Pharma Leaders IP Conference 2015

On 23 September 2015 J A Kemp will host the ‘Pharma Leaders IP Conference 2015’ at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London. 

Topics explored will include:

  • Pharma patent applications – where and when to file
  • Medical use claims in Europe
  • Personalised medicine and companion diagnostics
  • Supplementary protection certificates (SPCs)
  • Trade marks and related regulatory matters
  • Organising litigation around the world

The speakers at this event will include Dr Joan Ellis of Dickinson Wright PLLC, a former Examiner and Administrative Patent Judge at the USPTO, and Dr Gwynedd Warren of GlaxoSmithKline, ‎an Assistant General Counsel (Patents) who has over 15 years of experience in the prosecution and litigation of patents pertaining to vaccine technology.  Dr Ellis will be providing her insights on patent eligibility in the US, especially in relation to diagnostics and biomarkers.  Dr Warren will be discussing patent litigation and the potential impacts of the European Union’s Unitary Patent Court (UPC). 

J A Kemp’s own IP experts will lead sessions exploring a wide variety of topics, including where and when to file, European medical use claims, diagnostics from a European perspective, SPCs, trade marks and regulatory matters.  The J A Kemp attorneys will provide practical advice for building a robust IP portfolio.

This is an all-day event and is free to attend.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided and there will be plenty of time for networking.  To view the full agenda please visit the Pharma Leaders IP Conference 2015 website.  Click here to view the event flyer. 

Date: Wednesday 23 September 2015

Time: 10.30am – 5.30pm (lunch provided)

Location: Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-63 Great Queen St., London, WC2B 5DA

To book a place for you or a colleague, please email Will Smith at

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