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Ryan L. Marshall and Jennifer L. Fox to Speak at ACI's Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Patent Life Cycles and Portfolio Strategies
February 25, 2014

On February 25, Ryan L. Marshall and Jennifer L. Fox will speak at ACI's Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Patent Life Cycles and Portfolio Strategies in New York, NY.

Mr. Marshall will be participating in the, "Basic Training in the Essentials of Patent Term Adjustment and Patent Term Restoration for Patent Lawyers Serving the Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, and Biotechnology Industries." This session will cover:

  • Understanding the unique role of PTA in the longevity of patent life cycles
  • Which point of patent life each of these devices extends
  • PTO delays v. applicant delays

Ms. Fox will be moderating, "Prometheus and Myriad: Questions of Natural Law and 101 Patentability and Their Implications for Life Sciences Innovation and the Future of Personalized Medicine" The panel will discuss:

  • Exploring the implications of this new jurisprudence to the future of diagnostic patents
  • Exploring the use of trade secrets as an alternative to IP protection for diagnostics
  • Implications of the Court’s ruling on the future of personalized medicine and related provisions under PPACA