Biosimilar medicines are already a commercial reality in the European Union. The U.S. Healthcare Reform legislation – with its defined pathway for the regulatory approval of follow-on biologics – should open up the U.S. market in the future, but in the meantime, the next batch of biosimilars will face other difficulties in reaching the market, both in the EU and elsewhere. SMi Group provides a CPD accredited masterclass which helps industry professionals to deal with patents issues during biosimilar medicine development for the EU market.
This event covers an extensive range of topics and provides a comprehensive survey and in-depth analysis of IP of biosimilars in advanced markets, specific, detailed focus on insulin analogues and pegylation, development of Monoclonal antibodies regulation and an outline of the future opportunities in developing markets and the EU. The masterclass is headed by an expert, Dr Duncan Curley (director of London-based law practice, Innovate Legal), who has in-depth knowledge and experience of IP law practice; where he has worked on many high-profile cases e.g. Lenzing v Courtaulds (fibre technology), Bespak v 3M (metered dose inhalers for asthma) and acts for a number of multinational companies on freedom to operate, patent clearance and litigation issues.
Gaining a deeper understanding into the IP of biosimilars is crucial to the dealing with the difficulties of them reaching the market, spotting future opportunities and developing strategies to help companies in the development of biosimilar medicines for the EU market.
Benefits of attending SMi’s CPD accredited masterclass, Patent Issues in the Development of Biosimilar Medicines:
Upon completion of this Masterclass, through a combination of presentations and interactive discussion, you will:
For further information and the opportunity to register online please visit; http://www.smi-online.co.uk/biosimilarsclass12.asp
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