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.


34th FDA Boot Camp

FDA Boot Camp

September 18 - 19, 2019 The Bostonian Hotel, Boston, MA

This premier event is designed to provide professionals working in the life sciences space – such as patent and products litigators, in-house counsel, regulatory affairs specialists, business executives, and investors – a strong working knowledge of core FDA competencies. More

Paragraph IV Disputes Master Symposium

Paragraph IV Disputes Master Symposium

October 3 - 4, 2019 W Chicago – City Center, Chicago, IL

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

Life Sciences IP Summit CLE

October 15 - 16, 2019 Munich

This conference sets the scene for the future of SPCs in Europe, providing a deeper understanding of secondary medical use patents and give practical insights on how an in-house counsel should manage patent litigation from beginning to end. This event will provide you with comprehensive knowledge and benchmarking opportunities to ensure you are leading the way in patent protection. More

RX Drug Pricing Forum CLE

October 16 - 17, 2019 DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan, New York, NY

Attend the nation’s top training on pharmaceutical pricing geared to provide drug manufacturers, PBMs, plans, and pharmacies with the essential information they require when it comes to pricing issues, including government payor programs such as Medicaid and Medicare Parts B and D to ensure understanding of the key concepts as well as the advanced issues that exist. More

Health Outcomes Think Tank

October 18, 2019 Doubletree by Hilton Metropolitan, New York, NY

Attend an open symposium where you can explore, debate, and discuss the challenges associated with developing successful strategies to present and evaluate proofs which both public and private payors are requiring to achieve positive formulary determinations. More

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

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

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

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