Co-Chairs

Dr. Leslie Fischer

Principal Patent Attorney
Sandoz (Princeton, NJ)

Co-Chairs Opening Remarks

July 21, 2021 10:00 am

Speakers

Poopak (Paki) Banky

IP Litigation Counsel
Novartis

Adrian Bradley

Partner
Cleveland Scott York (Thames Valley Reading, UK)

Cara Coburn

Associate General Counsel, Patent Law
Genentech

Jim Czaban

Partner
Loeb & Loeb LLP

Andrew Faile

Acting Commissioner for Patents
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Keynote Address:

July 21, 2021 12:15 pm

Kathleen Kahler Fonda

Senior Legal Advisor, Office of Patent Legal Administration
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Siegmund (“Sige”) Gutman

Partner
Chair, Life Sciences Patent Practice
Proskauer Rose LLP

Sarah Hooson

Counsel, Patents
Merck

Jenny Papatolis Johnson

Intellectual Property Executive Director
Endo Pharmaceuticals

Thomas J. Kowalski

Partner
Duane Morris LLP

Honorable Michelle Nerozzi-Ankenbrand

Lead Administrative Patent Judge
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Katie Nolan-Stevaux

Assistant General Counsel, Litigation
Genentech

Brendan M. O’Malley

Vice President, Head of Legal & IP
Corporate Secretary
Abeona Therapeutics Inc.
Guido Pontremoli

Guido Pontremoli, Ph.D.

Global IP Head
Corp. Intellectual Property-Patents
Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A (Parma, Italy)

Filko Prugo

Partner
Chair, Life Sciences IP Litigation
Ropes & Gray LLP

Honorable Teresa Rea

Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP

MaCharri Vorndran-Jones

Assistant General Patent Counsel
Eli Lilly and Company