Directors John M. Covert and David H. Holman, Ph.D., will moderate the KnowledgeBridge™ session “Patents in the Cross-Hairs of the Affordable Drug Conversation” at Consero’s 2022 IP Forum for Life Sciences in Huntington Beach, CA. Their session will occur on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. PDT.

The IP Forum for Life Sciences is an invitation-only event.

Session Overview

  • Unpacking Director Vidal’s Request for Comments regarding robustness and reliability of patent rights
    • Written description and claim support;
    • Non-statutory obviousness-type double patenting;
    • Where are all the pharma IPRs?
  • Making Use of the Current Tools for Third Party Patent Challenges
  • Decision-making as a patent challenger can be … challenging – e.g., wait to be sued, file IPR/PGR, foreign oppositions and ex parte reexams.