Joint Defense Groups: A Risk Benefit Analysis for the Hatch-Waxman Practitioner, Panelist, Paragraph IV Disputes Conference, American Conference Institute (ACI)

April 27, 2022 at 11:15am12:00pm

Intellectual Property Litigation Partner, Rob Vrana, will be participating in a panel discussion at the Paragraph IV Disputes Conference hosted by the American Conference Institute (ACI) on April 27, 2022 in New York City.  The panel, entitled "Joint Defense Groups: A Risk Benefit Analysis for the Hatch-Waxman Practitioner," will discuss the benefits and detriments of joint defense groups in ANDA cases.  They will share best practices on devising brand name strategies for addressing litigation with joint defense groups as well as ideas for minimizing risk by protecting joint legal interests resourcefully.  

Panelists joining Mr. Vrana will include the Honorable Tonianne J. Bongiovanni, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, District of New Jersey; Ryan M. Daniel, Chief Patent Counsel, Region North America, Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC; and Luke T. Shannon, Shareholder, Polsinelli.

The Paragraph IV Disputes Conference is a two-day event where leaders from both brand and generic drug companies and pharmaceutical patent practitioners confer with each other and assess the implications of court cases, legislation, and trends which affect the patent industry.  Attendees also hear from judges of the federal judiciary, and U.S. P.T.O.’s PTAB as well as members of the FTC and the FDA.  To learn more about this event visit Paragraph IV Disputes Conference | American Conference Institute.