Join us for 2 full days of in-depth discussions on the law governing biosimilars and innovator biologics.

Welcome From Our 2021 Co-Chairs

Markus Meier

Assistant Director, Health Care Division Bureau of Competition

Jessica Greenbaum

Regulatory Counsel, Therapeutic Biologics and Biosimilars Staff


Hon. Jacqueline Wright Bonilla

Deputy Chief Judge PTAB

Hon. Michelle Ankenbrand

Lead Administrative Patent Judge PTAB

Hon. Kristi Sawert

Administrative Patent Judge PTAB

  • Learn, analyze and benchmark with key In-House and Industry stakeholders including AAM, BIO & PhRMA
  • Hear directly from critical Government Agencies like FDA, FTC and USPTO on current and future initiatives
  • Benefit from Content that Stands Out: No stale sessions – no fluff. The agenda has been redesigned to address cutting edge concerns under the guidance of ACI’s Biosimilars & Innovator Biologics Advisory Board Members
  • Recreate the connections and networking opportunities you would have at an onsite event on our captivating and interactive virtual platform, making distance irrelevant!
  • PLUS! Earn Diversity and Ethics CLE Credits
Who You Will Meet

In-house counsel from branded and biosimilars companies

Government representatives
from the FDA, USPTO, and the Judiciary

Leading regulatory and patent attorneys from around the country

About this Conference

Prepare to enter the next decade of this revolutionary law.

Biologics have become the fastest-growing class of therapeutic compounds. They have provided innovative treatment alternatives for people who suffer from some of the most serious medical conditions known to man. The incorporation of biosimilar products into the U.S. marketplace was designed to improve patient access and decrease healthcare costs. While much has evolved since the enactment of the BPCIA, the traditional barriers remain.

Now, more than ever, strategies to overcome these barriers are essential to improve the understanding of biosimilar products in the United States. The need for a solid guiding framework becomes more critical than ever before.

The next decade will see more litigation in this sphere. Further, and to an increasing extent, IPR proceedings challenging patents protecting biologic medicines, including IPRs filed before any action was taken under the BPCIA. Finally, the future will usher in considerable changes growing the scope of products that are regulated and litigated under the BPCIA.

Join the “who’s who” of the biosimilars and innovator biologics industries as they gather virtually to discuss and contemplate the impact of these critical developments.


2020 Conference Recording

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Year after year, the ACI Biosimilar Conference has featured a top-notch faculty from the pharma/biotech industry, private practice and government to address hot-button issues in this rapidly evolving area — I am looking forward to another outstanding event.

Immac “Casey” Thampoe

Immac “Casey” Thampoe

Executive Director/Assistant General Counsel
IP Portfolio Development

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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If I had to pick only one event to get the latest on issues impacting biosimilars, it would be the ACI Biosimilar Conference — highly informative presentations and ample opportunities to network and catch-up with players in this space.

Charles K. Sholtz

Charles K. Sholtz

Director and Associate General Counsel
Biosimilars, Manufacturing & Litigation Readiness Lead


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