LES Benelux - Invitation AGM and Topic Meeting "Lessons learned from Life Sciences" on 20 June 2019 in Brussels

LES Benelux cordially invites all members to the AGM and Topic Meeting on Thursday 20 June 2019 from 10.00 till 17.15 in Brussels, Belgium.

Our acknowledged speakers will discuss lessons learned from Life Sciences:

  • Competition law issues in the Life Sciences sector – Understand the most pressing current issues of competition law for IP and tech transfer specialists active in the sector of Life Sciences
  • Supplementary Protection Certificates & manufacturing waiver – Master the latest developments in drug life cycle management. Hear an update on SPC case law. Experts from the EU regulator, the industry and law firms will exchange views on the new EU regulation and its impact on the industry.
  • Trade secret protection – What does “reasonable steps” really mean for life sciences companies – Reasonable steps” are required under the EU directive for information to enjoy trade secret protection. What steps are required? What does it mean in practice.
  • The business of buying/selling technology – How do Life Sciences BD people actually work? How do they identify the technologies and deals of interest? How do they approach negotiation? Experience sharing from different (industry, VC and university) angles.
  • Compensation for employee invention – How do companies deal with employee invention? Including in the framework of clinical trials (patents based on results)? And including in the USA? First-hand practical experience from industry experts.
  • Successful R&D set-ups – Innovation centers and incubators. How do they work? How can I get in? Real life experience sharing

Venue: The meeting will be held at the premises of VBO-FEB, Rue Ravensteinstraat 4, Brussels, Belgium. See www.vbo-feb.be for a map and directions.

Registration and fees*

Please register by the online registration form at https://les-benelux.org/event/online-registration-form/

  • The special fee for this AGM and meeting will be € 90,00 for LES Benelux members. For LES members 40 years of age or below there is a discount of € 20,00 under the condition of completing your date of birth at the online registration form.
  • The fee is € 180,00 for non-members. Please note that for non-members from one of the Benelux countries the fee also includes membership of LES Benelux for 2019.
  • Members who wish to attend only the half hour AGM are welcome at no charge. Members of LES are entitled to vote at the AGM. Non-members are most welcome to attend as observers but have no right to vote.

* LES Switzerland members will be treated as if they were LES Benelux members, i.e. registration fee of € 90,00 instead of € 180,00.

Participation includes meeting materials, buffet lunch, coffee and tea in the break and drinks after the meeting. Payment can take place by bank transfer or by credit card. Your registration will be confirmed with an invoice for the registration fee.
General information, details on the program and more information on our speakers can be found at https://les-benelux.org/event/events/.
We are looking forward to welcoming you in Brussels.
Yours sincerely,
William Bird, President
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