Breakout Sessions

Track 1: The Business of PIV Disputes (available to in-person delegates only)Cross-Border Business Considerations in a Hatch-Waxman Scenario: Masterfully Managing Global Litigation

Track 2: The Practice of PIV Disputes (available to in-person and livestream delegates)Advanced Pleadings Drafting: Choosing Claims and Defenses Wisely

April 26, 2022 3:00pm

Track 1 - Speakers

Henry H. Gu
VP, Head of Intellectual Property
Morphic Therapeutics

Deepro R. Mukerjee
Partner
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Kevin Zive
Vice President, General Counsel
Apotex Inc.

Track 2 - Speakers

Honorable Christopher J. Burke
Magistrate Judge
United States District Court, District of Delaware

Chad Landmon
Partner
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider, LLP

Carolyn Blessing
Partner
Locke Lord LLP

Track 1: The Business of PIV Disputes — Cross-Border Business Considerations in a Hatch-Waxman Scenario: Masterfully Managing Global Litigation

  • Assessing common international business scenarios encountered by both brand name and generic manufacturers which may lead to patent and/or exclusivity loss
  • Identifying potential safe-harbor violation liabilities related to foreign manufacturers and finishers
  • Building a winning global litigation team
  • Selecting the right foreign counsel
  • Coordinating multi-jurisdictional proceedings
  • Assessing the impact and dangers of applicable international treaties on the PIV landscape

Track 2: The Practice of PIV Disputes — Advanced Pleadings Drafting: Choosing Claims and Defenses Wisely

  • Complaint
    • Ensuring that all counts of the complaint are plead with specificity
    • Avoiding Rule 11 sanctions
    • Devising strategies for situations with multiple
  • ANDA filers
    • Assessing damages prayer and request for jury trial
    • Considerations relative to willfulness
  • Answer and Counterclaims
    • Choosing your defenses with prudence
    • Understanding the advantages of not pleading every defense
    • Knowing which patents to ask to delist; assessing allegations of improper Orange book listing