Conferences and Speeches

PLI Seminar: Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Intellectual property partner Sanjay Murthy will present “Ethical Issues Confronting Life Sciences Patent Lawyers” at Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 2018.

Topics will include:

  • Ethics before the PTAB including PTO Rules and ABA Model Rules
  • Update on latest PTAB ethics decisions: Mylan Pharma. Inc. v. Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Apple Inc. v. Inc., Revisiting Atlanta Gas Light Co. v Bennett Regulatory Guards and IML SLU v. WAG Acquisition
  • Conflict issues including update on Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP v. J-M Manufacturing Co. Inc, Guardant Health, Inc. v. Foundation Medicine, Inc., Eolas Technologies Incorporated v. and Apollo Enterprise Solutions, Inc. v. Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Ethics issues for in-house counsel including pre-suit obligation to investigate: BPCIA, complying with BPCIA confidentiality provisions and avoiding waiver of attorney client/work product protection in litigation

CLE credit: Please see the event website for detailed CLE information.