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Best Strategies for Defending Pharma Patents and Countering Challengers' Trending Tricks

In recent years, challenges against branded pharmaceutical patents have become more sophisticated, resulting in more complex Hatch-Waxman and biosimilars patent litigation. This webinar will discuss tips and tricks for navigating through pharmaceutical patent litigation and Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) proceedings and will address potential strategies for branded pharmaceutical companies to prepare for newly trending attacks and avoid possible pitfalls. Topics discussed in this webinar include:

  • “Design-around” strategies in attempts to avoid patent infringement
  • Use of the PTAB by challengers as a second front in patent litigation
  • “Shape-shifting” patent attacks that pit infringement and validity positions or different validity positions against one another
  • Trends in using, or avoiding, the “patent dance” for biosimilars patent litigation under the BPCIA

CLE credit will be applied for in CA, GA, IL, NY, TX and, if needed, NC and VA. Attendees will receive a Uniform Certificate of Attendance via email approximately 30 days after the program to seek CLE credit in other jurisdictions. New York lawyers: This program is considered transitional and non-transitional in content. The interactive webinar format is synchronous and approved for all lawyers. King & Spalding LLP | 1180 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 | CA Provider #10947.

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Event Details

Date: May 23, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm (ET)

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Please register soon. You do not have to be a client to attend, and there is no charge.