
  • Appeal considerations


  • Gwilym Attwell, Principal, Fish & Richardson

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