Breakout Sessions

Track 1: The Business of PIV Disputes (available to in-person delegates only)Communicating Value and Collaboration Between Corporate Legal and Outside Counsel

Track 2: The Practice of PIV Disputes (available to in-person and livestream delegates)Joint Defense Groups: A Risk Benefit Analysis for the Hatch-Waxman Practitioner

April 27, 2022 11:15am

Track 1 - Speakers

Stephanie Donahue
Principal Counsel – Global Patent Litigation
Global Intellectual Property Department
Legal, Ethics & Business Integrity

Sanofi- Aventis

Colin Heitzmann
Vice President, Head of Intellectual Property
Sumitovant Biopharma, Inc

Sam Deka
Partner
DLA Piper

Jeffrey Martin
Senior Director, Legal Counsel IP
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc.

Track 2 - Speakers

Honorable Tonianne J. Bongiovanni
Magistrate Judge
United States District Court, District of New Jersey

Ryan M. Daniel
Chief Patent Counsel, Region North America
Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC

Robert M. Vrana
Partner
Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP

Luke T. Shannon
Shareholder
Polsinelli

Track 1: The Business of PIV Disputes — Communicating Value and Collaboration Between Corporate Legal and Outside Counsel

  • Establishing early-on in the relationship the desired level of commitment, availability and responsiveness
  • Succinctly focusing on shared, pragmatic business goals
  • Determining preferences for formality of correspondence and practical versus academic guidance

Track 2: The Practice of PIV Disputes — Joint Defense Groups: A Risk Benefit Analysis for the Hatch-Waxman Practitioner

  • Evaluating the benefits and detriments of joint defense groups in ANDA cases
  • Maximizing efficiency and minimizing risk by protecting join legal interests resourcefully
  • Devising brand name strategies for addressing litigation with joint defense groups
  • Establishing clear leadership at the out-set to simplify future occurrences
  • Understanding when and how many consulting firms to employ in order to avoid the “too many cooks” phenomenon