International Bar Association - World Life Science Conference
- - UTC

The Westin Gaslamp Quarter
910 Broadway Circle
San Diego, CA 92101
United States


The IBA World Life Science conference is presented by the IBA Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee, supported by the IBA Healthcare and Life Sciences Law Committee, the IBA Technology Law Committee, the IBA Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises Committee, the IBA North American Regional Forum and the IBA Latin American Regional Forum.

This conference will examine the legal intellectual property regulatory and financial issues facing the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and medical IT industries. Panels will bring together industry, business, regulatory, financial and academic experts in their respective field of life sciences.

Partner Bill Bunker, Co-Chair of the Conference, will be presenting opening remarks on Saturday, June 21. Partner Joe Jennings will be moderating "Litigating the life sciences" on Sunday, June 22 at 9:00 a.m. 

Topics include:

  • A life sciences start up
  • Advice to the entrepreneur
  • Biotechnology, plant and animal patents
  • Emerging life sciences business models
  • Exits and beyond
  • Interface between regulation and IP
  • International life sciences litigation
  • Pacific and Indian winds in pharmaceuticals
  • Patent expiration
  • Perspectives of patenting strategies in the US versus Europe
  • Raising capital

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice or in-house counsel, C-level officers, and venture capitalists having an interest in IP, regulatory and financial issues facing the pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, medical device and medical IT industries.

Download the conference program here.

View the registration information on the IBA Life Sciences Conference website.

CLE credit available