2015: Schedule of Events

CincyBio 2015 Schedule of Events
Date: April 21, 2015
Location: The Horseshoe Casino, Cincinnati, OH (2nd Floor, Pavillion Ballroom CD)
Sponsored By: Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association (CincyIP)


April 20, 2015, 6:00 P.M.: Speaker’s Dinner Sponsored Bythompson reuters

April 21, 2015: CincyBio


8:15-8:45 – Registration, Networking, and Coffee

8:45-9:00 – Welcome and Introduction

9:00-10:00Draft and Prosecute Biotech Patent Applications That Can Withstand IPR and
PGR Challenges with Barbara Rudolph, Ph.D., Esq., Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

10:00-11:00The Patentability of Natural Products: A European Perspective with Lucy Samuels, Partner, Gill, Jennings & Every, LLP and Sarah Hesford, Senior Associate, Gill, Jennings & Every LLP

11:00-11:15Networking Break

11:15-12:15Protecting Natural Products in the Wake of Evolving Eligibility Standards with Amanda Barry, Esq., Associate General Counsel, The Procter & Gamble Company; Harry J. Guttman, Ph.D., Esq., Senior Counsel, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP; Duane C. Marks, Esq., Patent Counsel, Eli Lilly & Company; and Scott M. K. Lee Ph.D., Esq., Patent Attorney, Law Office of Salvatore Arrigo and Scott Lee, LLP

12:30-1:45Lunch and Networking, Sponsored by: 


1:45-2:45Strategies for Patenting at the Intersection of Biotech, Informatics & Healthcare
IT with Michael L. Fuller, Esq., Partner, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

2:45-3:00 – Networking Break

3:00-4:00The Future of Biotechnology Innovation, and How it can be Protected and
Monetized with Justin Levy, Esq., Technology Manager, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Muriel M. Liberto, PhD, Esq., Of Counsel, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., Mike Venerable, Managing Director of Digital, Software and Health Tech, CincyTech, Peter S. White, Ph.D., Chair of the Division of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

4:00 – Closing Remarks and Adjourn

Thanks to our sponsors!

Gold Sponsors:

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