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Spurring Biotech Innovation: Is Compulsory Licensing an Answer?
Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
There is no charge for this program.

Biotech is one of the fastest growing and most highly innovative fields today. And like other pioneering fields, a core biotech strategy today usually involves obtaining patent protection over an invention. But does this thicket of patents create high barriers for some biotech companies? Would compulsory licensing lower those barriers? Please join as our distinguished panel discusses this timely issue.

Moderators: Henry Behnen, NYC Bar Science & Law Committee (Secretary; Chair of Compulsory Licensing Subcommittee) and Schiff Hardin LLP

Speakers: Misti Ushio, Managing Director, Harris & Harris Group; Andrew Koopman, NYU Office of Industrial Liaison, Manager, New Venture Development; Eric Greenbaum, Principal, Greenbaum P.C.

Sponsored by: Science & Law Committee, Beth D. Jacob, Chair; Patents Law Committee, James R. Klaiber, Chair


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New York, NY 10036


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