ChinaBio® Executive San Francisco Workshop - Leveraging China to Build a Global Biotech Business


Genevieve Oransky
(415) 268-7105

To kick off the New Year, Morrison & Foerster, ChinaBio® Accelerator, and ChinaBio® Today are honored to host an executive workshop on “Leveraging China to Build a Global Biotech Business.”

This workshop addresses three critical topics for executives and investors building global biotech and life science companies in the current challenging financial climate:

  • Structuring a Global Life Science Company

How to structure your company to make it attractive to U.S. and China investors, and provide rule-of-law and shareholder rights.
Brian Cunningham, Senior of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster

  • Building a Global Patent Portfolio

How to secure China, U.S., and international patents that provide freedom to operate while blocking your competition.
Peng Chen, Ph.D., Partner, Morrison & Foerster

  • The State of China's Biotech Industry

China’s life science industry is moving quickly from services to innovation. Hear the latest update on novel technology development, investment, M&A and partnering deals, and other data from ChinaBio’s research team.
Greg B. Scott, President & Founder, ChinaBio® Accelerator

Join other key executives and managers of biotechnology and life science companies interested in learning how to leverage China to raise investment funds, develop new drugs or medical devices, and generate global intellectual property rights. Learn from our speakers how to structure a global life science company, build a global patent portfolio, and attract investment capital. The workshop’s leaders are all senior executives who have successfully put their principles into practice in the real world. Also, meet other executives and managers facing similar issues.

For more information about Morrison & Foerster’s global Life Science Practice, please visit


Greg B. Scott, President and Founder, ChinaBio® Accelerator
Brian Cunningham, Senior Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP (San Francisco)
Peng Chen, Ph.D., Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP (San Diego)


8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. Welcome Remarks
8:40 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Structuring a Global Life Science Company
9:20 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Networking Break
9:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Building a Global Patent Portfolio
10:20 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The State of China’s Biotech Industry
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Networking




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