IP Forum For Life Sciences

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IP Forum For Life Sciences

December 3–5, 2017, Island Hotel Newport Beach, Newport Beach, CA

Join like-minded Chief IP Counsel and other senior in-house counsel for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • GWILYM ATTWELL (Fish & Richardson P.C.), Principal
  • DR. JUDY JARECKI-BLACK (Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health), Head, Patent Prosecution & Patent Litigation
  • KAREN BROWN (Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
  • KRYS CORBETT (ORIC (Overcoming Resistance in Cancer)), General Counsel & Sr Director of Business Development
  • CRISTIN HOWLEY COWLES, PH.D. (McCarter & English LLP), Partner
  • JAMES DEZAZZ (Dart NeuroScience), Corporate IP Counsel
  • JOHN HARRE (Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.), Vice President, Intellectual Property
  • JOSEPH KENNY (ImmunoGen, Inc.), Vice President, Intellectual Property
  • TIMOTHY JOYCE (Bayer West Coast Corporation), President and Chief Patent Counsel
  • JOHN LABBE (Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP), Partner
  • DREW LOWERY (Global Prior Art, Inc.), Director of Life Sciences
  • ERIC MARANDETT (Choate Hall & Stewart LLP), Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group
  • TOM MCLEAN (Nimbus Therapeutics), Intellectual Property Counsel
  • DANIEL NEUMAN (Global Prior Art, Inc.), Chemistry & Materials Group Leader
  • PAUL SIMBOLI (Depomed, Inc.), Vice President, Intellectual Property and Assistant General Counsel
  • TRAVIS YOUNG (Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), Executive Director, Intellectual Property


  • GWILYM ATTWELL (Fish & Richardson P.C.), Principal

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Topics For Discussion

  • Establishing Your IP Strategy As Part Of The Business
  • Busting The Budget Conundrum: Getting The Most Protection You Can Afford
  • Protecting Your Trade Secrets Both Inside & In The Wild
  • Creating & Managing Value With Outside Counsel
  • An Ounce Of Prevention: Planning For Litigation In A World Of Unknowns

Venue: Island Hotel Newport Beach

690 Newport Center Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660

This award-winning venue is less than 6 miles from John Wayne Airport.

General Sessions

Address top-of-mind issues in a conversational exchange among industry thought leaders, enabling participants to share lessons, expertise, leadership skills, and practical tools.


Engage in advanced dialogue in an informal boardroom-style setting on specific topics that are particularly suited to smaller group discussions.

Networking Meals

Participate in all meals and networking functions hosted on-site by Consero. These intimate gatherings provide countless opportunities to develop lasting business relationships.

Customized Itineraries

Meet with the most innovative service providers in the industry, one-on-one, based on your individual and departmental priorities. Our reputable partners are referred and vetted by your peers.

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Attendees Rave About Consero

  • “The best networking event I am aware of.”
    Bernd Hutter | Mapho Sys AG
  • “Great opportunity to connect with interesting people in an inspiring environment.”
    Marty W. | AM-Pharma
  • “Amazing mix of representation and topics! Loved every bit of the two days.”
    Prashant K. Bhauar | Rhizen Pharmaceuticals
  • “I very much enjoyed the interactive set-up and the insights from key people in the field.”
    Christoph Rehfuess | MagForce AG
  • “A terrific forum to discuss IP matter in an intimate atmosphere.”
    Bernd Hutter | MaphoSys AG

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