Join Morrison Foerster and GSAS Harvard Biotech Club for our Advanced Topics in Patent Law Course, a six-week program of virtual discussions designed for students, post-docs, entrepreneurs, and investors with a life sciences background. MoFo’s seasoned patent lawyers will lead each class with an experience‑based approach to discuss patent drafting and IP strategy in areas including medical devices, small molecules, personalized medicine, diagnostics, AI/machine learning, and biologics.
Attendees will gain the hands-on knowledge scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs need to know about life sciences patent law, including how to avoid common mistakes that can have serious consequences down the road. This is also a great refresher course for any patent practitioners who are interested in an in-depth discussion of key insights for patenting life sciences innovations. The course begins Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST, and runs every Wednesday through March 8, 2023.
Topics of Discussion:
Session 1 – Developing an IP Strategy February 1, 2023 Speaker: Michael Ward, Ph.D.
Session 2 – Biologics Patent Drafting and IP Strategy February 8, 2023 Speaker: Meghan Poon, Ph.D.
Session 3 – Patent Strategies for Personalized Medicine and Diagnostics February 15, 2023 Speakers: Karen Potter, Ph.D. and Liz Newman, Ph.D.
Session 4 – Medical Device Patent Drafting and IP Strategy February 22, 2023 Speaker: Christopher Gloria
Session 5 –Small Molecule Patent Drafting and IP Strategy March 1, 2023 Speaker: Anita Choi
Session 6 – Life Science AI and Machine Learning Patent Drafting and IP Strategy (Case Studies) March 8, 2023 Speakers: Jean Nguyen, Ph.D. and Anna Yuan