Michael Meurer, professor at Boston University School of Law, and former professor at University at Buffalo, is currently organizing a Symposium covering cutting edge intellectual property and patent issues related to advancements in medicine.
Bioinformatics and Intellectual Property Law is the title of an April 27 program co-sponsored by Boston University School of Law Center for Law and Technology and Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP. The all-day program will include discussions on topics such as Patenting and Financing Bioinformatic Inventions, Data Protection Statutes and Bioinformatic Databases, Molecules vs. Information: Should Patents Protect Both; and The Proper Scope of IP Protection of Drugs in the Post-Genomics Era.
Participants in the Boston event include Rebecca Eisenberg, University of Michigan Law School; Cynthia Ho, Loyola University Chicago School of Law; Dan Burk, University of Minnesota Law School; Dennis S. Karjala, Arizona State University College of Law; Arti Rai, University of San Diego School of Law; Mitchel Astrue and Thomas Meyers, partners at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP; Wendy Gordon, George Annas, and Maureen O’Rourke, professors at Boston University School of Law; and corporate counsel from biotech companies.
Registration can be made via e-mail or telephone: [email protected] or 617-248-7751.