2024 Conference Chairs

Jessica Greenbaum

Director, Regulatory Affairs Policy U.S.
Sandoz Inc.

Harshika Sarbajna

Vice-President, Commercial | Head, Global
Alvotech

Paki Banky

Director | Senior IP Counsel | IP Lead, Cell & Gene
Novartis

Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Honorable Jacqueline Bonilla

Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial & Appeal Board
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Honorable Linda Horner

Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial & Appeal Board
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Honorable Grace Obermann

Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial & Appeal Board
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Vanessa Ford

Supervisory Patent Examiner
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Laurel Goldberg

Regulatory Counsel, CDER
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

In-House Counsel & Associations

Ali Ahmed

Senior Vice President, Biosimilars
Fresenius Kabi USA

Christine Baeder

President
Apotex Corp. US

Craig Burton

Executive Director | Senior Vice President, Policy and Strategic Alliances
Biosimilars Council | Association for Accessible Medicines

Maureen A. Bresnahan

Assistant General Counsel
Eisai Inc.

Larry Coury

Vice-President, Associate General Counsel
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

James T. Evans, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Assistant General Counsel, Dispute Resolution
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Jon Martin

Associate Vice President, US Biosimilars Business Unit
Organon

Mira A. Mulvaney

Associate VP – Assistant General Patent Counsel, IP Litigation
Eli Lilly and Company

Jonathan Olefson

General Counsel
Syneos Health

Dracey Poore

Director of Biosimilars Product and Solutions Marketing
Cardinal Health
 
 

Hans Sauer

Deputy General Counsel, VP of IP
Biotechnology Innovation Organization

Sarah Wohl

Senior Counsel Specialist | Assistant General Counsel, Antitrust
Genentech
Former Deputy Assistant Director, FTC

Esteemed Speakers

Aziz Burgy

Partner
Axinn, Veltron & Harkrider LLP

Robert Cerwinski

Managing Partner
Gemini Law LLP

Edric Engert

Venture Partner | EVP, Commercialization and Business Development
Social Impact Capital | RxGuardian Inc.

Vishal C. Gupta

Partner | Co-Chair Life Sciences Practice
Steptoe LLP

Ryan Hagglund

Partner
Loeb & Loeb LLP

Alison Hanstead

Partner
White & Case LLP

Jeremiah J. Kelly

Partner
Venable LLP

Maarika L. Kimbrell

Partner
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Sara W. Koblitz

Director
Hyman, Phelps, McNamara P.C.

Susan Krumplitsch

Partner
DLA Piper

Jordan Markham

Partner
Steptoe LLP

Steven D. Maslowski

Partner | IP Practice Group Leader
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Kurt Mathas

Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP

Mark C. McLennan

Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Jason Murata

Partner | Chair of DEI Committee
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Kevin E. Noonan, Ph.D.

Partner | Co-Chair Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals Practice Group
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Matthew A. Pearson

Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Mark A. Perry

Partner | Co-Head Appeals & Strategic Counselling
Weil, Gotshal & Mangers LLP

Cody Powers

Principal, Portfolio and Business Development
ZS Associates

John Christopher Rozendaal

Partner | Director | Chair of Trial & Appellate Practice Group
Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox LLP

Alicia A. Russo

Partner
Venable LLP

Peter Sandel

Partner
Groombridge, Wu, Baughman & Stone LLP

Hassen A. Sayeed

Partner
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Keri L. Shaubert, Ph.D.

Member
Cozen O'Connor

Anita Varma

Partner
White & Case LLP

Christine Willgoos

Special Counsel
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP