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Stephanie Donahue

Principal Counsel, Patent Litigation
Sanofi- Aventis

Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

October 6, 2020 8:00 am

Pearl T. L. Siew

Senior Vice President and Head, Intellectual Property
Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

October 6, 2020 8:00 am

United States District Court

Honorable Christopher J. Burke

Magistrate Judge
District of Delaware

Honorable Tonianne J. Bongiovanni

Magistrate Judge
District of New Jersey

Honorable Roy Payne

Magistrate Judge
Eastern District of Texas


Markus H. Meier

Assistant Director, Health Care Division, Bureau of Competition
U.S. Federal Trade Commission

Grail Sipes

Deputy Center Director for Regulatory Policy, CDER

Maryll Toufanian

Director, Office of Generic Drug Policy, CDER
U.S. Food & Drug Administration

In-House Counsel

Karen E. Brown

Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs
Obsidian Therapeutics, Inc.

Neal Dahiya

Assistant General Counsel – Patents
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Stephanie Donahue

Principal Counsel, Patent Litigation
Sanofi- Aventis

Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

October 6, 2020 8:00 am

Henry Gu

Vice President, Chief IP Counsel
Akebia Therapeutics

Rekha Hanu, Ph.D, J.D

Executive Director, Chief IP Counsel
Akorn Pharmaceuticals

Brian Stone

Vice President Assistant Global General Counsel Regulatory

Lars Taavola

VP, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Kevin Zive

Vice President – Global Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs
Apotex Inc.

Law Firms

Takanori Abe

Abe & Partners

David B. Abramowitz

Locke Lord LLP

Andrew J. Allen

Senior Director, Legal Counsel – IP
Dr. Reddy’s

Aziz Burgy

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Jonathan S. Caplan

Partner, Co-Chair, Intellectual Property
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Kathleen B. Carr

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Alan B. Clement

Locke Lord LLP

Staci Julie

SVP and Chief IP Counsel
Teva Pharmaceuticals

Kurt Karst

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara PC

Pilar G. Kraman

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Chad Landmon

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider, LLP

Noah M. Leibowitz

Dechert LLP

William Marsillo

Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

John J. Molenda

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Deepro R. Mukerjee

Partner & Member, Board of Directors; National Co- Chair, Patent Litigation
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Sanjay K. Murthy

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Melanie R. Rupert

Partner and Co-Chair, Talent Development
Paul Hastings LLP

David Silverstein

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Bruce M. Wexler

Partner and Global Co-Chair of IP
Paul Hastings LLP

Morning Roll Call with the District Judges

October 7, 2020 8:15 am