791L10-NYCThe American Conference Institute’s Maximizing Pharmaceutical Patent Lifecycles, the 10th Anniversary Edition will be held at the Helmsley Park Lane Hotel, New York, New York, on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 to Thursday, October 8, 2009.


This 10th American Conference Institute event on Maximizing Pharmaceutical Patent Life Cycles will bring you the thoughtful and targeted commentary and in-depth analysis that you have come to expect from this industry leading conference. This year’s conference will help you prepare for the sweeping changes currently underway by providing you with:

  • Focused panels on the pending Follow-On Biologics and Patent Reform legislation that will allow you to assess how both legislative proposals will impact pharmaceutical patent life cycle management
  • Access to key officials from the FTC’s Bureau of Competition’s Health Care Division and the EC’s DG Competition’s Pharmaceuticals Task Force who will provide you with direct insights into the logic of these agencies on some of the most pressing antitrust matters currently affecting the industry
  • An in-depth review of new FDA determinations regarding exclusivity, forfeitures, patent listing and delistings and strategies for incorporating these guidelines into your initial life cycle management plan
  • Analyses of key cases that have affected patent life cycle strategies and tips for using these rulings to your advantage

Also, this year they have added the following specialized class:

Hatch-Waxman Boot Camp – A Primer on IP Basics and Regulatory Fundamentals

This Boot Camp, together with in-depth Master Classes for brand names and generics on:

  • New Strategies for Obtaining Pharmaceutical Patent Extensions in a Post-KSR World
  • Updated Drafting Guidelines for Paragraph IV Certifications and Notice Letters

will offer hands-on practical advice on core Hatch-Waxman principles as well as some of the most critical day–to–day concerns for both sides of the pharmaceutical industry.

Nearly 2,000 pharmaceutical patent professionals – for both brand names and generics – have made this conference their source of information for the legal issues surrounding life cycle management for nearly the last ten years.

Register today to reserve your place at this timely event by calling 888-224-2480, faxing your registration form to 877-927-1563 or registering on-line.

Let me know if you are interested in attending, anyone who attends the conference as a referral from Patent Baristas is entitled to $200 off the registration price. Just drop me a line for the keycode.

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