Pharmaceuticals/Biotech/Life Sciences

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Date Sep 30 - Oct 01, 2014
Location Chicago
The Advanced Forum for Brand Name and Generic Counsel on the Intricacies of Extreme Hatch-Waxman Litigation. *Pre-suit Considerations * Commencement of Suit * Discovery *Motion Practice* Final Adjudication
Date Oct 20 - 22, 2014
Location New York
With a focus on benchmarking and improving existing compliance programs as well as preparing for the fallout once the reports are public, this is a solutions-driven event. Attendees at all phases of aggregate spend implementation will leave this conference with practical tips and real-world tested solutions to better manage the increasingly complex and often unclear reporting requirements. Throughout the event, our expert faculty will provide guidance and solutions for improving compliance protocols to minimize future problems and ensure that you are able to certify with confidence going forward.
Date Oct 27 - 28, 2014
Location New York
This event is the state of the union conference discussing the legal, regulatory, political, and global developments which are changing the nature of the OTC drug industry. This event will address every legal and regulatory aspect of the OTC and consumer health products industry, including policy, regulation, compliance, and enforcement action affecting the landscape. OTC and consumer health products generate high profits for pharmaceutical companies but the high profit margins are quickly being threatened by the FDA’s changes and its own inability to combat quality issues.
Date Nov 18 - 19, 2014
Location New York
Now in its 14th iteration, ACI’s Rx Drug Pricing Boot Camp has been redesigned to provide practical information to drug manufacturers, PBMs, plans, and pharmacies and give them the critical information they need to effectively and efficiently manage government pricing. This conference - designed for contract, finance, government pricing professionals and counsel - is a marriage of a primer on the basics of pricing for government payor programs and a comprehensive, in-depth, training program that will ensure that your pricing group and other related departments are well-versed in critical pricing concepts and methodologies, and are apprised of trends, best practices, and imminent changes. _ is course will enhance your understanding of complicated pricing calculations and will bring you up to speed on the latest developments in government pharmaceutical pricing.
Date Dec 08 - 10, 2014
Location New York
For the past 18 years, leading drug and medical device lawyers have gathered in New York to network with their peers, and craft strategies to surmount new litigation challenges. Now in its 19th year, ACI’S DRUG AND MEDICAL DEVICE LITIGATION is widely regarded as the year’s premier products liability forum.
Date Jan 13 - 14, 2015
Location New York
Life sciences patents are under attack, with major developments in the Supreme and District courts regarding patentability and landmark changes at the PTO. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a community of top in-house counsel for biotech, pharma and diagnostics companies and the leading law firm counsel representing them who will analyse what changes mean to your daily practice. With such high stakes, this conference will provide you with the strategies and certainty you need to stay a leader in the field.
Date Jan 20 - 21, 2015
Location Philadelphia
American Conference Institute announces its inaugural Health Outcome Communications and Market Access and Contracting at The Union League of Philadelphia on Jan 19-20, 2015. This is a one-of-a-kind legal and regulatory pharma event which addresses every legal and regulatory aspect of outcomes research and market access. It covers all the basics of these concepts in terms of legal dilemmas and addresses the business-legal interface.
Date Jan 21 - 22, 2015
Location New York
Now in its second successful year, American Conference Institute’s Advanced Forum on False Claims and Qui Tam Enforcement provides the latest guidance on how to protect your organization and clients from potential huge penalties arising from Federal and State False Claims litigation. This conference will be held in New York which is known as one of the most aggressive states in false claims enforcement and the only state who is investigating tax qui tam cases. This advanced program includes expert speakers from in-house counsel, the false claims bar and the government. This comprehensive two-day forum has been uniquely developed for in-house counsel, chief compliance officers and private practitioners to discuss practical tools for investigating, defending and settling these cases. You will hear from companies that have settled FCA cases, and how they have strengthened their compliance programs and internal systems.
Date Jan 27 - 28, 2015
Location Houston
The 2015 program will feature best practices, fresh perspectives and war stories from senior executives discussing anti-corruption compliance best practices. The program is currently in development and will feature new speakers, new topics and dedicated networking sessions.
Date Jan 27 - 28, 2015
Location New York
This event will provide practical guidance on how the cosmetics industry can ensure compliance with an evolving set of state and federal regulations, advertising enforcement actions, and plaintiff class actions. Outside counsel can hear directly from their clients and potential clients on specific issues of most pressing concern, while in-house counsel can learn how to make over their legal and regulatory strategies to reduce financial risk and improve the company’s reputation.
Date Feb 26 - 27, 2015
Location Scottsdale
ACI is pleased to announce the 2015 General Counsel Summit on February 26-27 at The Phoenician Resort, Scottsdale, AZ. A game-changing event strictly for senior legal executives who want to enhance their position as strategic business partner to their organization. The exclusive event designed for General Counsel will engage and foster connections between legal leaders with similar experience and backgrounds. The agenda will challenge and benefit even the most seasoned General Counsel.
Date Apr 27 - 28, 2015
Location New York
Now in its ninth iteration, American Conference Institute’s (ACI’s) Paragraph IV Disputes conference is the only event which helps both brand name and generic pharmaceutical companies make sense of changing industry dynamics precipitated by the patent cliff and other factors such as patent reform, regulatory shifts and recent and pending case law. This is the conference that not only sets the standards for Paragraph IV litigation, but also serves as the annual meeting place for the “who’s who” of pharmaceutical patent litigation.

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  • Yee Wah Chin
    Yee Wah Chin,

    Greater New York City Area

    I recommend this product
    • April 21, 2011
  • Wendy Tsai
    Wendy Tsai, Vice President at Cellona Therapeutics

    Baltimore, Maryland Area

    I recommend this product
    • February 24, 2012
  • Wendy Feinstein
    Wendy Feinstein, Member at Eckert Seamans

    Greater Pittsburgh Area

    I recommend this product
    • February 28, 2014
  • Vrajesh Gandhi
    Vrajesh Gandhi, As Research Scientist in Formulation and Development Deartment at Alembic Research Center, Vadodara.

    Ahmedabad Area, India

    I recommend this product
    • March 30, 2012
  • Vince Capuano
    Vince Capuano,

    Greater Boston Area

    I highly recommend this leading conference in Hatch-Waxman litigation.
    • April 9, 2012
  • Vani Singhal
    Vani Singhal, Of Counsel at McAfee & Taft

    Tulsa, Oklahoma Area

    I recommend this product
    • December 1, 2012
  • Tom Gillespie
    Tom Gillespie, IP Transactional Counsel at Emergent BioSolutions

    Baltimore, Maryland Area

    I really enjoy ACI's life science conferences. I find them exceedingly helpful and informative. Every time I return from an ACI confrence, I do so with fresh answers about how other professionals in our field are dealing with various new challenges. It is also a great way to meet other professionals and network. If you have not yet ben to this conference and work in our space, I think you are missing out on a great opportunity.
    • January 13, 2011
  • Todd Breuer
    Todd Breuer, Owner at The Law Office of Todd E. Breuer

    Greater New York City Area

    I still review the CD and handouts occasionally from the last conference.
    • February 17, 2011
  • Tim Howe
    Tim Howe, Vice President, Legal Affairs. General Counsel and Head, Acquisitions and Licensing Transactions at Sanofi Pasteur

    Allentown, Pennsylvania Area

    I jumped at the chance to speak at this conference because it provides me the opportunity to attend the entire conference and network with experts in this very important area of the law. I have never been disappointed by the caliber of the programming and speakers at the ACI conference events and am looking forward to the meeting.
    • March 29, 2012
  • Tedd Van Buskirk
    Tedd Van Buskirk, Partner at K&L Gates

    Greater New York City Area

    ACI's Paragraph IV Disputes conference has been a great addition to the Hatch-Waxman series. I have presented at this conference since its outset and attended this year, along with 240+ others. This conference grows and gets better each year.
    • May 11, 2011
  • Tamara J. O'Black, JD
    Tamara J. O'Black, JD, Sr. Director, Clinical & Health Services Research, Park Nicollet Institute at Park Nicollet Health Services

    Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

    I've had the pleasure of both speaking at and attending ACI's Clinical Trials conferences several times. The topics are always current, the speakers well-informed and the discussion robust. I never fail to leave well-armed with new ideas and valuable new contacts (and occasionally new concerns to investigate!). I highly recommend using ACI conference offerings as the cornerstone of your annual educational activities.
    • October 1, 2011
  • Tamara J. O'Black, JD
    Tamara J. O'Black, JD, Adjunct Professor at William Mitchell College of Law

    Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

    I've had the pleasure of both speaking at and attending ACI's Clinical Trials conferences several times. The topics are always current, the speakers well-informed and the discussion robust. I never fail to leave well-armed with new ideas and valuable new contacts (and occasionally new concerns to investigate!). I highly recommend using ACI conference offerings as the cornerstone of your annual educational activities.
    • October 1, 2011
  • Steven Lee
    Steven Lee, Partner at Kenyon & Kenyon

    Greater New York City Area

    I have been participating in this conference for many years, and am consistently impressed by the knowledge and experience both of the presenters and of the audience.
    • April 8, 2013
  • Steve Casey
    Steve Casey, lawyer at Jones Walker LLP

    Birmingham, Alabama Area

    I have attended ACI's Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference in the past and am attending its 2010 version next week. My experience has been that this conference is in the elite group of those industry conferences that combine high quality speakers with superb networking opportunities. It really is a first class event and is a "must attend" for anyone who works in this area of the law.
    • December 1, 2010
  • Steve Auten
    Steve Auten, Vice-President, Head of IP, North America at Sandoz

    Greater New York City Area

    Always a top-notch program! This is a great event at which to blend your CLE requirements with networking opportunities.
    • August 3, 2011
  • Steve Annunziato
    Steve Annunziato, SVP Marketing & Sales at Synapse Biomedical Inc.

    Allentown, Pennsylvania Area

    I had the opportunity to attend the recent reimbursement conference in Chicago. The short two day meeting left me with tangible action items for our company to impact our customers satifaction. The networking added significant resources to my existing contacts and consultants.
    • February 27, 2012
  • Stephen J. Cipolla
    Stephen J. Cipolla, Partner at Cipolla Associates, LLC

    Greater Philadelphia Area

    I recommend this product
    • July 11, 2012
  • Shayna Cook
    Shayna Cook, Partner at Bartlit Beck

    Greater Chicago Area

    I recommend this product
    • September 2, 2011
  • Shashank Upadhye
    Shashank Upadhye, VP - Global Head of Intellectual Property at Apotex Inc.

    Toronto, Canada Area

    Must attend event. Great speakers and great content. Plus great networking event
    • March 29, 2012
  • Russell Jackson
    Russell Jackson, Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

    Greater New York City Area

    This year's ACI Drug and Medical Device Litigation Conference has an excellent, broad-ranging agenda that is sure to teach each of us something that we didn't already know. I hope to see you there.
    • August 24, 2011
  • Richard Parr
    Richard Parr, Assistant Counsel at Merck

    Greater New York City Area

    American Conference Institute’s Maximizing Pharmaceutical Patent Life Cycles conference brings together corporate, outside counsel and government patent professionals with a variety of experiences and perspectives. I speak each year and find it is a great way to share views and learn new approaches to solving common problems.
    • August 3, 2011
  • Pang Zhang-Whitaker
    Pang Zhang-Whitaker, Partner at Cozen O'Connor

    Greater New York City Area

    I was recently invited to moderate a panel discussion at an ACI Life Sciences Business Development & Acquisitions in Emerging Markets Conference. The panelists and moderators were from very diversified backgrounds and shared industry insights and engaged in in-depth discussion with the audience. The audience was comprised of sophisticated industry insiders whose active participation and challenging questions made the event a very rewarding experience to everyone. As an attorney with a specialization in transactions in the US and Chinese life sciences industries, I look forward to benefiting from many more upcoming ACI conferences.
    • February 29, 2012
  • Neil O'Flaherty
    Neil O'Flaherty,

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    I have spoken at several ACI conferences devoted to FDA regulatory issues. These conferences are a wonderful way to get a high-quality overview of various FDA regulatory topics.
    • May 4, 2011
  • Mike DeLio
    Mike DeLio, Recruiter at Aerotek

    Greater Philadelphia Area

    I recommend this product
    • March 4, 2013
  • Michelle Seagull
    Michelle Seagull, Deputy Commissioner at Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection

    Hartford, Connecticut Area

    I recommend this product
    • April 8, 2011
  • Michael Morton
    Michael Morton, Sr. Director Global Regulatory Affairs at Medtronic, Inc.

    Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

    I worked with an experienced group of professionals in the development of the Medical Device Patent Litigation Preconference Workshop. I was impressed by the knowledge and professionalism of the faculty and by the professionalism of the ACI staff.
    • May 4, 2011
  • Melissa Seymour
    Melissa Seymour, Sr. Director, Corporate GxP Compliance and Quality Systems at Biogen Idec

    Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area

    I find ACI conferences to be very useful. There is great information sharing, and a great cross section from industry quality regulatory and legal functions. I would recommend the conferences for both networking and great, useful information.
    • March 31, 2011
  • Meg Snowden
    Meg Snowden, VP, Intellectual Property at Impax Laboratories

    San Francisco Bay Area

    Practical and well-organized conference.
    • February 22, 2011
  • Mary Till
    Mary Till, Legal Advisor at United States Patent & Trademark Office

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    I have always learned so much from great faculty ACI pulls into their conferences, I look forward to them year after year.
    • February 27, 2012
  • Mary Mack
    Mary Mack, Enterprise Technology Counsel at ZyLAB

    Portland, Oregon Area

    ACI's Pharmaceuticals/Biotech/Life Sciences Conferences helped me better understand the "whole system", emerging issues and informed my approach to ediscovery with my clients. Ongoing relationships with panelists and participants have contributed to me on a personal and professional basis.
    • February 18, 2011
  • Mark Waddell
    Mark Waddell, Partner at Loeb & Loeb LLP

    Greater New York City Area

    Worth attending for all practitioners. Knowledgable speakers and excellent breadth of Hatch-Waxman topics.
    • September 6, 2012
  • Marci Anderson
    Marci Anderson, Senior Auditor at Department of Veterans Affairs

    Jacksonville, North Carolina Area

    I've been speaking at this conference for several years. We hope to bring the VA's perspective to compliance and answer questions industry may have about pharmacutical pricing for FSS contracts as well as the statutory requirements of PL 102-585 section 603. As a speaker I love questions so please don't be shy.
    • April 18, 2011
  • Madison Jellins
    Madison Jellins, Partner at Helix IP LLP

    San Francisco Bay Area

    One of ACI's top conferences. Provides up-to-date PIV information and strategy for all levels of practitioners. I highly recommend this conference.
    • February 18, 2011
  • Lisa Jakob
    Lisa Jakob,

    Greater New York City Area

    I recommend this product
    • August 17, 2011
  • Len Smith
    Len Smith, Principal Intellectual Property Counsel at Medicis

    United States

    Great conferences and excellent workshops
    • February 27, 2011
  • Lee Heiman
    Lee Heiman, Intellectual Property Attorney/Consultant at Offices of Lee C. Heiman

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    I recently attended my first ACI Conference, and it was an enlightening experience! The workshops were presented at a higher level than I have seen with any other provider, and the speakers were all top-notch.
    • February 29, 2012
  • Laura Vogel
    Laura Vogel, Partner at Duane Morris LLP

    Greater Boston Area

    I recommend this product
    • March 29, 2012
  • Kim Jessum
    Kim Jessum, CLE Officer at American Bar Association IP Law Section

    Greater Philadelphia Area

    I have spoken and attended this conference and thought it was well organized and had great content. This is a great CLE program for more experienced practitioners.
    • May 6, 2011
  • Kevin McCabe
    Kevin McCabe, Director at Sterne Kessler et al.

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    I have attended and presented at this conference in the past. ACI puts on wonderful confereces as a rule, but by far this is their best conference.
    • March 1, 2011
  • Joseph Reisman
    Joseph Reisman, Partner at Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear LLP

    Greater San Diego Area

    Always a great conference for networking and for learning from the (he said modestly) distinguished speakers.
    • April 3, 2012
  • John Roberti
    John Roberti, Partner at Mayer Brown

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    I recommend this product
    • April 9, 2011
  • John Bliss
    John Bliss, Owner at JBLISS Consulting, LLC

    Reading, Pennsylvania Area

    This group does an excellent job of assembling SME's on the subject matter being discussed. The sessions provide useful and valuable information that can be applied immediately when you get back to your organization.
    • February 29, 2012
  • Jeremy Lowe
    Jeremy Lowe, Partner at Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

    Hartford, Connecticut Area

    Excellent conferences put together by ACI's top-notch staff and advisory board. As a regular speaker and attendee, I highly recommend these conferences to both new and experienced practitioners.
    • June 15, 2011
  • Jeffrey Brennan
    Jeffrey Brennan, Partner at McDermott Will & Emery

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    I recommend this product
    • April 11, 2011
  • James Holloway
    James Holloway, Principal at Ober Kaler

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    ACI excels at pulling together government and private sector authorities on relevant topics
    • February 27, 2012
  • Guy Donatiello
    Guy Donatiello, VP Intellectual Property at Endo Pharmaceuticals

    Greater Philadelphia Area

    I recommend this product
    • February 20, 2011
  • Griem, John (Jack)
    Griem, John (Jack), Adjunct Professor at Hofstra Law School

    Greater New York City Area

    Very valuable, up-to-date advice in all key areas for pharma professionals. Well worth your time.
    • August 4, 2011
  • Griem, Jack
    Griem, Jack, Partner at Loeb & Loeb LLP

    Greater New York City Area

    Very valuable, up-to-date advice in all key areas for pharma professionals. Well worth your time.
    • August 4, 2011
  • Greg Dadika
    Greg Dadika, Assistant General Counsel at C.R. Bard, Inc.

    Greater New York City Area

    I recommend this product
    • August 22, 2011
  • Gay Parks Rainville
    Gay Parks Rainville, Partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP

    Greater Philadelphia Area

    I recommend this product
    • October 13, 2011
  • Gavin Bogle
    Gavin Bogle, General Counsel at Iovate Health Sciences

    Canada

    ACI's conferences are always great learning and networking opportunities. Having both presented at and attended many of them over the years I highly recommend them.
    • January 13, 2011
  • Frederick Ball
    Frederick Ball, Adjunct Professor at De Paul University School Of Law

    Greater Chicago Area

    I spoke at and attended Pharmaceuticals/Biotech/Life Sciences Conferences presented by ACI and found them valuable for networking and informative on the issues.
    • February 27, 2012
  • Erica Valenti Visokey
    Erica Valenti Visokey, Attorney, Products Liability at Stryker Corporation

    Greater New York City Area

    I've attended this conference for the past 6 years and had the honor of speaking at it twice before (and will be speaking again this year). Each year I am impressed with the caliber of the speakers and the overall program. The topics are relevant and important to our industry and offer insights from both the outside counsel and in-house view. The ACI staff is equally impressive in their knowledge and professionalism. There is no better way to get your CLE's.
    • August 22, 2011
  • Don Mizerk
    Don Mizerk, Partner at Husch Blackwell LLP

    United States

    This conference is one of the best and very few opportunities to hear both the brand and generic viewpoint on current PIV issues.
    • March 29, 2012
  • Dennis Stolle
    Dennis Stolle, President and Trial Consultant at ThemeVision LLC

    Indianapolis, Indiana Area

    ACI's Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference brings together many of the best in-house and outside counsel in this field. The presentations are on important and interesting topics of interest to anyone involved in litigating claims involving drugs or medical devices.
    • March 13, 2011
  • David Frazier
    David Frazier, Partner at Finnegan Henderson

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    This is a great conference because of the critical mass of Hatch-Waxman practitioners (both in-house and outside counsel) it draws. This year promises to be interesting with many new and developing legal issues to discuss.
    • April 2, 2012
  • David Conca
    David Conca, Partner at Paul Hastings

    Greater New York City Area

    I recommend this product
    • February 9, 2011
  • Christopher Ohly
    Christopher Ohly, Partner at Schiff Hardin LLP

    Baltimore, Maryland Area

    The Paragraph IV Disputes Conference should be better than ever this year. The pre-conference workshop on Follow-On biologics will provide a great forum to discuss new issues presented by the BPCIA. The Myriad, Therasense and Microsoft cases will have been fully argued and may be decided. All of this will make the panel discussions more interesting and informative. The program looks great, even for those who have been around Hatch-Waxman for a while.
    • February 25, 2011
  • Chris Slavinsky
    Chris Slavinsky, Assistant General Counsel, Established Products Business Unit at Pfizer

    Greater New York City Area

    The Biosimilars conference exceeded my expectations. I found it to be an excellent place to meet and engage with industry leaders as this exciting area of the law develops. I highly recommend ACI's conferences as opportunities to benchmark practices and hear how others with similar challenges managed them, or plan to.
    • January 13, 2011
  • Carrie Brissette
    Carrie Brissette,

    Greater Milwaukee Area

    The ACI conference I attended had a robust, current agenda filled with well-qualified speakers. I was able to take away valuable, relevant information from the presenters as well as through networking at the conference.
    • March 31, 2011
  • Bruce Pokras
    Bruce Pokras, Senior Corporate Counsel at Pfizer

    Greater New York City Area

    I have been attending and speaking at this conference for a number of years. It is always worthwhile. Learning, networking and CLE credits. A great combination!
    • August 4, 2011
  • Bart Giddings
    Bart Giddings, Partner at Stoel Rives

    Greater Salt Lake City Area

    This is my favorite Hatch-Waxman conference. The speakers and audience members represent a good mix from both the branded and generics sides. I try to attend every year.
    • August 8, 2011
  • Arie Michelsohn
    Arie Michelsohn, Senior Associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP

    Washington D.C. Metro Area

    I recommend this product
    • April 13, 2011
  • Anthony Fitzpatrick
    Anthony Fitzpatrick, Partner and Co-Chair of Intellectual Property Litigation Group at Duane Morris LLP

    Greater Boston Area

    I recommend this product
    • March 29, 2012
  • Anjan Chatterji, MBA, J.D., LL.M.
    Anjan Chatterji, MBA, J.D., LL.M., Life Sciences Advisory at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

    Greater New York City Area

    Great conference, from the speakers to the networking activities...
    • March 30, 2012
  • Angelique Dorsey
    Angelique Dorsey, Research Compliance Director at MedStar Health

    Baltimore, Maryland Area

    I recommend this product
    • May 13, 2011
  • Amy Fix
    Amy Fix, Senior Director, Legal Affairs and Intellectual Property at Targacept, Inc.

    Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area

    I recommend this product
    • June 29, 2011
  • Alexandra Mahaney
    Alexandra Mahaney, Partner at Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

    Greater San Diego Area

    A very informative conference for both the brand and generic side.
    • June 6, 2011
  • Alan Dabdoub
    Alan Dabdoub, Special Counsel at Lynn Tillotson Pinker and Cox

    Dallas/Fort Worth Area

    I recommend this product
    • February 20, 2011
  • Adda Gogoris
    Adda Gogoris, Partner at Merchant & Gould P.C.

    Greater New York City Area

    Very substantive and interesting conference
    • February 20, 2011
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    • March 30, 2012

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