Life Sciences Spring Forum

Gowling WLG, Webinar only

12 March 2020
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PST
Each presentation is eligible for 1 CPD hour (3 hours total) toward the LSBC's CPD requirement. CLE/CPD

Registration for this event is closed.

Questions? Please feel free to contact Riannah Reagh.

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The health and safety of our registered attendees is our top priority and with this in mind, we are moving our Life Sciences Spring Forum online (only). 
On Wednesday, March 11th, registered attendees will receive information regarding how to connect to the Life Sciences Spring Forum webinar.

If you would like to participate, please register by 3:00 pm PST Wednesday, March 11.


In the rapidly changing life sciences sector, it is vital to remain current on the latest issues and challenges that affect the industry. Learn about trends, risks and opportunities across key areas of life sciences from our accomplished professionals at Gowling WLG.

You are invited to our Life Sciences Spring Forum on Thursday, March 12. Our speakers are leading lawyers, patent attorneys and patent agents with expertise in various fields such as technology, science, and intellectual property. Topics to be covered in our morning seminar include licensing terms and trends, intellectual property, and mitigating risks.

RSVP now to reserve your spot.


8:30 to 9:15 a.m. IP 101 for Life Sciences
Associates Edith Penty Geraets and Filza Tariq present an overview of the best approach to protecting your business assets through patents and trademarks. They will discuss topics that range from identifying IP to deciding when to file to avoiding common prosecution pitfalls.

9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Managing risks: Could it or will it happen?

Partner Lisa Thorne leads an in-depth discussion of practical tips and insights for identifying, managing and mitigating the risks to your IP portfolio. She will examine sources of risk, tools and systems to monitoring threats and opportunities, and third party reviews of IP portfolios.

10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Life Sciences Licensing: Terms and Trends
Partner Paul Armitage explores the latest industry trends in deal terms and royalties, as well as discussing key terms in life sciences licenses and collaborations.

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Riannah Reagh
Business Development & Marketing Coordinator

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