Patent Extensions: Prolonging Your Patent Lifecycles in the U.S. — Europe — Canada

May 16, 2019 3:30pm

Henry Gu
Vice President, Chief IP Counsel
Akebia Therapeutics (Cambridge, MA)

Paul Inman
Partner
Gowlings WLG (London, United Kingdom)

Micheline Gravelle
Partner
Bereskin & Parr LLP

U.S.
  • Analyzing case studies to develop best practice strategies for patent term extensions for maximized commercial return
Europe
  • Overview and practice update on Supplementary Protection Certificates
  • Gaining practical insights from Teva UK Ltd & Others v Gilead Sciences Inc (Case C 121/17)
Canada
  • Overview of the recently enacted Certificates of Supplementary Protection (CSPs) regime including the requirements to obtain and the term of extension.