Co-Chairs

Charles K. Sholtz, PhD, JD

Director and AGC, Manufacturing IP Lead
Intellectual Property
Genentech | A Member of the Roche Group

Gillian Woollett

VP, Head Regulatory Strategy and Policy
Samsung Bioepis

Government

Hon. Michelle Ankenbrand

Senior Lead Administrative Patent Judge, PTAB
USPTO

Beckey Egeland

Attorney, Bureau of Competition
U.S. FTC

M. Stacey Ricci

Director, Scientific Review Staff Office of Therapeutic Biologics and Biosimilars
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Associations

Karin A. Hessler

Assistant General Counsel
Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM)

David E. Korn

Vice President, IP and Law
PhRMA

Juliana “Julie” Reed

Executive Director
The Biosimilars Forum

Hans Sauer

Deputy General Counsel, VP of IP
BIO

In-House Counsel

Ali I. Ahmed

Senior Vice President, Biosimilars
Fresenius Kabi USA

Maureen A. Bresnahan

Assistant General Counsel, Legal Department
Eisai Inc.

K. Nicole Clouse

IP Counsel
Biogen

Mike Cottler

Global Head of Litigation
Alvotech

Mandy C. Leonard

Senior Director, Drug Use Policy and Formulary Management
Cleveland Clinic

Bart Newland

General Counsel
Atalanta Therapeutics

Sonia T. Oskouei

VP, Biosimilars
Cardinal Health

Tara Rahemba

Executive Director, IP Counsel
Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease

Law Firms

Robert Cerwinski

Managing Partner
Gemini Law LLP

W. Blake Coblentz

Co-Chair Hatch-Waxman and Biologics Litigation Group
Cozen O’Connor

Sarah Chapin Columbia

Partner
McDermott Will & Emery

Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D.

Director
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
Rachel J. Elsby

Rachel Elsby

Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Tasha Francis Gerasimow

Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Nicholas P. Groombridge

Partner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Vishal Gupta

Partner
Co-Chair, Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Siegmund Y. Gutman

Partner
Proskauer Rose LLP

Whitney Meier Howard

Partner
Venable LLP

Eric R. Hunt

Partner
Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi Siwik LLP

Susan Krumplitsch

Partner
DLA Piper

Chad A. Landmon

Partner
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Hannah Lee

Partner
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Otto Licks

Partner
Licks Attorneys

John J. Molenda

Partner
Co-Chair, Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Gregory A. Morris

Partner
Honigman LLP

Jason Murata

Partner, Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Young J. Park

Partner
Paul Hastings LLP

Chad J. Peterman

Partner, Litigation Department
Paul Hastings, LLP

Honorable Teresa Rea

Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP
(Former Acting Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office)

Irena Royzman

Partner
Kramer Levin Neftalis & Frankel LLP

Maureen L. Rurka

Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP

Melanie K. Sharp

Partner
Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Elizabeth S. Weiswasser

Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Huiya Wu

Partner
Goodwin Procter LLP