ACI, CI and C5’s Global Series of Life Sciences conferences bring together key sector stakeholders from around the globe to explore the most important trends impacting the many industries including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device/diagnostics, and FDA -regulated consumer products. Our events cover every facet of legal and business relevance as well as controversy.

Our Global Life Sciences series addresses every industry concern from the impact of policy, the introduction of new legislation and regulation, the pursuit of IP rights, compliance and enforcement.

We provide the most innovative training, networking, and relevant content necessary to develop evolving playbooks in these disciplines that will allow you to thrive in the coming years.


Life Sciences IP Due Diligence CLE

November 14 - 15, 2019 OMNI Parker House, Boston, MA

This is a one-of-a-kind interactive forum where top diligence experts discuss best practices and strategies on how to successfully execute a proper due diligence analysis, both for your own portfolio, and that of potential targets. More

Drug & Medical Device Litigation

Drug & Medical Device Litigation CLE/ETHICS

December 10 - 11, 2019 New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY

The 24th iteration of this event is a once-a-year opportunity to brainstorm and network with in-house counsel – including General Counsel, Chief Litigation Officers, and other representatives from leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies – plus more than 400 members of the products liability defense bar! More

Executive Think Tank on Rx Drug Advertising and Promotion CLE

January 31, 2020 DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan, New York, NY

Attend this intimate and in-depth symposium where the “who’s who” of pharmaceutical advertising and promotion will gather to discuss and problem solve the challenges posed by new avenues of communication against the backdrop of evolving FDA guidelines in this area. More

Summit on Controlled Substances – Regulation, Litigation, and Enforcement

February 5 - 6, 2020 Washington, DC

Learn the latest compliance and regulations to protect your company from unwanted investigations. Stakeholders from every step in the supply chain gather to discuss best strategies to combat the opioid abuse and addiction challenges to better prepare for the future of this critical and fast-paced industry. More

Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation

February 25 - 26, 2020 Amsterdam

This is your once-a-year opportunity to brainstorm and network with General Counsel and Head of IP from leading Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies. Receive vital updates and in-depth analysis that you can use to implement an effective patent litigation strategy. More

35th FDA Boot Camp

March 19 - 20, 2020 New York, NY

Designed for life sciences industry professionals, this event provides a strong working knowledge of core FDA competencies. Learn the essential background in FDA regulatory law to help you in your practice, as well as “advanced training” sessions tailored to the application of this knowledge to real-life situations. More

Paragraph IV Disputes

April 27 - 28, 2020 Conrad Hotel, New York, NY

Each spring, leading pharmaceutical patent litigators for brand name and generic drug companies gather at the Paragraph IV Disputes conference to discuss, debate, and analyze the latest trends, judicial rulings and legislative developments affecting Hatch-Waxman litigation. More

Life Sciences Patents

May 18 - 19, 2020 New York, NY

Join top patent practitioners at the premier forum for the life sciences market, where you’ll have the opportunity to engage in face-to-face discussions on best practices while benchmarking strategies for filing and defending patent portfolios. More

“BIG FOUR” Pharmaceutical Pricing Boot Camp

May 20 - 21, 2020 New York, NY

Addressing the concerns of pricing professionals contracting with the VA, DoD, PHS, and Coast Guard, this intensive training course is designed to provide you with a complete understanding of core pricing competencies. Our speaker faculty will guide you through the complicated terminology and pricing calculations and teach you how to navigate the complexities of working with the “Big Four” agencies. More

Pharmaceutical Patent Term Extensions

June 15 - 16, 2020 Munich

Renowned as Europe’s ONLY specialist forum for all SPC and Patent Term Extension Developments around the world. Attend and discover successful patenting strategies to enhance global commercialisation of your products. More