Co-Chairs

Jennifer K. Gregory

Assistant General Patent Counsel - IP Transactions
Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, IN)

Henry H. Gu

Vice President, Chief IP Counsel
Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (Cambridge, MA)

Speakers

Jeremy Bond

Senior Counsel, Device Patents U.S. Global Intellectual Property Dept.
Sanofi (Cambridge, MA)

Dr. Fangli Chen, Ph.D.

Partner
Vice Chair, Life Sciences Patent Practice
Proskauer Rose LLP

Bernard P. Cooney, III

Senior Partner, Capital Formation
Flagship Pioneering (Cambridge, MA)

Yu-Ming Dammann

Associate General Counsel
Gilead Sciences (Seattle, WA)

David Dykeman

Co-Managing Shareholder & Patent AttorneyCo-Chair, Global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (Boston, MA)

Philip I. Datlow

Director and Senior Counsel II Human Pharma Patents and Intellectual Property
Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation (Ridgefield, CT)

Gloria Fuentes

Executive Director, Corporate Transactions
Merck (Kenliworth, NJ)

Rekha Hanu

Vice President, Associate General Counsel & Chief IP Counsel
Akorn Pharmaceuticals (Lake Forest, IL)

Keisha Hylton-Rodic

Attorney
Hylton-Rodic Law PLLC (Washington, DC)

Tom Irving

Partner
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garret & Dunner, LLP (Washington, DC)

Mark D. Kafka

Associate Director, Assistant General Counsel
Genentech, Inc. (South San Francisco, CA)

Kurt R. Karst

Director
Hyman, Phelps & McNamara PC (Washington, DC)

Olga Kay

Senior Patent Counsel
Roche (San Francisco, CA)

Jeffrey Kopacz

VP, Intellectual Property
Omega Therapeutics (Arlington, MA)

Dana Mahadeo

Senior Director, Senior Patent Counsel
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Jeff Mann

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Cantel Medical (Little Falls, NJ)

Donna Meuth

Associate General Counsel Intellectual Property
Eisai (Cambridge, MA)

Mercedes Meyer

Partner
Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP (Washington, DC)

Ahmed Mousa

SVP Corporate Operations & General Counsel
Pieris Pharmaceuticals(Boston, MA)

Melanie R. Rupert

Partner
Paul Hastings (New York, NY)

Laurence Shumway

Intellectual Property Counsel
Flagship Pioneering (Cambridge, MA)

Ha Kung Wong

Partner
Venable LLP (New York, NY)

Janet Xiao

Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP (San Francisco, CA)