Leveraging China to Build a Global Biotech Business

08 Jan 2013 08:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Jennifer Dubman
(415) 268-6742

Morrison & Foerster and ChinaBio® are pleased to join together to host a workshop for 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. The workshop will include sessions on:

Structuring a Global Life Science Company

Relevant structuring considerations to:

  • Enhance financeability by U.S. and China investors
  • Maximize tax efficiency
  • Provide investor-friendly capital structure
  • Preserve flexibility and minimize regulatory approvals for a subsequent liquidity event

Building a Global Patent Portfolio

Secure China, U.S., and international patents to effectively block your competition.

  • Significant changes in the U.S. due to the America Invents
    Act (AIA)
  • Recent U.S. court decisions on patentable subject matter
  • Adjusting China strategies in view of new U.S. law changes

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 news.


  • Chuck Comey, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Janet Xiao, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Jie Zhou, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Greg B. Scott, President & Founder, ChinaBio®




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