IP Forum For Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Medical Devices


Forum Chair + Panel Moderator: Gwilym Attwell

The Eternal Balancing Act: Protecting Your Global IP And Sticking To Budget

  • What strategies do you use to evaluate your need for full protection of your global IP portfolio against what you can afford?
  • What are some creative ways to reassess your overall IP portfolio to identify which of your patents will most successfully contribute to the company’s bottom line?
  • What specific criteria do you typically consider prior to determining in which global markets to file your intellectual property?
  • How do you successfully decrease internal spending while continuing to pursue an effective offensive and defensive IP strategy?

Panel Moderator: Todd Garcia
Lessons Learned Under The America Invents Act

  • How have you been able to restructure your global IP strategy to include the newer provisions of the AIA?
  • How has the AIA changed your approach to the in-house patent process?
  • How have you been able to use the new procedures in the AIA to provide tactical advantages for your IP department?
  • What complexities have the new Post-Grant Review and Inter Partes Review procedures presented for your patent litigation strategy? How have you managed to overcome these complications successfully?

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