Program

Monday, November 7, 2022

 

09.30
Opening
Prof. Didier Picard, President Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2)
David Spichiger, Executive Director Swiss Chemical Society (SCS)
09.45
Participants' Check-In
10.15
Dr. Michael Kock, dr. kock consulting, Basel
«IP & FTO Strategy: The Big Picture - The WHY, the WHAT, the HOW»
10.45
Prof. Heinz Müller, Clinical Biochemistry, Unibas, Basel
Dr. Michael Kock, dr. kock consulting, Basel
«Patents: what is it all about? - Introduction & biotechnology related aspects of patenting and chemistry-related aspects of patenting»
12.30
Lunch
13.30
Break-out Session 1
Case study exercise - Claim drafting / defining a basic IP strategy
Group 1+2: Biotech invention
Group 3+4: Chemistry invention
15.00
Coffee Break
15.30
Dr. Ralf Badur, Novartis, Basel
«FTO Management / Patent Assessment: The Basic»
16.15
Mark Schweizer, President BPatG
«IP Litigation: Costs, timelines, forum shopping, critical elements, defenses»
17.00
Get a drink break
17.15
Fire Site Chat: Protecting IP and ensuring FTO in a SME and VC - War stories, lession learned
Dr. Stefan Emler, SmartGene
Patrick Selles, Biotalys
Jonathan Thwaite, Basilea
Laura Westby, Invaio
19.15
Dinner

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

 

07.00
Breakfast & room-checkout
08.00
Prof. Heinz Müller, Clinical Biochemistry, University of Basel
Anna Maria Villa, EPO/IPI
«Hands-on introduction to patent searches»
09.00
Break-out Session 2
Case study exercise - Patent Search
Group 1: Biotech invention Patentability
Group 2: Biotech invention FTO
Group 3: Chemistry invention Patentability
Group 4: Chemistry invention FTO
10.40

Coffee Break

11.00
Break-out Session 3
Case study exercise - FTO Strategy
Group 1+2: Biotech invention 
Group 3+4: Chemistry invention
12.30

Lunch

13.30
Bernard Volken, Rechtsanwalt Troller Hitz Troller
«IP Licensing: MTAs, CDAs, License Agreements - Understanding IP relevant clauses»
14.30
Beat Rauber, Roche
«Trade Secret Strategies: Trade secrets & Biologicals»
15.15

Coffee Break

15.30
Michael Kock, dr. kock consulting, Basel
«IP Due Diligence: Preparing / and assessing»
16.30
Summary, closing word
Feedback
17.00
End of the event